Another brilliant review and a snapshot!

End of semester crunch-time has kept me busy, but I wanted to pop in to squee about Paula Guran’s incredible review of Songs for Dark Seasons, which appeared in Locus — and you can now read in full online here. Some highlights that precede Guran’s wonderful in-depth analysis of each story include: “All of the…… Continue reading Another brilliant review and a snapshot!

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Praise for SONGS FOR DARK SEASONS

The countdown is on for the release of Songs for Dark Seasons! This part of the process is always anxciting: waiting for the book to be a real thing in the world while, at the same time, reviewers have ARCs and some lovely folks are starting to talk about it… Here are some beautiful blurbs…… Continue reading Praise for SONGS FOR DARK SEASONS

Dreaming in the Dark: Gorgeous cover, gorgeous review!

So, have I mentioned this stunning new anthology — edited by none other than Jack Dann! — in which I have a new story coming out this year? Jack refers to Dreaming in the Dark as a showcase anthology, a book intended to show off (and I’m using Jack’s words here) the diamond sharp results…… Continue reading Dreaming in the Dark: Gorgeous cover, gorgeous review!

Locus Recommends ‘A Shot of Salt Water’

A few days after the announcement, but still worth noting: ‘A Shot of Salt Water’ has appeared on Locus’ Recommended Reading List for 2015, alongside some brilliant works by brilliant authors who I feel lucky to rub virtual elbows with. And this news came hot on the heels of another bit of excitement: Paula Guran…… Continue reading Locus Recommends ‘A Shot of Salt Water’

In which Lois Tilton reviews ‘The Dark’, Issue 8 (Spoiler: it’s a big thumbs-up!)

This has been an eventful week in the world of Writer Lisa (also in the world of Academic Lisa, but that’s another, less exciting, story). This week kicked off with the arrival of Clarkesworld: Year Seven, then was swiftly followed by the arrival of Blood Sisters, and at the same time — though I was…… Continue reading In which Lois Tilton reviews ‘The Dark’, Issue 8 (Spoiler: it’s a big thumbs-up!)

Clarkesworld Year 3, One Small Step and Locus Reading List: Updatery

A few cool things happened while I was in the writing oubliette this past month: Coolness the First: Clarkesworld: Year Three — the anthology of all the works published in Clarkesworld, 2009 — has come out and is available in TPB from Amazon and in e-book format from Amazon, B&N, Kobo, Weightless Books, Wizard’s Tower…… Continue reading Clarkesworld Year 3, One Small Step and Locus Reading List: Updatery

Lists of Excitement!

So it’s been a pretty busy couple of days for Aussie authors on heavy-hitting lists, namely the Stoker Preliminary Ballot and the Locus Recommended Reading list for 2010. Sure, you could instantly clickity-click on the links I’ve just provided to see the lists in full — but before you do why don’t we give three cheers to…… Continue reading Lists of Excitement!

World Fantasy winners

The World Fantasy Award winners for works published in 2009 have been announced on Locus online: Novel The City & The City, China Miéville (Macmillan UK/ Del Rey) Blood of Ambrose, James Enge (Pyr) The Red Tree, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc) Finch, Jeff VanderMeer (Underland) In Great Waters, Kit Whitfield (Jonathan Cape UK/Del Rey) Novella “Sea-Hearts”,…… Continue reading World Fantasy winners