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CSFG’s A Hand of Knaves

The Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild (CSFG) is about to open submissions for its upcoming anthology A Hand of Knaves. Here’s the pitch: Rogues, thieves, pirates and ne’er-do-wells abound in speculative fiction. Sometimes heroic, sometimes villainous, often somewhere in between, rogues … Continue reading

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Book launch – The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau by David Dufty

I had the very great pleasure today of attending a book launch by my colleague and former CSFG President David Dufty. Unusually for my circles, the launch was for a work of historical non-fiction, concerning Australia’s involvement in the Allies’ … Continue reading

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Sir Julius Vogel Awards

I’m very pleased to hear this evening that At the Edge just swept New Zealand’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards, presented at the Lexicon convention in Taupo. The plaudits for At the Edge itself included Best Collected Work (awarded to editors … Continue reading

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Mnemo’s Memory – The Worlds of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Volume 2

Ooh, it’s here at last! My novelette “Mnemo’s Memory”, an airship romance with sky pirates, mnemonic robots and a villain skulking in a volcano lair, has been published! The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, Volume 2 is out … Continue reading

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When the waveform collapses

Tonight, at a Swancon event in Perth, the Aurealis Awards winners will be announced. By 10 pm local time (or so), I’ll know if I’m an award-winning short story writer or – far more likely – someone who gets to … Continue reading

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