Category: AHWA news

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 This is Australia’s leading unpublished horror fiction competition and our winning entries are always imaginative, engaging, …

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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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