Category Archives: Awards

And… Here’s 2017

Well, 2016 was quite a year all round, wasn’t it? Good with the bad and all that. The highlight for me had to be signing a two-book deal for The Path of Ra series with Raw Dog Screaming Press, and … Continue reading

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Au Contraire 3

Well, I made it. Au Contraire 3, New Zealand’s 37th National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, is done and dusted, and I lived to tell the tale. I worked with Lee Murray to programme the Writers’ Stream of panels and … Continue reading

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Story News!

It’s been a while since I posted last, because I’ve had so much going on. My SF horror novella Spindle has appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Issue #63, and the story is the inspiration for the amazing cover art. … Continue reading

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Awards Nomination Time

Hey ho, it’s that exciting time of year again, when Award Nominations for the Sir Julius Vogels and the Australian Shadows are open! So yes, I’ve got some eligible works, as do a whole lot of people I know. You … Continue reading

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SJV Time Again

It’s that time again: Nominations are now open for the SFFANZ Sir Julius Vogel Awards. I have a couple of stories that are eligible for the ballot, which I’ll share below, and there have also been a few works which … Continue reading

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Australian Shadows Awards

Last week, hot on the heels of my return from Continuum X in Melbourne, the winners of the Australian Shadows Awards were announced. I hadn’t even had time to blog about Baby Teeth making the shortlist for Best Edited Work, … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

So, this happened over the weekend: I’m still in a state of shock, after leaving the Sir Julius Vogel Awards ceremony on Saturday night in Auckland with two of the coveted trophies, one presented together with co-editor Lee Murray for … Continue reading

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SJV Awards 2014

This has come to be a consistently exciting time of year for me – the day that the SV Final Ballot is announced. I’ve had three nominations over the past four years, one for non-fiction and two More eyelashes couldn’t … Continue reading

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Double-shot of Kiwi Horror hits Australia

Big day. Not one but two stories of mine appeared in different Australian publications today. Both are competition winners, both of them creepy as all hell. Yes, Australia got a double-dose of Kiwi horror today, and I hope it leaves … Continue reading

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Baby Teeth, and the SJVs

BABY TEETH If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll know by now that Baby Teeth – Bite-sized Tales of Terror, an anthology of flash-length horror ficiton I’ve been involved with as co-editor (with the marvellous Lee Murray) Could fighting dainty … Continue reading

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