Tag Archives: Deborah Biancotti
Deborah Biancotti is one of Australia’s leading lights in the spec-fic scene. This means her short stories are positively luminous and can also be used to light up dark rooms … of course, the stories themselves are pretty dark (The
Deborah Biancotti’s first collection of short stories is jaw-droppingly good. Dammit.
These twenty-one stories, some reprints, some shiny and new, spanning the period 2000–2009,
Twelfth Planet Press has announced all their authors for the Twelve Planets series you may have seen me talk about here in the past. I’m so excited about the roll call for this project as it is made of awesome with some fabtastic sauce and glittery sprinkles to
Gillian Polack is an Australian hsitorian and writer of fantasy. She is the author of the novel Life Through Cellophane, edited Masques (CSFG) and the new anthology for Eneit Press, Baggage, which contains stories from such luminaries as Kaaron Warren and Deborah Biancotti. She has written fantastic entries for one of the
Alisa Krasnostein is the unsleeping powerhouse that is the engine of Twelfth Planet Press. Really, she doesn’t sleep – email her at any hour of the day or night and she’ll reply. Go ahead. Try it. See? Told ya.
TPP has produced some of
Basically, it’s a book of quintessentially Australian fables.
“Once a Month, on a Sunday” by Ian McHugh
“Night Heron’s Curse” by Thoraiya Dyer
“Hunter of Darkness, Hunter of Light” by Michael Pryor
“A Pig’s Whisper” by Margo Lanagan
“Stealing Free” by Deborah Biancotti
(snurched from Jason Fischer)
Looks like it’s time for Ditmar voting again. As this is the year of AussieCon4, it’s a great chance to showcase some antipodean talent.
Tehani Wessely is compiling a list, checking it twice, for eligible Aussies – it lives here https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AhAUWipZqrNWdFljalBZWmJwSnc1cTJVT2s0ZnlMLVE&hl=en_GB#gid=0
It also seems I have four stories eligible:
Light as Mist, Heavy as Hope
The Girl with No Hands
Deborah Biancotti has done the world a favour by writing. She’s won Aurealis Awards and Ditmars. Her short story collection, A Book of Endings (Twelfth Planet Press), has garnered attention both in Oz and overseas, and has bagged awards and recommendations ad infinitum (Look! Here’s a list http://deborahbiancotti.net/the/press/book_of_endings.htm), and been named on Guru of the Weird, Jeff VanderMeer’s Locus Online
Belatedly, coz I am still a bit spacey, here are the winners of the 2010 Australian Shadows Awards:
Long Fiction: Kaaron Warren for Slights
Edited Publication: Jennifer Brozek and Amanda Pillar Grants Pass
Short Fiction: Deborah Biancotti for Six Suicides