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Australian Women Writers of Outstanding Horror and Dark Fantasy: A Not Quite Top Ten

Hecate by William Blake

Hecate by William Blake

So, I think we may have *just* missed Women in Horror month, but that shouldn’t stop you from checking out Lisa Hannett’s latest post over at This is Horror. Any time is a good time
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Conflux 2013

confluxSo, the Conflux program is now live.

This is the NatCon for 2013, so probably the biggest gathering the tribe will see in Oz this year.

I’m doing  a late night panel on Old and New Fairy Tales (with Lisa Hannett, Leife
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Sydney Weekender

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View from the Intercontinental

I’ve returned from a wonderful weekend in Sydney. Having lived there for four years at one point it was a bit weird to find that this time I felt like a foreigner there. Don’t know why – I
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Cover reveal – One Small Step

Behold, Amanda Rainey’s cover for FableCroft’s One Small Step anthology!

The Table of Contents has an awesome addition: Cat Sparks and her tale, “Daughters of Battendown” join the cast!

“Sand and Seawater” by Joanne Anderton & Rabia Gale

“Indigo Gold” by
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Speculative Fiction Festival 2013

And the program for the New South Wales Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival 2013 has just been released. An awesome line-up including Kate Forsyth, Juliet Marillier, Pamela Freeman, Kim Wilkins, Melina Marchetta, and Garth Nix.

It’s on Saturday 16 March; details
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Enter, Ishtar

One of the really delightful things about attending cons is that sometimes you get to go to book launches for books you really like, written by people you not only like, but also admire as writers.

So when Ishtar,
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In today’s Tuesday Therapy: Cat Sparks

Over at the Hannettorium, Cat talks zone and rhythym.

Go here.

New Anthology from Coeur de Lion

Coeur de Lion Publishing is bringing out a new anthology of science fiction called Anywhere but Earth. Edited by Keith Stevenson, it will appear late’ish in 2011.

Margo Lanagan ‘Yon Horned Moon’

Richard Harland ‘An Exhibition of the Plague’

Sean McMullen ‘Spacebook’

Lee Battersby ‘At
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Ditmars!

The shortlists for this year’s Ditmars have been announced and it’s great to see names like Peter M. Ball, Cat Sparks, Felicity Dowker, Kirstyn McDermott, Jason Fischer et al.

And awesomest of all: three
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Locus Online Recommended Reading List

Wooot! Lots of Aussies on the list, including Cat Sparks, Peter M. Ball, Elizabeth Carroll, Margo Lanagan and editor Alisa Krasnostein.

Also, I got two mentions: one for ‘Brisneyland by Night’ in TPP’s Sprawl and t’other
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