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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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GenreCon 2017 Plenary Address

That title is a fancy way of saying I ranted at a bunch of nice people at 9.20am this morning. It was fun!

Here’s the transcript of my rant.

Awards Don’t Matter

Good morning to you all, hungover or otherwise.

My name is, as you might
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GenreCon 2017

Woohoo! So this is my weekend. Last night I did a reading from Vigil at the literary salon, along with the other guests. Big fun!

This morning was the first plenary session, with myself, Nalini Singh, Claire Coleman and Garth Nix
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Speculative Fiction Festival 2017

Superheroes Panel, Speculative Fiction Festival 2017. L-R: Margo Lanagan, Robert Hood, Maria Lewis. Photographer: Cat Sparks

Nice write-up of the NSW Writers Centre Spec Fic Festival of last weekend!

Thanks, Dr Katie Lavers.

The biennial Speculative Fiction Festival is an extraordinary festival organised by the
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Books + Publishing

It’s nice when the industry mags notice! And you’re in excellent company! Thanks, Books + Publishing.

Australian authors shortlisted for Locus Awards

15 May 2017

Several Australian authors and illustrators have been named as finalists for the Locus Awards for science-fiction and fantasy writing.

Garth Nix is a finalist in the young adult category for his novel Goldenhand (A&U). Nix was previously a
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Locus Awards Finalists

I’m delighted to see that Vigil has made the list of finalists for the 2017 Locus Awards! Great to see so many friends with wonderful books there too!

FIRST NOVEL

The Reader, Traci Chee (Putnam)
Waypoint Kangaroo, Curtis Chen (Dunne)
The
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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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Dreaming in the Dark: Brisbane Launch

dreaming-in-the-dark-design2-26-oct-16Oh, poor neglected blog, don’t worry. I’m home now for months on end and I swear I’ll not neglect you for a long while.

Which brings me to: the Dreaming in the Dark launch! In Brisneyland!

This is PS Publishing’s first Australian imprint release,
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Dreaming in the Dark

final-dreaming-in-the-dark-master-tweaked-af-colour-baloon-option-72-26-oct-16While I’m bombarding you, I may as well mention the new Dreaming in the Dark anthology, edited by the delightful Jack Dann.

This is the first cab off the rank for PS Australia (PS Publishing’s arm here in Oz), and features myself, Garth
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A Feast of Sorrows – In My Hands, However Briefly

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.

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