WorldCon – AussieCon4 – Schedule

Here's what I'll be doing at WorldCon in September. If you're going to be there, please drop by and say hello. Thursday 2 September - 3pm - Room 210 Why Australia is More Horrifying Than Anywhere Else The weather, the reptiles, what it took to get here today—the tallest tales and most salacious facts, for … Continue reading WorldCon – AussieCon4 – Schedule


Bret Easton Ellis at the Athenaeum

Last friday night -- Friday the 13th -- my beloved and I went to see Bret Easton Ellis speak at the glorious old Athenaeum Theatre, an appearance organised by the Wheeler Centre in conjuction with the Melbourne Writers Festival. I like Ellis' books --  Lunar Park in particular is outstanding -- although I haven't had … Continue reading Bret Easton Ellis at the Athenaeum

Books, book launches and zombie goodness

Some exciting bits of news have come across my virtual desk this week and it's only Tuesday evening! Firstly, Ticonderoga Publications has announced a forthcoming collection of stories by A Bertram Chandler Award-winning, internationally respected writer and researcher Lucy Sussex. The collection has a working title of Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies and is scheduled … Continue reading Books, book launches and zombie goodness