Felicity Dowker

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Felicity Dowker
Born 1980
Genres Speculative fiction
Notable work(s) "Bread and Circuses", "Jesse's Gift"
Notable award(s) Ditmar Award



Felicity Dowker is a speculative fiction writer from Victoria, Australia. She is predominantly recognised as a writer in the horror genre.[1]

In 2009, she won the Ditmar Award (Australian SF Award) for Best New Talent.[2] Her story "Jesse's Gift" was nominated for the Aurealis Award for Horror Short Story.[3]

Dowker's stories have appeared in a number of Australian publications including Borderlands, Aurealis and Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine.[4] Scoop Magazine described her story "Bread and Circuses" as a highlight of the Scary Kisses anthology.[5] The story has received a number of positive reviews.[6][7][8][9]

Dowker's first story collection, Bread and Circuses, was published in 2012.[10]