Category Archives: News

You Are Not Your Writing & Other Sage Advice

Oh, hello, my poor neglected blog!

Just popping in to share a lovely review from Reviewers of Oz of my Brain Jar Press chapbook You Are Not Your Writing & Other Sage Advice! This little book is part of
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Mermaids!

Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings’ calenders

Over at Female First UK, I chat about ten mermaids who subvert the genre.

Shout-outs to Cassandra Khaw, Maria Lewis, Rivers Solomon, Marjorie Liu, Bethany C. Morrow, Christina Henry, Monique Roffey and a couple of golden
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All the Murmuring Bones in The Guardian

The wonderful Lisa Tuttle has reviewed All the Murmuring Bones in The Guardian, along with amazing tomes like Jeff VanderMeer’s Hummingbird Salamander, Under the Blue by Oana Aristide and Terminal Boredom by Izumi Suzuki.

Of All the Murmuring
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News: No Good Deed

After a LOT of enquiries, Brain Jar Press has decided to do a physical version of No Good Deed: A Sourdough Tale!

The e-book version will remain free to download from the Brain Jar website, but if you’re a completest and love the
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Happy Easter

Or Passover, or holiday of choice!

I just wanted to share this gorgeous thing from Titan Books. My editor Cath decorated an Easter egg in the style of All the Murmuring Bones.

Aurealis Awards Shortlists!

The Aurealis Awards Shortlists for work published in 2020 is out and I’m delighted to see that my collection The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners is on the shortlist for Best Collection. I’m in the best company possible with friends! Juliet Marillier, Cat
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Diary of a Ditch Witch

Art by Kathleen Jennings

This is my favourite new discovery: Diary of a Ditch Witch with Tara Tine.

Irish myth and legend, witchcraft and curses.

Language warning for those with delicate ears – but it’s fecking brilliant.

Listening to it while I’m percolating new stories
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Aaaaand launched!

So, we launched All the Murmuring Bones on Friday night.

Thanks so much to Jo Dillon of ScreenQueensland for being the hostess with the mostest, to Brisbane Square Library for the beautiful space and getting us organised (Marcelle and
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Also in the mail! All the Murmuring Bones …

I can’t believe I forgot to post this here – ARCs of All the Murmuring Bones arrived in my hot little hands the other week!

Here at last! The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

So much joy from this morning’s bookmail! The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is finally here! When I say “finally” I don’t mean the fact it was published last week and is in my hot little paws this week, I mean
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