Tag Archives: Karen Joy Fowler

Aletheia: JS Breukelaar

JS Breukelaar’s Aletheia is one of the finest, strangest novels I’ve read in a long time. There’s bone and blood magic in it, and it drips strangeness. Highly recommended.

She’s resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley,
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The Mammoth Book of the Mummy: 19 Tales of the Immortal Dead

mummy-ukWell, the UK edition of The Mammoth Book of the Mummy: 19 Tales of the Immortal Dead edited by Paula Guran will be out in January 2017!

Time to pre-order your copy, peeps – read it and do your research before the Tom
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Beyond the Woods!

In the mail!

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Welcome to Orphancorp: Marlee Jane Ward

marleejaneward-hsMarlee Jane Ward is a self-described writer, reader and weirdo from Melbourne, Australia. She’s a graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop and her debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorp, was one of three winners of Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3, and was
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ToC The Mammoth Book of the Mummy

mummy_19300_md-300x125I’m delighted to say that the wonderful Paula Guran has taken my original story “Egyptian Revival” for her Mammoth Book of the Mummy (Constable and Robinson, Feb 2016). Thanks to Paula not only for buying it, but also for her most excellent and invaluable
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Brisbane Writers Festival

bwf1The Brisbane Writers Festival starts tomorrow and continues til late on Sunday 7 September. I’ll be wandering around, so if you’ve got any books you want signed, feel free to approach!

I’m on a panel on Saturday, and am given to understand there’ll be a
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The Writing Life: full-time or part-time?

beersSo, a some weeks ago I sat in the audience at a writing salon (i.e. a few writers who’d already been to the pub beforehand then staggered to a bookstore and talked about writing) and listened to a discussion of how people work.

More specifically,
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Mmmmm, Jagannath

Short stories.

Weird short stories.

Karin Tidbeck‘s weird short stories.

Karen Tidbeck’s Swedish weird short stories from Cheeky Frawg.

Go here and add it to your collection of bookish items.

That is all.

World Fantasy Award Winners!!

Congrats to all the World Fantasy Award winners! Special congrats to Alisa Krasnostein, Queen of Twelfth Planet Press! And thanks to the lovely Dr Tansy for posting this!

BEST NOVEL

Winner: Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor (DAW
Zoo City, Lauren Beukes (Jacana South
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And this morning I woke up to …

…  to a LOT of emails telling me that Sourdough and Other Stories has been shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award for Best Collection.

Which was awesome, because look at the other folk in the category:

Best Collection

What I Didn’t See
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