I have been remiss…

Slackness the First: I’ve been back from Continuum for two days and have yet to post a con report. In short, the convention was brilliant. Got to Melbourne on Thursday evening, had a lovely dinner with Angela, Kirstyn and Mondy and then recorded our ‘guest appearance’ for the Writer and the Critic podcast. We had…… Continue reading I have been remiss…

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Norma K Hemming Award Shortlist

Cool news! I just found out that Bluegrass Symphony has been shortlisted for the 2012 Norma K Hemming Award for race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in Australian speculative fiction. I’m gobsmacked! What an incredible honour to be included on this awesome shortlist: Black Glass by Meg Mundell (Scribe) Bluegrass Symphony by Lisa L Hannett (Ticonderoga…… Continue reading Norma K Hemming Award Shortlist

Ditmar Award Nominations Open

It feels like only yesterday that I last mentioned the Ditmar Awards on this website, but apparently a year has passed already! Ditmar nominations are now open — until April 13, 2012. There is an incredible list of eligible works and potential nominees this year (as is also the case with the Aurealis Awards) –…… Continue reading Ditmar Award Nominations Open