An Introduction to Australian Horror

In honour of Australia Day, I was asked to write an article about Australian horror for This Is Horror in the UK — and it’s now up! The article surveys some of the standout horror published in the past two years by Australian independent presses: so much to talk about, so much incredible talent! Australia…… Continue reading An Introduction to Australian Horror

Clickety click!

Today has been a hodgepodge of crazy busy-ness, so it somehow seems fitting to post a hodgepodge of links in the hope that, in your own crazy busy days, you might find a moment to clickety click: Support ChiZine: “ has been free to readers since its inception in 1997. We want to keep paying…… Continue reading Clickety click!

Ditmar Awards

Yesterday I spent much of the day off the internet — out and about doing Saturday sorts of things, like errands and scribbling and trawling through bookshops — and when I finally logged on I had the great surprise of discovering that I’m nominated for *three* Ditmar Awards!! Holy crow! I’m so happy to find…… Continue reading Ditmar Awards

Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced!

The 2010 Aurealis Awards have just been announced and I’m so excited to see so many incredible finalists in each category!! HUGE congratulations to all the nominees — I have enjoyed so many of the stories and novels on these lists, it’s such a delight to see them recognised. And of course I’m stoked to…… Continue reading Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced!

15 Days of Tesseracts, Reviews, and Other fun stuff

┬áIf only I could go to this shindig: Tesseracts Fourteen, and the authors and editors of Tesseracts Fourteen are going to be featured at the Merril Collection’s Christmas Tea, on Saturday December 4th, at the Merril Collection (239 College Ave, Toronto) from 1-4. Alas, the commute between Adelaide and Toronto is too great for me…… Continue reading 15 Days of Tesseracts, Reviews, and Other fun stuff