‘Shepherd’ had just won the ‘novel’ category of the 2019 Australasian Horror Writers Association Shadows Awards! Big thanks to the judges – it’s nice to know there are other dark-fiction enthusiasts out there … You can read the full list of winners at the AHWA website.
‘Shepherd’ has just been shortlisted for the 2019 Australasian Horror Writers Association Shadows Awards, in the ‘Novel’ category. You can find the full list of shortlisted works at the AHWA website. Not sure when the winner will be announced …
Keeping Good Company
‘Shepherd’ making an appearance on the ‘New Release’ shelves – thanks to Novella Fine Books in Wahroonga, Sydney!
Many thanks to lovely Petra, Alexandra and all the other staff at Dymocks Chatswood for recently hosting my book-signing!
A Launch to Remember
Thanks to Text Publishing, Megalong Books in Leura, NSW, and all the wonderful people who came to my FIRST EVER book launch on 6 June. Here I am at the event with my new novel, ‘Shepherd‘, and (from left to right) Jodie Dalglish of Megalong Books, Derryn Heilbuth, who made a fantastic speech, and Mandy […]
My unpublished manuscript ‘Shepherd’ has just been shortlisted for the 2018 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. The full shortlist can be found at the Text Publishing website.
Theophilus Grey and the Traitor’s Mask has been shortlisted in the children’s category of the Davitt Awards for best crime books written by Australian women. To see the full list of nominees, visit the Sisters in Crime website.
‘Charlatan’ in Sydney
I’ll be talking about Charlatan at two free events in Sydney, on Wednesday 12 July. The first commences at 12:30 pm at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, at 280 Pitt Street. The second will be at Five Dock Library (4-12 Garfield Street, Five Dock) and will kick off at 6:30 pm. Hope to see you there!
In Conversation with Richard Fidler
On Wednesday 5 July I had a wonderful talk with Richard Fidler on the ABC Radio program Conversations about Thomas Guthrie Carr and my new book. It was so exciting and enjoyable, and everyone at the ABC was INCREDIBLY nice. To stream or download our chat, visit the Conversations website.
Also in Brisbane …
While I was in Queensland, I also had to good fortune to visit the Avid Reader bookshop, and talk to ABC journalist Paul Barclay for his podcast ‘Big Ideas’. That discussion about Charlatan was recorded, and will be posted in the next couple of weeks. Finally, I wound up my visit to Brisbane with a speech […]