Broad Knowledge: 35 Women Up To No Good

White fox by Kathleen Jennings

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
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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
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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.

ToC:

Introduction – Angela Slatter
Love is a Cavity I Can’t Stop
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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
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Proper cover!

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 the
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Sharp Things

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,
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To Bell the Cat: Hellboy

I’ve been hiding this for months! At last it can be revealed! This is the illustration Mike Mignola did for my story in the new Hellboy prose anthology, An Assortment of Horrors.

Home!

I flew in this morning at 6.45am.

I know how neglected this poor blog is, but I promise I will have news just as soon as I stop wanting to nap.

The important thing is that the dogs got their first apple in three
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Hellboy!!!

This bad boy is in stores very soon – go and pre-order!

For this, the fourth Hellboy prose anthology and the first in almost 10 years, editor Christopher Golden decided to recruit only authors who had never published a Hellboy
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The Sheep of Stenness

So, the tale of the sheep (ram, actually).

We walked into the Stenness enclosure and there are several sheep around the area. There’s this one large ram, which Dr Kim goes over to pat. I stand there watching,
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