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| birthdate = 1980
| birthplace = Australia
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| genre = [[Speculative fiction]]
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| notableworks = "Bread and Circuses", "Jesse's Gift"
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| awards = '''Ditmar Award'''<br>{{awd|award=[[Ditmar Award|Best New Talent]]|year=2008|}}
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Felicity Dowker is a speculative fiction writer from Victoria, Australia. She is predominantly recognised as a writer in the horror genre.<ref>http://stage.moonee-valley-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/airport-west-author-signs-horror-book-deal/</ref>

In 2009, she won the [[Ditmar Award]] (Australian SF Award) for Best New Talent.<ref>http://www.locusmag.com/SFAwards/Db/Ditmar2009.html</ref> Her story "Jesse's Gift" was nominated for the [[Aurealis Award]] for Horror Short Story.<ref>http://www.locusmag.com/SFAwards/Db/Aurealis2010.html#hs</ref>

Dowker's stories have appeared in a number of Australian publications including [[Borderlands]], [[Aurealis]] and [[Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine]].<ref>http://girliejones.livejournal.com/1555114.html</ref> ''Scoop Magazine'' described her story "Bread and Circuses" as a highlight of the ''Scary Kisses'' anthology.<ref>http://scoop.realviewtechnologies.com/default.aspx?iid=42664&startpage=page0000068</ref> The story has received a number of positive reviews.<ref>http://www.angelaslatter.com/drive-by-felicity-dowker/</ref><ref>http://narrellemharris.wordpress.com/2010/06/15/review-scary-kisses-edited-by-liz-grzyb/</ref><ref>http://charles-tan.blogspot.com/2010/05/bookmagazine-review-scary-kisses-edited.html</ref><ref>http://www.specusphere.com/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=963</ref>

Dowker's first story collection, ''Bread and Circuses'', will be published in 2012.<ref>http://stage.moonee-valley-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/airport-west-author-signs-horror-book-deal/</ref>

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