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RAF

And here it is,the latest Review of Australian Fiction, with stories from yours truly and Mr Dennan Chew.

“Better Angels”
By Angela Slatter

‘How far down, missus?’

The woman’s staring not at the hole in the wet ground, nor at the tall bearded man who’s
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Review of Australian Fiction

I’m delighted to announce I’ve got a new story in next Tuesday’s Review of Australian Fiction.

“Better Angels” (I guess it’s my tribute to, maybe rehabilitation of, Barbara Baynton’s “The Chosen Vessel”) will be paired with new writer Dennan Chew’s “The Till”
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The Starlit Wood: Aliette de Bodard

In this week’s Starlit Wood blog post, the wonderful Aliette de Bodard talks about “Pearl”.

1. What was the inspiration for your story in The Starlit Wood?

The story of Dã Tràng and the pearl has always stuck with me: it’s a classic Vietnamese
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The Starlit Wood: Jeffrey Ford

Today in The Starlit Wood blog series one of my favourite writers, the amazing Jeffrey Ford, talks about his tale “The Thousand Eyes”.

1. What was the inspiration for your story in The Starlit Wood?

We were asked by the editors to pick an
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How exciting!

The lovely Dr Anita Harris is presenting a paper next week, and Vigil is one of the subjects! Always thought I’d be dead and dusty before something like this happened – if at all!

The 17th Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in
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When you get two PhDs …

… the degree of goofiness just increases exponentially. Best Brains, ready for the Mods and Monsters Banquet. Lisa with her nod to the Mods, me telling people the worst monsters are on the inside (don’t be fooled by the pretty dress).

GenreCon 2017 Plenary Address

That title is a fancy way of saying I ranted at a bunch of nice people at 9.20am this morning. It was fun!

Here’s the transcript of my rant.

Awards Don’t Matter

Good morning to you all, hungover or otherwise.

My name is, as you might
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GenreCon 2017

Woohoo! So this is my weekend. Last night I did a reading from Vigil at the literary salon, along with the other guests. Big fun!

This morning was the first plenary session, with myself, Nalini Singh, Claire Coleman and Garth Nix
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The Starlit Wood: Kat Howard

Today’s visitor to The Starlit Wood is the delightful Kat Howard, talking about her tale “Reflected”.

1. What was the inspiration for your story in The Starlit Wood?

My story, “Reflected,” is a retelling of “The Snow Queen.” My favorite part of that story has
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The Dublin Lit Award

I’m delighted to see that Vigil is on the long list for the Dublin Literary Award!

In excellent
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