The nominees for this year's Shirley Jackson Awards has been announced and it's so wonderful see Australian author Deborah Biancotti make the list for her novella, "And the Dead Shall Outnumber the Living", published in Ishar by Gilgamesh Press. Ishtar is a superb anthology featuring not only Deb's piece but also two other interwoven novellas by Kaaron … Continue reading Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced!
The winners of the Shirley Jackson Awards were announced over the weekend at ReaderCon 21 and I'm absolutely delighted to see that Rob Shearman was a joint-winner in the Single Author Collection category for his book, Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical. Rob's been on a roll recently, with the same collection recently winning … Continue reading Rob Shearman, Shirley Jackson and a distinct lack of cynicism
This year's nominations for the Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced and I'm delighted to see that Margo Lanagan has been included for her excellent novella, "Sea Hearts". The novella was published in X6, the same collection that harbours the dark, disturbing and utterly brilliant "Wives" by Paul Haines. If you haven't got a copy … Continue reading Shirley Jackson Awards – Nominations