Tag Archives: Amal El Mohtar

Happy Anniversary to Me

So I guess this arrival is timely as it reminds me that October is a sort of writing anniversary for me.

I’d moved back to Queensland after 4 years in Sydney, specifically to give writing a go as
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I’m absolutely delighted to say that I’ve got a story in this lovely tome, THE BEST OF SHIMMER, coming in 2020.

As “The Little Match Girl” was my first real sale when I started writing, I’m so happy she’s reprinted in this anthology.


Flying and
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Locus Awards Finalists

I’m delighted to see that Vigil has made the list of finalists for the 2017 Locus Awards! Great to see so many friends with wonderful books there too!


The Reader, Traci Chee (Putnam)
Waypoint Kangaroo, Curtis Chen (Dunne)
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017

YBDFH17MOCK300And 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
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017

ybdfh17mock300Huzzah! 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 Read more…

The Female Factory – Goodreads Giveaway

Screen Shot 2014-11-09 at 1.13.32 pmHead on over here for a chance to win a copy of The Female Factory, by myself and Lisa L. Hannett.

These stories will hurt you. They will rattle your thoughts like marbles. They
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Special Offer: The Female Factory

Screen Shot 2014-11-09 at 1.13.32 pmTo celebrate the forthcoming release of The Female Factory by the award winning duo Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter, we’re giving away the ebook version with every preorder of the paperback for the whole
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Book as artefact

Behold: Amal El-Mohtar’s limited edition Honey Month.

Exquisite does not even begin to cover this.

Lovely work, Papaveria Press!

Cheeky Frawgs and Honey


The Cheeky Frawg ebook empire has officially released Amal El-Mohtar’s wonderful The Honey Month.

It can be found here.

Other titles will be coming soon, including:

The Troika by Stepan Chapman (novel)

ODD? edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

It Came From the
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Over at Omnivoracious (did I spell that right?)

Jeff VanderMeer reviews Amal El-Mohtar’s truly lovely The Honey Month.

Amal El-Mohtar’s The Honey Month  from Papaveria Press ranks among 2010’s most exquisite and overlooked treasures. This beautifully illustrated volume of short fictions and poems by El-Mohtar takes as its inspiration the author’s tasting of 28 different kinds of honey, one per day. Each tasting leads to a different literary
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