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Tim Jones (born 15 June 1959) is a New Zealand writer and poet.
Total Books: 58
Born in Cleethorpes, near Grimsby, England, Jones moved to Southland, New Zealand at a young age. He was educated at the University of Otago in Dunedin, and has lived in Wellington since 1993.
Jones has published five books: a novel, two short story collections, and two collections of poetry. In addition, he is the co-editor, with Mark Pirie, of an anthology of New Zealand science fiction poetry.
Jones has long been associated with the New Zealand science fiction fan community and also with New Zealand's environmentalist movement. Both themes are present in his books, though neither dominates his writing.
Jones's work was nominated for a Sir Julius Vogel Award for poetry in 2004, and Anarya's Secret was nominated for Best Novel in the 2008 awards. His poem "Shostakovich in America" was a finalist in the 2007 Bravado International Poetry Competition, finishing in third place, and his poem "The Outsider" was a finalist in the 2008 Bravado International Poetry Competition, finishing in second place.
Jones's short story collection Transported, published in 2008, was longlisted for the 2008 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.
Jones's story "The New Neighbours" has been selected for inclusion in The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Short Stories, to be published in 2009.