Arthur Bertram Chandler carved out a four-decade-long career as a science-fiction writer, with much of that time spent living in Australia. In all, he published more than 40 novels and collections and over 240 works of short fiction using either his birth name or the pseudonyms George Whitley and S.M.H.. Chandler also contributed essays and letters to dozens of speculative-fiction magazines and fanzines.
A Bertram Chandler was a retired officer in the Australian Merchant Marine;he started writing Science Fiction in 1945 and died in 1984. he produced over 30novels and 150 short stories, many of the drawing on his seagoing experience andthe possible similarities between traveling Earth's oceans and traveling inspace.
|Author:||David Kelleher; A Bertram Chandler|
|Publisher:||[Australia] : David Kelleher, 2004-|
|Series:||PANDORA electronic collection|
|Edition/Format:||Website : Document : Updating website Continually Updated Resource Computer File : English|
David Kelleher's site dedicated to the works of A Bertram Chandler, it contains a bibliography, articles, short stories and poems as well as short story and magazine covers that have included Chandlers work.
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Arthur Bertram Chandler was an Australian science fiction author. He also wrote under the pseudonyms George Whitley, George Whitely, Andrew Dunstan, and S.H.M. He was born in Aldershot, England. He was a merchant marine officer, sailing the world in everything from tramp steamers to troopships. He immigrated to Australia in 1956, becoming an Australian citizen.
A. Bertram Chandler (1912-1984)
Arthur Bertram Chandler was a British-Australian science fiction author born in Aldershot, England in 1912. He sailed the world in everything from tramp steamers to troop transports and emigrated to Australia in 1956, where he commanded merchant ships under Australian and New Zealand flags until his retirement in 1975. Chandler's first published work was "This Means War!" for in May 1944 and he concentrated on short fiction for nearly two decades, often writing under various pseudonyms. He won the Ditmar Award four times and the A Bertram Chandler Award for lifetime achievement in sf in Australia has been presented in his memory since 1992.