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Waking in Winter: Deborah Biancotti

debDeborah Biancotti is the author of A Book of Endings and Bad Power, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel, Zeroes.  She has been shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Award and the William L. Crawford Award for Best First Fantasy Book. Her new novella, Read more…

Tender Tales: Margo Lanagan

Photo by Adrian Cook

Photo by Adrian Cook

Margo Lanagan should need no introduction, but I’ll give her one anyway. Or rather, I’ll snurch this one from the Allen & Unwin website: Margo Lanagan is an internationally acclaimed writer of novels and short
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Horrorology Interviews: Angela Slatter

Dr Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter (Photo by David Pollitt, June 2010)

Angela Slatter is … well, me. Here I ramble on about my Horrorology novella, “Ripper”.

What was the inspiration for your Horrorology tale “Ripper”?

Well, it had a bit of a convoluted beginning: I was
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Of Sorrow and Such available for pre-order!

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresAll of the undignified happy dancing this morning: my Tor.com novella, Of Sorrow and Such, is available for pre-order.

If you feel so moved, go here – but please note that only Amazon and Barnes and Noble currently
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The Sourdough Posts: Sourdough

sourdoughpiecesThis was the story that started the Sourdough and Other Stories collection, but in a strange and wandering way. At the end of my MA, I was sending off queries letters to small publishers to see if I could interest anyone in
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Of Sorrow and Such cover reveal

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresThe things that happen on the other side of the world while you’re fast asleep! Tor.com revealed the cover for my novella Of Sorrow and Such. The artwork is by the wonderful Anna and Elena Balbusso
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Mermaids in the Mail

mermaidspgSo this just arrived, the very lovely Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep, edited by the delightful Paula Guran (Prime Books).

Contains stories of awesome by the likes of Lisa L. Hannett, Margo Lanagan, Catherynne Valente, Tanith Lee, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Neil
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Archivist Wasp: Nicole Kornher-Stace

nksThe first thing I read by Nicole Kornher-Stace was The Winter Triptych from Papaveria Press … which utterly stunned me. Winter. Queens. Ghosts. Roses. Castles. And that cover, oh that cover. Stunning writing, visceral imagery, a story that disturbed
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Ian McHugh: Sprinkling the Angel Dust

angel-dust-webAustralian spec-fic writer Ian McHugh’s debut short story collection, Angel Dust, was one of the finalists for this year’s Aurealis Awards for Best Collection – and it’s available here from Ticonderoga Publications (and you should go and get a copy).
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Still-life with Awards

All the awards together

All the awards together

So, I went off to Canberra for the Aurealis Awards (their twentieth anniversary) and, no matter what else happened, it was always going to be about catching up with folks, especially my Brain, Lisa L. Hannett,
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