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Summary

Amanda is a novelist and screenwriter. She is a Tin Duck Award winner, an Aurealis and Ditmar Awards finalist and author of several science fiction novels - both original and tie-in works.

Biography

Amanda is a Tin Duck Award winner, an Aurealis and Ditmar Awards finalist and author of several science fiction novels. Her latest novel, THE SENSATION (Angry Robot Books), is the second book in the Salvation series. The first book, THE SUBJUGATE, has been optioned for TV by an Oscar and Golden Globe nominated production company.

Born in Geraldton, she moved to Perth to study film & television/creative writing at Murdoch University, earning a BA in Communication Studies. Perth has been her home since, aside from time in London where she undertook Film & TV ‘Extra’ work.

She was a finalist in the Universal AU/Screenwest Pitch competition (2019) and a finalist in the AACTA Regional Landscapes in partnership with Screenworks Pitch (2020).

Her short story THE GREAT PRESERVATION can be found on Short Édition's Short Story Dispenser.

Her upcoming releases include: PANDEMIC: PATIENT ZERO (March 2021, Aconyte Books (UK), and a short story in the WARHAMMER 40K universe (Black Library).

Relevant qualifications

BA Communication Studies, Murdoch University (Film/TV and Creative Writing)

Recent experience

Supanova Sydney (2019) - Guest author
Supanova Perth (2019) - Guest author
Supanova Brisbane (2018) - Guest author
Supanova Adelaide (2018) - Guest author
Swancon and Worldcon - Regular panelist

Publications

Aurora: Aurizun (Aurora 7)

Aurora: Aurizun (Aurora 7)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Space Opera

The Subjugate

The Subjugate

Publisher: Angry Robot Books

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Science Fiction Crime Thriller

The Time of the Stripes

The Time of the Stripes

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment (Amanda Bridgeman)

Publ. date: 2017

Genre: Science Fiction

Aurora: Decima (Aurora 6)

Aurora: Decima (Aurora 6)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment

Publ. date: 2016

Genre: Space Opera

Aurora: Eden (Aurora 5)

Aurora: Eden (Aurora 5)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment (previous publisher - Pan Macmillan Australia)

Publ. date: 2015

Genre: Space Opera

Aurora: Centralis (Aurora 4)

Aurora: Centralis (Aurora 4)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment (previous publisher - Pan Macmillan Australia)

Publ. date: 2015

Genre: Space Opera

Aurora: Meridian (Aurora 3)

Aurora: Meridian (Aurora 3)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment (previous publisher - Pan Macmillan Australia)

Publ. date: 2014

Genre: Space Opera

Aurora: Pegasus (Aurora 2)

Aurora: Pegasus (Aurora 2)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment (previous publisher - Pan Macmillan Australia)

Publ. date: 2013

Genre: Space Opera

Aurora: Darwin (Aurora 1)

Aurora: Darwin (Aurora 1)

Publisher: Centralis Entertainment (previous publisher - Pan Macmillan Australia)

Publ. date: 2013

Genre: Space opera

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Website http://amandabridgeman.com.au/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AmandaBridgeman2/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bridgeman_books/

Twitter https://twitter.com/Bridgeman_Books

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