Django Mathijsen

Biography

Dutchman Django Mathijsen is the son of professional musicians. He worked as a jazz-organist as a teenager and while studying engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, where he graduated in 1993.

He was a technical consultant on the award winning British TV-programs Robot Wars and TechnoGames. And, combining music and technology, he wrote a book about the Hammond-organ, which was serialized in a Dutch music magazine. As a science journalist and editor he’s subsequently written over three hundred articles in English and Dutch magazines.

He now concentrates mainly on composing music and writing fiction. He has won numerous awards for his short stories which have appeared in all current Dutch science fiction, fantasy and horror magazines and in various Dutch anthologies. His first novel (the science fiction techno-thriller "Mando Vidé en het Robotbevrijdingsfront") was published in the Netherlands in March 2010 by the publishing house Books of Fantasy. His second novel ("Codenaam Hadsadah") was co-written in 2010 with Anaïd Haen (also an award winning Dutch writer) and is the first thriller about WikiLeaks.

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Books

Kaboom!
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Steampunk flash fiction in which Jellana, riding from town to town on her steam tandem, gets in trouble with an unscrupulous traffic cop.
The Astro-Dragon
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Wilvo, like his father, is a space junk salvager. When his dad recovers a defective satellite, launched in 2241, the Pan-American Information Service pressures him to abort. His father continues. Suddenly he sends a distress signal. What’s entangling his spaceship? Can Wilvo, helped by Yaritza from PAIS, save his father? This story was awarded the NCSF-prize 2009.
Mando Viday and the Robot Emancipation Front
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After Django Mathijsen had won the Unleash Award twice in a row, a publisher asked him to write this novel based on his award-winning story. Accused of terrorism, a programmer of robotic cars loses everything. Hunted by the police, Mando hides with terrorists and discovers a mass murder conspiracy. What do Robot Wars and a kidnapped combat robot have to do with it? A race against the clock begins.
Santa's Weight Problem
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Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Santa has become too heavy for his sleigh. So he takes drastic action. Will he be able to bring the children their presents again? This story and picture is a Christmas present from Django Mathijsen and Anaïd Haen to their readers.
Terrorist in the Palace of the Snow Queen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
He lands in Spitsbergen to visit the World seed vault. But he isn’t Doctor Hamid Büchler of the Leibniz-institute. And he hasn’t got frozen seeds in his cabin trunk. What’s his secret mission? Can he stay out of the UN’s clutches long enough to complete it, or will he fall for the charm of the white blonde Doctor Kaia Hansen? Nominated for the Paul Harland Prize 2008.

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