The youngest of eleven children, Chris lives in Brisbane, Australia, with his wife Sandra and their three children, Aedan, Declan and Brigit.
Chris is multi-published in Science Fiction and Fantasy and his short story Within Twilight was short-listed for the 2002 Aurealis Award in both the SF and horror categories.
Chris has an honours degree in Chemical Engineering and has worked extensively in the Environmental consulting and Greenhouse fields. He has a first-dan black belt in Tae Know Do, is a member of the Tara Singers choir and plays classical guitar. He has been accused of being a movie and video addict, but maintains this is all a terrible lie.