Pseudonym of UK-born television writer David Boutland (1938- ), in Australia from 1951; he began to publish work of genre interest with "Time of Arrival" for New Worlds in April 1961, placing a number of tales in that journal in the years before Michael Moorcock became editor in 1964. His only sf book, Squat: Sexual Adventures on Other Planets (1970), is not his best work. [PN]
see also: Generation Starships.
David William Boutland
born Durham, County Durham: 11 December 1938
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