The Bone Lantern

So a couple of years ago, artist Lorena Carrington and I met at the Bendigo Writers’ Festival. We got on well, I sent her some books and she sent me some glorious art. One of those pieces of art was called
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The Rampant: Julie C. Day

1. What do new readers need to know about Julie C. Day?

*Need* to know? Probably not a whole hell of a lot. Meeting me in person doesn’t naturally translate into expectations met when you read my fiction! Actually, it definitely doesn’t. I
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The Dark, May 2020

Or, as I like to think of it, The Creepy Clown issue!

The May 2020 issue of The Dark is out! With stories by myself, Clara Madrigano, Kristi deMeester and Ray Cluley.

“Sleeping in Metal and
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Locus Reviews: The Heart is A Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories

The wonderful Paula Guran has very kindly reviewed The Heart is A Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories for the May 2020 issue of Locus. This is my birthday month, so it’s wonderful to find words such as these in the Year
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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

An extract from the Afterword:

This book has taken a long time to write.

I began it at the end of 2013, after The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings had been sent off to Tartarus Press. I was fortunate enough to be awarded a
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Into Bones Like Oil: Kaaron Warren

1. What do new readers need to know about Kaaron Warren?

I’m afraid of the dark, large crowds, mold spores, confined spaces, violence, unpredictability, loss, viciousness, a lack of kindness. I’m afraid of the world my children will have to live with.

Some
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Out of Water: Sarah Read

1. What do readers need to know about Sarah Read?

I love writing gothic and spooky fiction. I love reading all sorts of things from many different genres. I’m a history buff, a librarian, a knitter, a mom–I’m basically Mary Poppins,
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As Summer’s Mask Slips and Other Disruptions: Gordon B. White

1. What do readers need to know about Gordon B. White?

I’m not sure what readers need to know about me, but there are some things they might be interested to know.

I grew up in North Carolina.  My
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These Foolish & Harmful Delights: Cate Gardner

1. What do new readers need to know about Cate Gardner?

She’s currently wondering why she’s living on a movie set and everyone is running past with toilet paper. Enough of that third person bullshit. I’m loyal, fierce when it comes to protecting
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The Heart is Mirror, etc

Lovely to see that my new collection, The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories is getting some good press around the place!

Paula Guran has reviewed it for Locus: “Angela Slatter’s writing is elegant, eloquent, evocative, and exquisitely disturbing”, and
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