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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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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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Preorder: The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

Yes! At long last (my fault entirely) The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is available for preorder from Tartarus Press. The words are by me, the art by Kathleen Jennings and the very lovely introduction by Helen Marshall.

This is the
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OMG! All the Murmuring Bones artwork

When you’re an author sometimes you get the most amazing gifts from fans, friends, clients, and students.

In the category of OMG!!! My friend and student Carina Bissett sent this exquisite piece – her husband Richard Lorenzen custom-made
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Free Fiction!

So, in the lead up to the release of The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales (Tartarus Press) this month (fingers crossed) and All the Murmuring Bones (Titan Books) next month, here is a little Sourdough world origin story, beautifully
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Starred Review: All the Murmuring Bones

Over at Publishers Weekly, All the Murmuring Bones gets this gorgeous starred review!

All the Murmuring Bones
A.G. Slatter. Titan, $15.95 trade paper (368p) ISBN 978-1-78909-434-3

Set in a fantasy world reminiscent of 19th-century
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2020 Roundup – or “What the Hell Happened??”

2020, hey?

What the hell was that? Well, it certainly put a crimp in things to say the least – no travel, no face-to-face teaching, projects delayed (including a super-exciting one that I still can’t announce), work drying up
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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

In theory, if all goes according to plan, The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales will be published in February this year. I say “in theory” not because of a lack of faith, but because of the bruising experiences of 2020, when
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All the Murmuring Bones: Reviewers!

Hi, All.

All the Murmuring Bones, my first novel for Titan Books, will be out on or about 9 March 2021 (in Aus, the UK and the US). It’s a gothic fantasy set in the world of the Sourdough and Bitterwood mosaic collections (from Tartarus Press).

Titan will have the novel up at NetGalley in the new year, so if you’re a
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The Bone Lantern

So a couple of years ago, artist Lorena Carrington and I met at the Bendigo Writers’ Festival. We got on well, I sent her some books and she sent me some glorious art. One of those pieces of art was called
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