Category: AHWA news

Short Story and Flash Competition winners!

The Robert N Stephenson AHWA Short Story & Flash Fiction Competition has been run for another year. Once again we’ve had a stellar number of entries and the judges had a hell of a time trying to pick winners. I think there might even have been a fistfight at one point… wait, no, I’m …

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MIDNIGHT ECHO 16 is now available

Midnight Echo 16

Midnight Echo 16, guest-edited by Tim Hawken, is now available from Amazon!

“I was seriously blown away by how much talent we have in our horror community in the region,” said Hawken. “It was a real honour to be able to get a first look at a lot of these pieces and be horrified, thrilled, …

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MIDNIGHT ECHO 16 Table of Contents Announced

The newest edition of Midnight Echo is set to be a bloody cracker, with all writers and stories for volume #16 now decided. Some of Australasia’s best horror authors will be featured.

The submissions, as always, were of outstanding quality, making guest editor Tim Hawken’s job especially difficult. 

“I was seriously blown away by how …

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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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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 This is Australia’s leading unpublished horror fiction competition and our winning entries are always imaginative, engaging, …

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