The shortlists for the 2015 Aurealis Awards have been announced and I'm delighted to see that a story of mine has been included in the Best Horror Short Story category. "Self, Contained" was published in The Dark last year and you can read it online here. The awards will be announced on Friday, 25 March … Continue reading Aurealis Awards Shortlists
Lovely news! My short story "Mary, Mary" is going to be reprinted in The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2016, edited by Paula Guran. It's looks to be fantastic anthology this year, with a stellar line up that include some of my favourite Australian authors -- Angela Slatter, Lisa L. Hannett and Kaaron Warren. … Continue reading “Mary, Mary” makes the Year’s Best
It's been a little while since ebooks of my novels Madigan Mine and Perfections have been available but the good folks at Twelfth Planet Press have now released them back into the wild. So if you haven't yet snagged yourself a copy or if postage costs were putting you off the print book (I know, … Continue reading Perfections and Madigan Mine go digital (redux)
It might be the holiday season but, over at FableCroft Publishing, Tehani Wessley has been busy wrangling a new anthology that aims to showcase a whole bunch of Australian writers at their provocative best. And believe me, us Australians can certainly be a confronting bunch, even when we're not specifically asked to be so! In … Continue reading In Your Face!
Kyla Ward has reviewed the paperback edition of Perfections over at Tabula Rasa. I guess she kinda liked it: With only a slight shift of perspective, this could be a razor-edged depiction of the worst month in the lives of two sisters. The month one ends a four-year relationship. The month their mother dies. It … Continue reading Fabulous New Review of Perfections