Category: AHWA news

The Robert N Stephenson Flash Fiction & Short Story Competition 2021

From the Australasian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) comes news that the Robert N Stephenson Flash Fiction & Short Story Competition 2021 is now open to submissions through until October 31, 2021.

We want your best horror story, your very best. This is Australia’s leading unpublished horror fiction competition and our winning entries are always imaginative, engaging, …

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AHWA’s Mentor Program opens to submissions

The 2021 AHWA Mentorship Program submission window opened Friday, 16th of July, and will remain open for two weeks, until midnight on Friday 31 July.

Application forms will be available on the AHWA website, where you can also check out this year’s mentors in prose, poetry and screenwriting: Shayne Armstrong, Eugen M. Bacon, Silvia Cantón …

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2020 Australian Shadows Awards Winners

The winners of the 2020 Australian Shadows Awards have been announced.

On the 11th June the winners of the 2020 Australian Shadow Awards were announced, celebrating the finest in horror and dark fiction published by an Australasian within the named calendar year. The fields were exceptionally strong this year, reflecting what we all know …

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Welcome to The Redback Room!

Join host Kyla Lee Ward as she spends an hour every second month with the best horror and dark fiction writers in Australasia. Guests will read a small sample of their work, and chat about their methods, influences, fears and anything else Kyla can draw out of them.

The Redback Room is a live Zoom event presented …

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2020 Australian Shadows Awards finalists announced!

The entries have been entered, the judges have read and judged. Great deliberations were made to decide who from Australasia had made the greatest contributions to dark fiction in the plague year of 2020. And now, decisions!

Firstly, enormous thanks to the judging panels for their tireless hard work in volunteering to judge. It’s a …

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