Free Fiction!

So, in the lead up to the release of The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales (Tartarus Press) this month (fingers crossed) and All the Murmuring Bones (Titan Books) next month, here is a little Sourdough world origin story, beautifully
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New Service at The Flensing Factory

New Service: Read and Report

The “read and report” option is just that: instead of editing your work, I’ll read your short story and write you a report about what works and what doesn’t.

What you’ll get: I will read your story and write you
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Relics, Wrecks and Ruins

I’m delighted to have a story in this new anthology edited by Aiki Flinthart! Relics, Wrecks and Ruins has an amazing ToC and can be purchased here.

Futures and Pasts, Fearless and Frightening. This is a must-read collection for all fans of
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Starred Review: All the Murmuring Bones

Over at Publishers Weekly, All the Murmuring Bones gets this gorgeous starred review!

All the Murmuring Bones
A.G. Slatter. Titan, $15.95 trade paper (368p) ISBN 978-1-78909-434-3

Set in a fantasy world reminiscent of 19th-century
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2020 Roundup – or “What the Hell Happened??”

2020, hey?

What the hell was that? Well, it certainly put a crimp in things to say the least – no travel, no face-to-face teaching, projects delayed (including a super-exciting one that I still can’t announce), work drying up
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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

In theory, if all goes according to plan, The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales will be published in February this year. I say “in theory” not because of a lack of faith, but because of the bruising experiences of 2020, when
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Writer Chaps!

The latest project from Brain Jar Press is the Writer Chaps series, which is now up for pre-order. Season One contains writing advice from myself, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Kaaron Warren, Alan Baxter and Sean Williams. (Do I love
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All the Murmuring Bones: Reviewers!

Hi, All.

All the Murmuring Bones, my first novel for Titan Books, will be out on or about 9 March 2021 (in Aus, the UK and the US). It’s a gothic fantasy set in the world of the Sourdough and Bitterwood mosaic collections (from Tartarus Press).

Titan will have the novel up at NetGalley in the new year, so if you’re a
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Nightmare Magazine!

Issue 99 of Nightmare Magazine is up!

Or bits of it as it’s a staggered release kind of thing. But all sorts of goodies await, including my horror story “The Wrong Girl”, which is released into the wild on
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New headshots!

I finally got around to getting new author photos – only took me 13 years, but I have reached that dangerous stage where I’m at risk of not being recognisable from my old pics.

I’m very grateful to the friend who recommended Leah Desborough. She made the whole experience – which would normally have been absolutely high anxiety for me
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