Monthly Archives: April 2017

Lotus Blue: Cat Sparks

Cat Sparks is a multi-award-winning Australian author, editor and artist whose former employment has included: media monitor, political and archaeological photographer, graphic designer, Fiction Editor of Cosmos Magazine and Manager of Agog! Press. She’s currently finishing a PhD in sci fi and
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And for those of you playing at home …

Luke Spooner

Part Three of “The Night Stair” is up at Gamut!

Here’s a snippet from the opening of the tale:

The Steward is a tall man, entirely bald, gaunt in the face, yet rotund in the belly. His legs
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Supersonic Magazine

The latest Supersonic Magazine has a lot of great fiction, reviews and articles – as do all of the issues! But this one is especially awesome for me as my version of Little Red Riding Hood, “Red Skein”, has been translated
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The Perfect Weapon: Delilah S. Dawson

Delilah S. Dawson is the author of Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon and Scorched, the Blud series, the Hit series, Servants of the Storm, the Ladycastle comic, and Wake of Vultures and the Shadow series, written as Lila Bowen.

1. What do
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Mermaids and Fairy Midwives

Over at the Review of Australian Fiction, Angie Rega and I have stories in the latest issue!

Mine is “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” (which took some inspiration from Mike Mignola’s “The Third Wish” and Damien Angelica Walters’ “Sing Me
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And the results of the Aurealis Awards are in!

Big congrats to all the winners and shortlistees, and a huge thanks to the judges, the organising committee, and the dear readers! And thank you so much for choosing A Feast of Sorrows: Stories as winner of the Best Collection. Jack Dann
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The Night Stair – Part Two

… is now live at Gamut!

The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn: Usman Tanveer Malik

Today I’m very pleased to host at the blog the astonishingly talented Usman Tanveer Malik.

Usman T. Malik is a Pakistani vagrant camped in Florida. He reads Sufi poetry, likes long walks, and occasionally strums naats on the guitar.

His fiction has won the Bram Stoker
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Finnegan’s Field and Sweet Potato Films

Art by Greg Ruth

I’m so excited to announce this: I’ll be collaborating with the wonderful Vicki Madden of Sweet Potato Films (writer of the award-winning The Kettering Incident) on a project inspired by my novelette “Finnegan’s Field“, which was
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Ditmar Shortlists

White fox by Kathleen Jennings

The Ditmar shortlists are out and I’m happy to say that Vigil and Finnegan’s Field both scored a spot.

Vigil is listed for Best Novel and Finnegan’s Field for Best Novella/Novelette.

And in very good company as well –
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