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Aurora Australis

For the latest Australian spec-fic news, head over to Tor.com for Alexandra Pierce’s Aurora Australis column.

Awards! Films! Anthologies! Stuff!

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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Aurealis Awards Shortlist!

aaAnd 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
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Anniversary

tgwnhlaunchFacebook has just reminded me that today’s  the anniversary of The Girl WiTGWNHth No Hands and Other Tales!

To the left is Russell B. Farr of Ticonderoga
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Talking About Our Collaboration!

Over at the Tor.com Tube of You channel, Lisa and I talk about collaboration, specifically on Midnight and Moonshine.

And talk and talk and talk!

Contact Made, stuff won

Lisa & I with our Ditmars, mine is backwards because: Angela

Lisa & I with our Ditmars, mine is backwards because: Angela

Over Easter weekend we attended Contact2016 in Brisneyland and it was one of the cons Ive enjoyed most in my life as a writer. It was great fun to catch up with old
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Seriously: Contact2016

contactGo, buy your ticket now. Come to Brisneyland, where the heat probably won’t kill you (although it will try), but it’s okay because we’ll be in the airconditioned Hotel Jen!

Watching Ben Aaronovitch, Keri Arthur, Maria Lewis and other people of awesomeness talk about the
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Aurealis Shortlists

AA-logoThe Aurealis Awards shortlists have been announced. Happy to note that “Ripper” and “Of Sorrow and Such” are both finalists (for Horror novella and Fantasy novella respectively). Sad to see the Horror Novel category apparently continues to be problematic. Not sure why. Happy to
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Thoraiya Dyer

Photo Credit - Cat Sparks

Photo Credit – Cat Sparks

Today, the delightful Thoraiya Dyer talks about her Focus 2014 tale, “Wine, Women and Stars”.

What was the inspiration for this story?

The inspiration for “Wine, Women and Stars” was reading
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Talking writing stuff …

bbsgiveaway… over here I chat with the lovely Tarran for Collins Booksellers. A snippet:

What inspired you to start writing and what motivates you?

I always loved reading as a kid and after lights out I’d tell myself the stories that had been read
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