Shirley Jackson Awards

This morning there’s some undignified dancing around the house (much to the consternation of the dogs) as All the Murmuring Bones has been nominated in the novel category of the Shirley Jackson Awards. Thanks to the team at Titan Books!

This is
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Goal Setting (Literally)

I just wanted to give a shout-out to this wee book, Goal Setting (Literally), from Brain Jar’s Writer Chaps series (you can get it in ebook form or hard copy – and Brain Jar Press generally prints in your country so
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Hellboy: Castle Full of Blackbirds – all covers

I’m just blown away by these four covers by Wylie Beckert for the Hellboy: Castle Full of Blackbirds limited series! Story by myself and Mike Mignola, internal artwork by Valeria Burzo, colour by Michelle Madsen and lettering by Clem Robins.

Issue 1 is out now. You can order online from Comics Etc in Brisbane or Kings Comics in Sydney.

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Of Sorrow and Such – Spanish Translation

I’m delighted to say that Duermevela Ediciones are publishing the Spanish translation of my novella, Of Sorrow and Such, which originally came out in English in 2015 via Tor.com. This beautiful cover is by the amazing Lilaeh.

Of Sorrow
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Castle Full of Blackbirds …

Issue 1 of Castle Full of Blackbirds is out next week on 14 Sept. *inarticulate screaming*

Meanwhile, I’ve been talking
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Twice Cursed Anthology

Twice Cursed is the newest anthology edited by Marie O’Regan and Paul Kane (out from Titan Books in April next year). You can pre-order it here.

There are stories from:

Joanne Harris
Neil Gaiman
Angela Slatter (that’s me!)
MR Carey
Sarah Pinborough
Mark Chadbourn
Laura Purcell
Christina Henry
Katherine Arden
Adam Nevill
Helen
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Pretty Things!

The wonderful Kathleen Jennings has created these glorious bookplates for me – tiny little hind-girls from my Sourdough world. Read more…

Books on Magic!

I had a lovely time tonight chatting with the wonderful Juliet Marillier about folk and fairy tales, magic and witches and writing for WA Libraries.

A few people wanted to know which books to read about magic. The ones I started with are
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World Fantasy Awards!

I’m utterly delighted to see that The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales has made the shortlist for the World Fantasy Award for Best Collection! Once again with gorgeous illustrations by Kathleen Jennings.

This is my third WFA shortlisting in this category and all for
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Narrative Species: The Path of Thorns

I was fortunate enough to have a lovely chat with Rick Kleffel over at Narrative Species about my new novel, The Path of Thorns.

Over here!