Alan Baxter’s Shadow Bites

Alan Baxter has made a permanently free ebook available to everyone who might like to sample his work. You can find it here. It contains a complete novella, three complete short stories, and the opening chapters of six longer books. That should be more than enough to give people a taste of his fiction.

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AHWA Interview with: Joanne Anderton

Can you tell us a little about yourself and the major influences on your writing?

I’m an author of speculative fiction (mostly science fiction, fantasy and horror) as well as children’s books and creative non-fiction. I’ve just commenced a PhD in creative writing, which is amazing and exciting and sometimes a little mindboggling. I was …

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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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AHWA Interview with: Dan Rabarts

Can you tell us a little about yourself and the major influences on your writing?

I live just outside of Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand, raising two kids and trying to fit in all of my passions around the day job: writing, music, football, and drinking good beer and gin. Aside from the landscape of my …

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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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