Australian Shadows Award winners announced!

I awoke this morning to the wonderful news that my short story, "She Said" (from Scenes from the Second Storey), has won an Australian Shadows Award! I think this is one of the best stories I've written and I'm so very, very pleased to see it recognised. This annual literary award is presented by the … Continue reading Australian Shadows Award winners announced!


Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot

It's only a first step, but I've just found out that Madigan Mine has been included in the First Novel category on the preliminary ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards. This long list will be voted on by the membership of the HWA in order to winnow down the candidates to just four in each … Continue reading Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot

Twelve Planets (and two reviews)

This is something I've necessarily been keeping under my hat for a while, but now I am very proud to report the following update regarding the Twelve Planets series forthcoming from Twelve Planets Press: Who Are the Twelve Planets? Margo Lanagan, Lucy Sussex, Rosaleen Love, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Deborah Biancotti, Kaaron Warren, Cat Sparks, Sue … Continue reading Twelve Planets (and two reviews)


Scenes from the Second Storey

Somehow I forgot to officially note here that I will have a story in a forthcoming anthology from Morrigan Books, Scenes from the Second Storey. It was a strange piece to write. It's a concept anthology, based on the debut album from 1990's alterno-rock band The God Machine. Each writer was allocated a song from … Continue reading Scenes from the Second Storey