Tag Archives: Alan Baxter

Suspended in Dusk II: Alan Baxter

Today’s SiD2 guest at the blog is the inimitable Alan Baxter.

1. What was the inspiration for your SiD2 story, “Crying Demon”?

Two things. The first was that I wanted to address some aspects of bullying. I was relentlessly bullied as
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Suspended in Dusk II: Karen Runge

Karen Runge is an author and visual artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her works have appeared in various anthologies and other publications around the world. Her first solo short story collection, ‘Seven Sins’ was published by Concord Free
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Guest Post: Alan Baxter – When Good Noir Goes Darker

Today, author Alan Baxter is taking over the blog!

Huge thanks to Angela for hosting me today.

With the recent release of my novel, Hidden City, I’ve done a lot of thinking about genre. I’m unashamedly a genre writer,
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Aurealis Shortlist

The shortlist for the Aurealis Awards was released into the wild this morning and I’m delighted to see that “No Good Deed” (New Fears 1, Titan Books) is on the list for Best Horror Novella and “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” (Review of Australian
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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
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Over at Alan Baxter’s Place …

… I answer 5 Big Questions.

Angela Slatter has just had Book 2 of her fantastic Verity Fassbinder Series, Corpselight, published. It’s the sequel to the wildly successful Vigil. I asked Angela 5 big questions about her work.

1. Why did you choose to set your series in Brisbane?

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Ticonderoga Publications: New Bookshop

Ticonderoga Publications has opened a new online bookshop!

You’ll find many fine works there, including Lisa L. Hannett’s Bluegrass Symphony, Alan Baxter’s Crow Shine, Ian McHugh’s Angel Dust, Kaaron Warren’s Dead Sea Fruit, and several of my own collections like The Girl with
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Gorgeous review of Dreaming in the Dark

Over at SF Book Reviews Mario Guslandi has very kindly reviewed Dreaming in the Dark, the Jack Dann edited anthology from PS Australia.

Readers and reviewers of dark fiction have certainly noticed, during the last years, that the number of Australian authors appearing
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And the results of the Aurealis Awards are in!

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
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The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015

yb15Huzzah! The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 is due out very soon. You can order here. Yet another glorious cover.  The stories are:

Joanne Anderton, “2B”
Alan Baxter, “The Chart of the Vagrant Mariner”
Deborah Biancotti, “Look How Cold My Hands Are”
Stephen Dedman,
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