Writers on Rafts, Yeti Debuts, and Cool Reviews

Instead of buying a coffee at work tomorrow, why not spend $5 to help the Queensland Writers Centre raise funds and support for the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal? Visit the Writers on Rafts website (http://writersonrafts.com/) and enter the draw to win yourself a fantastic prize pack  and help the QWC reach their $20,000 goal for the…… Continue reading Writers on Rafts, Yeti Debuts, and Cool Reviews

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Two stories, two reviews

Both reviews appeared today, and both have lovely things to say about my stories! Late Christmas presents for me? With comments like the following, I can’t help but think so: A snippet from the first, written by Russell B. Farr about my story ‘Weightless’, which appears in Sprawl (ed. by Alisa Krasnostein; Twelfth Planet Press)…… Continue reading Two stories, two reviews

2010: A Year of Writing, Writing, Writing (and Teaching!)

So, teaching is well and truly finished and now it’s my last day at the Research Centre until next year. The summer looms before me (theoretically; I mean, how cold is it?!? It’s the solstice and I’m wearing my winter clothes, and we actually turned the heater back on last night to take the chill…… Continue reading 2010: A Year of Writing, Writing, Writing (and Teaching!)

Astonishing and Impressive!

Mark Harding’s Music for Another World anthology (published by Mutation Press) is getting some fantastic reviews, the most recent of which appears in the current issue of Interzone (Nov-Dec, 231), written by Andy Hedgecock. You’ll have to snag yourself a hard copy of Interzone to read this incredibly positive review in all its glory — but…… Continue reading Astonishing and Impressive!

Links of great news

Over at the New York Review of Books’ website, Samantha Holloway offers a detailed introduction and review of the soon-to-be-released Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded anthology. I think it’d be hard to find a more enthusiastic or positive report on the fantastic work Ann & Jeff VanderMeer have done on editing this anthology, and I for…… Continue reading Links of great news