Monthly Archives: September 2017
Conflux, The Tallow-Wife and a Dress with Pockets
Greetings from the much neglected blog!
I’m at Conflux this weekend, in our nation’s lovely capital of Canberra!
If you’re here, please come up and say ‘hi’! I look something like this (dress has pockets). Tomorrow I will look different.
Also, if you pre-ordered The
Broad Knowledge: 35 Women Up To No Good
I’m delighted to be in an anthology with the words “up to no good” in its title!
Upper Rubber Boot is producing Broad Knowledge: 35 Women Up To No Good, a feminist anthology of dark fiction and darker knowledge, edited
Muse Canberra: Mad Hatters and March Hares
So the night before Conflux, Muse will be hosting myself, Kaaron Warren and Ellen Datlow to talk about the new anthology Ellen’s edited, Mad Hatters and March Hares.
Both Kaaren and I have stories in there, and we’ll be doing readings
Suspended in Dusk II
For horror aficionados comes Suspended in Dusk II, edited by Simon Dewar and published by Grey Matter Press.
Oh, and with an Introduction by me.
Coming soon for pre-order here.
Introduction – Angela Slatter
Love is a Cavity I Can’t
Australia Council announcement
I’m delighted and grateful and humbled and relieved to say that I was fortunate enough to be awarded an Australia Council for the Arts grant for next year.
This in no way represents ‘free money’. What it represents for me, and others, is
This is how The Tallow-Wife novella’s cover will look for the limited edition hardback for Conflux!
I should mention that if you love it and want it (and you KNOW you do), then you need to pre-order. It *is* a limited edition; a few will be available at Conflux, but after that it will be gone, like dust in
So I’m generally not allowed near sharp objects but in the interests of research I was today given training with several swords.
I needed to get some good info for Restoration, the final Verity book, so I contacted my fave swordswoman,