Tag Archives: Kirstyn McDermott

New Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2016

2016Mock-300Woohoo! The new Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2016!

Made the cover on this one! And look at that ToC – another cracking volume from Paula Guran and Prime Books.

I love that “Ripper” is getting another outing – it’s one
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Beyond the Woods: Retold Fairy Tales

BeyondTheWoods-400Beyond the Woods: Retold Fairy Tales is a new reprint anthology from the lovely Paula Guran and Night Shade Books.

It will be out in July 2016, and I’m delighted to say that my story “The Bone Mother” is contained therein, along
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SQ Magazine Issue 20

SQAnd here is the link to some quality free fiction from Kirstyn McDermott, Gary McMahon, and others including me.


SQ Magazine: Dark Legends of a New Age

SQHere’s the cover rough for SQ Mag 20 (1 May 2015), which is a special edition, ‘Dark Legends of a New Age’, and contains stories from some of my fave peeps! Also one from me.

Bluebeard’s Daughter – Angela Slatter
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The Writer and the Critic: new casting of the pod

BB jacket frontThe lovely Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond have released their latest  htbbepisode of The Writer and the Critic.
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The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013

years-best-fantasy-and-horror-v4-webTiconderoga Publications has released the Table of Contents for their latest volume of The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013, which contains many excellent works of Oz speculative fiction. I’m fortunate that they’ve also picked up my tale “Flight”,
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Over at the Guardian: Science fiction and fantasy: the wonderful wizards of Oz

ozThe Guardian has a look at the ’emergence’ of Australian SFF authors onto the international scene:

If your experience of Australian science fiction and fantasy is limited to Nevil Shute’s On the Beach and the Mad Max films, it’s time to take
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Conflux 2013

confluxSo, the Conflux program is now live.

This is the NatCon for 2013, so probably the biggest gathering the tribe will see in Oz this year.

I’m doing  a late night panel on Old and New Fairy Tales (with
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And so, Narrow Daylight

Many years ago (okay, 2006) I began what I thought would be a novel called Narrow Daylight. It’s not my usual thing, there’s a distinct lack of supernatural or fantastical or horrific elements. It’s about the affect of a suicide on a family, how it tears lives apart, re-opens old wounds, and how secrets leak out.

It didn’t become a novel,
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The Belated Otherworld Launch Post

And lo, we did trek to Adelaide, City of Frog Cakes and Haighs Chocolates, and lo, we did launch a book there.

Yes, Midnight and Moonshine had a bottle of champers cracked over it in Adelaide as
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