Tag Archives: Kirstyn McDermott

Conflux: A Grimm Tales Report

Ellen Datlow, Kaaron Warren, Angela Slatter at Muse. Photo by Cat Sparks

So the title is so misleading!

It was great! Grimm but great!  But not grim.

As some of you’ll know from my constant stream of selfies (sorry!) I spent this past weekend in
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And the results of the Aurealis Awards are in!

Big congrats to all the winners and shortlistees, and a huge thanks to the judges, the organising committee, and the dear readers! And thank you so much for choosing A Feast of Sorrows: Stories as winner of the Best Collection. Jack Dann
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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 is launched!

dreaming-in-the-dark-design2-26-oct-16And so the Dreaming in the Dark anthology, the flagship publication of PS Australia, edited by the legendary Jack Dann has been launched.

Dymocks in the city have several signed copies, so if you couldn’t get along tonight you know where to find
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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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Beyond the Woods!

In the mail!

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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2016

2016YBDFHCover for the next The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2016 from Paula Guran and Prime!

My novella “Ripper” is getting another outing, so huzzah!

Look at that ToC and pre-order here.

Alphabetical by Author Last Name:

“The Door” by Kelley Armstrong (Led Astray: The Best of Kelley Armstrong, Tachyon)
“Snow” by Dale Bailey (Nightmare,
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Women in Horror

wihmSimon Dewar has been running a great series of interviews with women in horror for Women in Horror Month (surprise, surprise!).

Today, Lisa and I get the treatment.

Check his site for interviews with luminaries such as Ellen Datlow, Kirstyn
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The Writer and the Critic goes Patreon …

dtct books Stack of books CREDIT: PHOTODISC

dtct booksStack of booksCREDIT: PHOTODISC

… which basically means you can pay Mondy to sing a song every podcast.

You know you want it.  Go here, give money.

My point?

One of my fave podcasts, run by the award-winning and
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New Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2016

2016Mock-300Woohoo! The new Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2016!

Made the cover on this one! And look at that ToC – another cracking volume from Paula Guran and Prime Books.

I love that “Ripper” is getting another outing – it’s one Kathleen Jennings
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