Monthly Archives: September 2016

Martin Livings: Boxing Day

martinPerth-based writer Martin Livings has had over eighty short stories in a variety of magazines and anthologies. His first novel, Carnies, was published by Hachette Livre in 2006, and was nominated for both the Aurealis and Ditmar awards, and has since been republished
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New in at Pulp Fiction Booksellers!

Squeeee! Brisneylanders!


Murder Ballads from Egaeus Press

mbI’m delighted to announce that I’ve sold “The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners” to Egaeus Press for their superb new collection, Murder Ballads.

In the early months of 2017 Egaeus Press will publish MURDER BALLADS, an anthology of stories
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Back to Fairy Tale Land

Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings' calenders

Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings’ calenders

Current WiP has been inspired by “The Little Mermaid” – it was one of the fairy tales I discussed at one of Brisbane Festival’s In Conversations
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AJ Fitzwater: Splintr

ajfitzwaterAJ Fitzwater is a meat-suit wearing dragon who lives between the cracks of Christchurch, New Zealand. A graduate of Clarion 2014, they were awarded the Sir Julius Vogel Award 2015 for Best New Talent. Their work
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Reminder: Melbourne Short Story Workshop

225806_HeartgraffitiMelbourne2010sm_290816102849Just a reminder that I’m running a three-hour short story workshop in Melbourne next month. Details are here. The deadline’s been extended to Sunday 25 September – you need to submit a story as that’s what we’ll be working on: getting
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And double squeeeee!

FeastofSorrows_Cov_V01A second early review of A Feast of Sorrows: Stories!

“A Feast of Sorrows assembles fourteen stories, two originals and twelve reprints, which provide a fascinating showcase of Slatter’s extraordinary talent as a gifted storyteller and a
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A Feast of Sorrows – Starred Review in PW!

FeastofSorrows_Cov_V01 A Feast of Sorrows: Stories

Australian speculative fiction author Slatter’s U.S. debut is a compilation of her most notable stories along with several new ones, all of which showcase
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Anthony Panegyres: Crossing

AnthonyContinuing the series of At the Edge posts, Perthite Anthony Panegyres talks about “Crossing”.

Since 2011, Perth short story writer and PhD candidate at UWA, Anthony Panegyres, has had numerous stories published in anthologies and also Australia’s premier
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supaExcitement plus!

I’ll be one of the guests at Supanova this November in Brisbane and Adelaide!

Writing peeps will include Alan Baxter, Alison Goodman, Maria Lewis, Peter V. Brett, Lian Hearn, et al!