Sir Julius Vogel Award|
Simon Petrie is a speculative fiction writer based in Canberra, Australia. He is predominantly recognised as a writer in the science fiction and fantasy genres. 
In 2010 his first collection of short stories was published, Rare Unsigned Copy: tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude, and Giant Mutant Vegetables by Peggy Bright Books.
Petrie's stories have appeared in a number of Australian publications including Borderlands, Aurealis and Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine. He is also a member of the Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine collective, editing issues 35 and 40.