Great reviews!

Friday’s session at Swancon went swimmingly. I caught up for drinks with fellow horrorites Martin Livings (and the lovely Izz), Craig Bezant, and Pete Kempshall, shot the breeze with Russell at the signing, had a lively panel on horror writing with Martin, Stephen Dedman, and Sue Isle, and had a few important chats, too. Easter […]

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Galley Club Award nomination!

I was very pleasantly surprised to learn that I was nominated for a Galley Club Award for the design/galley work on Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror 2007 edition. The book was nominated, appropriately enough, in Category 13 (of 18): Non-standard Mono/duotone digitally printed book. 2008 marks the 32nd annual Galley Club Awards, which are presented […]

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Applauding the best and darkest

I have finally completed my duties as an Australian Shadows Award judge. Today, the Australian Horror Writers Association released the list of finalists and honourable mentions. Congratulations to the well-deserved nominees! Our judges reports are also online and worth the read for anyone interested in the horror field from 2007. I enjoyed judging for the […]

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Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror 2007 edition

It’s here: the second installment in Brimstone Press’ ‘year’s best’ Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror series. It also has my spider story, first published in Borderlands #7, “The Garden Shed Pact”. The anthology includes award-winners and nominees from some of the best in the business, plus an exhaustive overview of Australian horror publishing in 2006 […]

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