Edwina Harvey

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Edwina Harvey is a zine editor, writer and fan artisan from Australia.

Edwina was born in Sydney, Australia, and worked in the library at the University of New South Wales.

She began contributing fan fiction, articles and poetry to fanzines in the late 1970s, contributing to Beyond Antares, and Chronicles by Susan Smith-Clarke, among other fanzines. Edwina was one of the early writers of slash fiction for these fanzines. Since that time, she has won a number of literary awards for her writing, including the Australian Science Fiction Media Award for Best Writer, the Astrex Literary Award for her stories, and the Medtrek Literary Competition for her poetry.

Edwina Harvey began co-publishing The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet in 2002. It was originally published by Marc Ortlieb from 1995 to 2002 as a newszine for the Australian National Science Fiction Association. In 2002 Ortlieb handed over the editorship to the team of Edwina Harvey and Ted Scribner, who produced it till 2010, publishing 101 issues. It was relaunched in February 2011, by Wendy Palmer.

The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet won the Ditmar Award for Best Fanzine three times; in 2004, 2005, and 2006, under the editorship of Edwina Harvey and Ted Scribner.

In 2018, Edwina Harvey received the A. Bertram Chandler Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in Australian SF, presented by Australian SF Foundation.




  • The Whale's Tale, 2012
  • The Back of the Back of Beyond 2013, Peggy Bright Books
  • An eclectic collection of stuff and things: Stories by Edwina Harvey, 2017, Peggy Bright Books

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