Category Archives: News

New collection from Brain Jar Press

From Brain Jar Press:

It’s a pretty open secret that we’re gearing up to release a new Angela Slatter collection later this year. There’s news about that coming soon, but if you’re looking for some Angela Slatter fiction to
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BSFA Longlists

Longlists for the British Science Fiction Association Awards are out in the wild, and I’m delighted that The Path of Thorns is in the Best Novel category!


Dymocks 101 Voting

It’s time: the annual Dymocks Top 101 is open for voting … and The Path of Thorns is one of the books you can vote for … just so you know … 

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Castle Full of Blackbirds Collection

In around about June of 2023 the four-issue Castle Full of Blackbirds series will be collected together in a single volume with this amazing cover by Wylie Beckert. Story by Mike Mignola and I, internal artwork by Valeria Burzo, colour by Michelle Madsen and lettering by Clem Robins.

Variant covers for the individual issues were by Vanesa Del Rey, Marianna Strychowska, Evangeline
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2022 The Year in Review

Well, that was a year. Year Three of the Plague? Who counts anymore? What even is time?

At any rate, there were good friends and family around, and there were publications – even though as I contemplated making this post, it was with
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The Art of Writing: Brisbane

Art by Kathleen Jennings

One of my very few teaching appearances in 2023 will be at Lisa Clifford’s The Art of Writing in Brisbane next Feb! I’ll be doing a deep-dive into creating characters.

Lisa usually runs her workshops in Florence, Italy so it’s
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Hellboy: Castle Full of Blackbirds, Issue 3

Hellboy: Castle Full of Blackbirds, Issue #3 is out on 7 December! Here are the amazing covers – Wylie Beckert to the left, Evangeline Gallagher to the right. And there’s a sneak peek of the opening pages over at Buzz Comics!

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Oprah Daily’s 25 Best Fantasy Books of 2022

To my utter surprise and delight The Path of Thorns has been listed as one of the Oprah Daily’s 25 Best Fantasy novels of 2022!

“The Path of Thorns is a dark and engrossing fairy tale with an engaging protagonist and compelling secrets
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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!