October 2021 archive

Inanimates: Tales of Everyday Fear by Joanne Anderton

Following on from her Aurealis and Australian Shadow Award-winning debut collection, Joanne Anderton‘s Inanimates (Brain Jar Press) finds the terrifying in the everyday, bringing together seven stories where ordinary objects become the source of nightmares and extraordinary threat. 

In “Thread Embrace,” a well-dressed killer finds himself at the mercy of an unexpectedly sartorial threat. “Simulation …

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Introducing the new Australian Shadows Awards trophy

Introducing the new Australian Shadows Award trophy! All winners from 2019 and 2020 will be getting one of these shortly, and we already have the trophies ready for 2021 winners. It’s a weighty thing, solidly built, and stands about 20cm tall, hand-crafted by Sydney-based artist, Adam Galea.

When we canvassed members for ideas for …

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