Monthly Archives: May 2017

Of Sorrow and Such artwork

You can now buy an art print of the cover for Of Sorrow and Such!

The wonderful Anna and Elena Balbusso Twins have it for sale here.

Plus (and I did not realise this), the illustration, “The Witch”, won two awards!

2017 SILVER AWARD 55th Annual
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Australian Writers’ Centre

Art by Kathleen Jennings

I’ll be appearing at the AWC in Sydney on Friday 21 July 2017, 6-8pm, for a Masterclass on Fantasy writing.

It’ll be an in conversation event with the delightful and erudite Pamela Freeman.

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New Fears

Delighted to see the cover for the new anthology from Mark Morris and Titan Books!

New Fears has stories from Alison Littlewood, Stephen Gallagher, Brady Golden, Nina Allan, Brian Keene, Chaz Brenchley, AK Benedict, Brian Lillie, Ramsey Campbell, Carole Johnstone, Sarah Lotz, Adam Nevill,
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Domnall and the Borrowed Child: Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

1. What do new readers need to know about Sylvia Spruck Wrigley?

They should know that the sense of time and place in my stories is very variable. I’m German-American and I’ve spent more time living in Spain and the UK
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Books + Publishing

It’s nice when the industry mags notice! And you’re in excellent company! Thanks, Books + Publishing.

Australian authors shortlisted for Locus Awards

15 May 2017

Several Australian authors and illustrators have been named as finalists for the Locus Awards for science-fiction and fantasy writing.

Garth Nix is a finalist in the young adult category for his novel Goldenhand (A&U). Nix was previously a
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Shadows & Tall Trees #7: Rebecca Kuder

Rebecca Kuder’s story, “Rabbit, Cat, Girl,” appeared in Year’s Best Weird Fiction, vol. 3. Her essays have appeared in The Manifest Station, Jaded Ibis Press, Lunch Ticket, and The Rumpus. She lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with her husband, the writer Robert
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Dark Satanic Mills

I’ve got a story in the latest anthology from Black Shuck Books, Great British Horror 2: Dark Satanic Mills. You can pre-order it now.

Thanks to Steve Shaw for inviting me and letting me be part of such excellent company.

Here’s the opening
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New Interview

Art by Kathleen Jennings

The lovely Dr Nin Harris interviewed me over at Mythopoetic!

Thanks for letting me come and play!

What’s the best way for an author to start her day, according to Angela Slatter?
Coffee! Or the beverage of choice. And of course,
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Locus Awards Finalists

I’m delighted to see that Vigil has made the list of finalists for the 2017 Locus Awards! Great to see so many friends with wonderful books there too!

FIRST NOVEL

The Reader, Traci Chee (Putnam)
Waypoint Kangaroo, Curtis Chen (Dunne)
The
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Shadows & Tall Trees 7: Steve Rasnic Tem

Steve Rasnic Tem’s last novel, Blood Kin (Solaris, 2014) won the Bram Stoker Award. His next novel, UBO (Solaris, Febuary 2017) is a dark science fictional tale about violence and its origins, featuring such historical viewpoint characters as Jack the Ripper, Stalin,
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