The latest episode of our podcast is now available for direct download and streaming from the website or via subscription from iTunes. Feedback is most welcome! This month on The Writer and the Critic your hosts, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond, turn their attention to the 2015 Aurealis Awards which were announced in late March … Continue reading The Writer and the Critic: Episode 51
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
News travels at light speed around the interwebs these days, so this post is most definitely old hat by now. But as I keep this blog as much for my own memory banks as for anything else these days, I'm very pleased to report that Perfections won the 2012 Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel … Continue reading Aurealis Awards: Farewell Sydney, Hello Canberra!
The Aurealis Awards finalists for 2012 were announced overnight and I'm so happy and honoured to discover that my second book, Perfections, is in the running for Best Horror Novel.* As are two works by my very own, very clever husband, Jason Nahrung -- Blood and Dust and Salvage. Rounding out the long form horror … Continue reading Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced
The Aurealis Awards were announced in a glittery -- and, at times, shoeless -- ceremony in North Sydney on Saturday night and I was absolutely thrilled that Madigan Mine won Best Horror Novel. So thrilled that the just-in-case list of names I'd been intermittently rehearsing all day flew out of my head and the first … Continue reading Aurealis Awards 2010