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Cover reveal – Suspended in Dusk

Behold, the cover for the Simon Dewar edited Suspended in Dusk from Books of the Dead. suspended-in-dusk

Huzzah!

19 fantastic authors of the dark,the horrific, and the bizarre, will show you what it means to be Suspended in Dusk.

“SUSPENDED IN DUSK offers a delicious assortment of chills, frights, shocks and
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First Lines – Once Upon A Time

once-500And as a bonus, here are the story openings from Once Upon A Time: New Fairy Tales:

‘In an empire at the wide sea’s boundaries, where the clouds were the colour of alabaster and mother-of-pearl, and the winds bore the smells of salt and faraway
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Once Upon A Time: New Fairy Tales

paulaPaula Guran has brought out a new anthology for Prime Books, it’s called  ouat(as the header might hint) Once Upon A Time: New Fairy Tales. It contains stories by Theodora Goss, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Tanith Lee, Genevieve
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Books arriving whilst I was away

Just some of the books that arrived whilst I was away at WFC:

IMG_1759Once Upon a Time: New Fairy Tales, edited by Paula Guran (Prime), has entered the world rather quietly but is gorgeous and loudly lovely. Stories by Tanith Lee, Theodora Goss, Kaaron Warren, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Jane Yolen, Nathan
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Over at the Guardian: Science fiction and fantasy: the wonderful wizards of Oz

ozThe Guardian has a look at the ‘emergence’ of Australian SFF authors onto the international scene:

If your experience of Australian science fiction and fantasy is limited to Nevil Shute’s On the Beach and the Mad Max films, it’s time to take another look as the wizards of Oz launch themselves
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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 to read creepy stuff by excellent women writers.

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THE YEAR’S BEST AUSTRALIAN FANTASY & HORROR 2012

years-best-fantasy-and-horror-v3-slideThe ToC for the latest YBAF&H (yes, you *should* sing that to the tune of “YMCA”) has been released into the community – on parole, really, with little chance of it respecting its good behaviour bond. With fiction from the likes of Margo Lanagan, Lisa L. Hannett, Alan Baxter, Kathleen
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Canterbury 2100

Canterbury-2100-coverSo, back in 2008 the inimitable Dirk Flinthart edited a tome called Canterbury 2100, which essentially walked in the footsteps of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, only with more science fictiony bits and better, more comfortable shoes.

The blurb? So pleased you asked:

Six hundred years ago, a group of pilgrims made their way
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Over at Alan Baxter’s place …

fainting couchOngoing Angst! Of Successful Writers!

Yes, the successful people get it too – sorry if you thought there was a point where the writerly angst went away!

Alan is running a series with writers answering questions about angst and how they (or don’t) cope. Standby for Kaaron Warren, Jo Anderton, Lisa
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Aurealis Awards Shortlists

AA-logoAnd so the AA shortlists are out and I’m very happy to see mmadelaideMidnight and Moonshine is a finalist for Best Collection.

And the company it’s keeping is impressive and humbling:

That Book Your Mad Ancestor Wrote
by K. J. Bishop (self-published)
 
Metro Winds
by
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