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Deborah Biancotti is an Australian writer of speculative fiction.
Biancotti was born in 1971 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Her first work was published in 2000 with her short story "The First and Final Game" which was featured in Altair and won the 2000 Aurealis Award for best horror short story. In 2001 she won the Ditmar Award for best new talent. Biancotti's fifth short story, "King of All and the Metal Sentinel" was published in 2002 and won the 2003 Ditmar Award for best Australian short fiction. In 2007 her story "A Scar for Leida" won the Aurealis Award for best young-adult short story. Biancotti is now based in Sydney.