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The Female Factory …

FemaleFactory-cover… also gained praise from the delightful Peter Tennant in Black Static #51 (and yes, you should still subscribe).

Peter says of the titular story, “The Female Factory”:

Finally we have title story ‘The Female Factory’, which is set in
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Hello, Norma

And our hon mention in the Norma K. Hemming Award (for The Female Factory) arrived in yesterday’s mail. Now to find a spot for it.


The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Lisa L. Hannett

Lisa L Hannett

Lisa L. Hannett has had over 60 short stories appear in venues including Clarkesworld, Fantasy, Weird Tales, Apex, the Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror, and Imaginarium: Best Canadian Speculative Writing. She has won four Aurealis Awards, including Best Collection for
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Review: The Female Factory

FemaleFactory-coverThe wonderful Amanda Wrangles has reviewed The Female Factory (which won the Aurealis Award for Best Collection last week, didn’t ya know?) over at Marianne de Pierres’ most excellent and eclectic site.

As the latest joint offering from super-star writing duo
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Still-life with Awards

All the awards together

All the awards together

So, I went off to Canberra for the Aurealis Awards (their twentieth anniversary) and, no matter what else happened, it was always going to be about catching up with folks, especially my
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The Norma – An Honourable Mention

FemaleFactory-coverThe Female Factory got an honourable mention for the Norma K. Hemming Award on the weekend (the actual award being taken out by Paddy O’Reilly’s very excellent novel The Wonders)! From the Judges’ Report:

For the 2015 competition, the Judges
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The Norma!!

Norma K. Hemming in costume in 1956 - http://www.asff.org.au/hemming.htm

Norma K. Hemming in costume in 1956 – http://www.asff.org.au/hemming.htm

Gods, but I love that Australia has an award called the Norma!

That’s the Norma K. Hemming to you. 🙂

The exciting news is
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Aurealis Awards Shortlists are GO!

AA-logoThe shortlists for the Aurealis Awards are out and there are some wonderful works nominated.

I’m truly grateful and humble to have six noms this year.

“St Dymphna’s School for Poison Girls” and “The Badger Bride” are up for Best Fantasy Short Story along
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The Female Factory: Baggage

FemaleFactory-coverBaggage is the second story in The Female Factory

How to explain that a really rather nasty story sprang from watching a really adorable documentary?

Angela loves badgers. Angela thinks they’re adorable. Angela might be slightly obsessed with them – to the
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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
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