T. R. (Tim) Napper is a multi-award-winning science fiction author. He has been nominated for the Aurealis Award three times, winning for Best Short Story in 2017. His short fiction has appeared in annual 'Year's Best' anthologies and he has been published in respected genre magazines in the US, the UK, Israel, Austria, Australia, Singapore, and Vietnam. His debut short story collection, Neon Leviathan, was published in 2020, and his debut novel, 36 Streets, will be released in January 2022 by Titan Books (UK).
Before turning to writing, Napper was an aid worker, having lived throughout Southeast Asia for over a decade delivering humanitarian programs. He has a creative writing doctorate for his work on noir, cyberpunk, and Asian modernity.
Tim has been playing Dungeons and Dragons for over 20 years. Currently he works as a professional dungeon master, running games for autistic teenagers and young adults for a local charity.