Category: AHWA news

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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AUSTRALIAN SHADOWS AWARDS now open!

The 2020 Australian Shadows Awards opened for submissions at 12.01am Monday 1st February 2021 and will close to submissions at midnight Wednesday 31st March, 2021.

Full submission and eligibility details can be found here.

The Australian Shadows Awards celebrate the finest in horror and dark fiction published by an Australasian within the calendar year. Works are …

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Robert N Stephenson Flash Fiction & Short Story Competition Winners

The AHWA is very proud to announce the winners of this year’s Short Story and Flash Fiction competition, for the first time named in honour of Robert N Stephenson to remember him and his excellent efforts with the AHWA.

Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone who made the effort to enter. We received many …

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AGM and new AHWA Committee

The AHWA recently had its AGM and some changes were made to the committee.

Firstly, our president, Greg Chapman, stepped down after three years doing a stellar job at the helm. Thank you, Greg! Also stepping down after terms of excellent service are Al Hodge and Caroline Angel. Thank you too, Al and Caroline. …

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