Artwork by Kathleen Jennings for The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings
Right, so some more Samhain love: links to (Vaguely) Witchy Things I’ve Written That You Can Read for Free.
Thank you to all the wonderful publishers who’ve loved these stories and sent them
This is a lovely and considered article by Carina Bissett about my collection A Feast of Sorrows: Stories (Prime Books).
My introduction to the work of the Australian writer Angela Slatter occurred when I stumbled across the Tor.com
Big congrats to all the winners and shortlistees, and a huge thanks to the judges, the organising committee, and the dear readers! And thank you so much for choosing A Feast of Sorrows: Stories as winner of the Best Collection. Jack Dann
And the shortlists for the Aurealis Awards (for 2016 works) has been released.
I’m delighted to have five nominations, and I’m extra delighted to be in such great company on these lists!
BEST HORROR SHORT STORY
“The Red Forest”, Angela Slatter (Winter Children and Other Chilling
So, just in case you were wondering, my eligible Ditmar works:
“Finnegan’s Field”, at Tor.com, Ellen Datlow (ed.), January 2016.
“Change Management”, in Dead Letters, Conrad Williams (ed.), Titan Books, April 2016.
“Tin Soldier”, Dark Discoveries Magazine, Aaron J. French (ed.) Issue #35, Summer
Both Vigil and A Feast of Sorrows: Stories have berths on the Locus Recommended Reading List for 2016!
And now we dance the dance of joy.
The lovely Alyx Dellamonica gives good review! Over at Tor.com she gives my first US collection, A Feast of Sorrows: Stories a thorough going-over (in a good way)!
Magical Banquet in a Minor Key: Angela Slatter’s A Feast of Sorrows
Got my paws on a physical copy – my sister’s, alas, so I had to sign it and give it back!
And so I wait (im)patiently by the mailbox, waiting for my author copies to went their way across the sea, schlepped by very tired and overworked carrier pigeons.
A second early review of A Feast of Sorrows: Stories!
“A Feast of Sorrows assembles fourteen stories, two originals and twelve reprints, which provide a fascinating showcase of Slatter’s extraordinary talent as a gifted storyteller and a devoted scholar of the