And the Oscar goes to . . .

Shaun Tan! Shaun Tan! Shaun Tan! It's not often that a piece of entertainment news genuinely warms the cockles of my heart, but I was overjoyed to hear that Shaun Tan has won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short for his film, The Lost Thing, based on his book of the same name.  I've … Continue reading And the Oscar goes to . . .

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Australian Shadows Awards Finalists Announced

Here's some very shiny news indeed! The finalists for the 2010 Australian Shadows Awards have just been announced and I've managed to get myself shortlisted twice! This annual literary award is presented by the Australian Horror Writers Association and is judged on the overall effect - the skill, delivery, and lasting resonance - of horror … Continue reading Australian Shadows Awards Finalists Announced