Publishing Opportunity for Australian Horror Writers

Award-winning author and anthology editor Deborah Sheldon wants submissions for KILLER CREATURES DOWN UNDER: HORROR STORIES WITH BITE, an open-call anthology to be released by IFWG Publishing Australia in 2023.

Killer Creatures Down Under: Horror Stories with Bite will comprise stories from Australian writers obtained entirely from open callout. The stories must feature Australian animals; in …

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The Haunting of Harry Peck is now available!

Emerging author David-Jack Fletcher has released his debut comedy-horror novella, The Haunting of Harry Peck (Rack and Rune Publishing), available now from Amazon.

The story revolves around a young man who is pressured into killing a chicken, only to be haunted by its vengeful ghost. Fletcher draws on classic horror tropes to explore a totally …

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First Antipodean writing team to co-write a story for the Alien franchise!

Alien – Inferno’s Fall by Philippa Ballantine and Clara Čarija (Titan Books) is now available for pre-order! This original novel based on the films from 20th Century Studios will be published 26th July 2022.

A gargantuan, horseshoe-shaped ship appears over the mining planet Shānmén, unleashing a black rain of death that creates Xenomorph-like monsters …

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AUSTRALIAN SHADOWS AWARDS Live Ceremony! There will be an online Zoom live ceremony to announce the winners of the 2021 Australian Shadows Awards on Tuesday the 12th April at 9pm AEST. Everyone is welcome, it will be a public event. If you’re a finalist, wear your comfy best as winners will be invited to turn …

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Australian Shadows Awards 2021 Finalists

We are very excited to release the list of finalists for the 2021 Australian Shadows Awards. Firstly, let us just say that the quality of published dark fiction right now is mind-blowing. Our judges had a hell of a time choosing shortlists. Huge thanks to all those judges for their hard work. Congratulations to everyone …

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