Happy to see the cover for the latest Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror from Paula Guran and Prime Books!
“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black Static #57)
“Swift to Chase,” Laird Barron (Adam’s Ladder: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction)
“Fallow,” Ashley Blooms (Shimmer
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
And the shortlists for the Aurealis Awards (for 2016 works) has been released.
I’m delighted to have five nominations, and I’m extra delighted to be in such great company on these lists!
BEST HORROR SHORT STORY
“The Red Forest”, Angela Slatter (Winter Children and Other Chilling
So, just in case you were wondering, my eligible Ditmar works:
“Finnegan’s Field”, at Tor.com, Ellen Datlow (ed.), January 2016.
“Change Management”, in Dead Letters, Conrad Williams (ed.), Titan Books, April 2016.
“Tin Soldier”, Dark Discoveries Magazine, Aaron J. French (ed.) Issue #35, Summer
And Paula Guran’s The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017 ToC has been released. Happy happy joy joy to share space with these wonderful writers (and also for name on cover – rare and never gets old).
Contents (in alphabetical order
Both Vigil and A Feast of Sorrows: Stories have berths on the Locus Recommended Reading List for 2016!
And now we dance the dance of joy.
Just to remind myself that I did achieve stuff last year (and just in case anyone’s curious), here’s the list of the writing things I did/produced/appeared at in 2016.
Vigil (Jo Fletcher Books, July 2016)
Short Story Collections:
A Feast of Sorrows (Prime)
Winter Children and
Huzzah! The lovely Paula Guran has released the ToC for The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017 (Prime Books). Most excellent company to be in! My story “The Red Forest” (the new story from my reprint horror collection Winter
Art from Lavie Tidhar’s Central Station
Yay, my PhD didn’t entirely go to waste coz I got to write this article for Tor.com!
Five Mosaic Novels You Should Read
A mosaic novel, you say? What’s that when it’s at home?
The lovely Alyx Dellamonica gives good review! Over at Tor.com she gives my first US collection, A Feast of Sorrows: Stories a thorough going-over (in a good way)!
Magical Banquet in a Minor Key: Angela Slatter’s A Feast of Sorrows