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Angela Slatter
Specialising in dark fantasy and horror, Angela Slatter is the author of The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales, Sourdough and Other Stories, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings, and Black-Winged Angels, as well as Midnight and Moonshine and The Female Factory (both with Lisa L. Hannett).... show more



Specialising in dark fantasy and horror, Angela Slatter is the author of The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales, Sourdough and Other Stories, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings, and Black-Winged Angels, as well as Midnight and Moonshine and The Female Factory (both with Lisa L. Hannett). She has won a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, a Ditmar Award, and five Aurealis Awards, as well as being a finalist for the Norma K. Hemming Award.Angela’s short stories have appeared in Australian, UK and US Best Of anthologies such The Mammoth Book of New Horror (Stephen Jones, ed.), The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror (Paula Guran, ed.), The Best Horror of the Year (Ellen Datlow, ed.), The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror (Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene, eds.), and The Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction (Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios, eds.).She has an MA and a PhD in Creative Writing, is a graduate of Clarion South 2009 and the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop 2006, and in 2013 she was awarded one of the inaugural Queensland Writers Fellowships. In 2016 Angela will be the Established Writer-in-Residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre in Perth.Her novellas, Of Sorrow and Such (from Tor.com), and Ripper (in the Stephen Jones anthology Horrorology, from Jo Fletcher Books) were released in October 2015.Angela’s urban fantasy novel, Vigil (based on the short story “Brisneyland by Night”), will be released by Jo Fletcher Books in 2016, and the sequel, Corpselight, in 2017. She is represented by Ian Drury of the literary agency Sheil Land for her long fiction, and by Alex Adsett of Alex Adsett Publishing Services for illustrated storybooks undertaken with Kathleen Jennings.

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Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land"
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land" rated it 3 years ago
Arc Provided by Prime Books Released on October 4thThis is a collection of stories that feature women as the main charactersNot one of them tries to pass them as perfect, and most of the times, in their imperfections you'll find their strongest asset.Vengeance links them throughout time and ages, de...
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I'll admit the only reason I managed to finish this book was because it's loosely based in my place of residence (Brisbane) and I was intrigued. It was interesting to see how the author views the place we both live so differently to me, clearly a city girl who spends a lot of time at Kangaroo Point ...
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At first glance, Of Sorrow and Such doesn't really appear to be a fantasy novella - the setting is a familiar, pastoral one, with women who know how to use herbs taken for practising witchcraft - but as we go on, there's more and more about magic being real. It is, however, written in such a matter ...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it 3 years ago
I do love a good Urban Fantasy me and this one, set in Brisbane, is totally rocking. Excellent setting, brilliant world building and a main character I adored. Verity Fassbinder is sharp, witty and different – half human half Weyrd she hovers between two worlds sorting out problems, keeping people...
Elaine White's Life in Books
Elaine White's Life in Books rated it 3 years ago
Book – A Feast of Sorrows: StoriesAuthor – Angela SlatterStar rating - ★★☆☆☆No. of Pages – 304Would I read it again – No.Genre – Fantasy, Short Story, Fairy Tales, Collection, Anthology** COPY RECEIVED THROUGH NETGALLEY **This came labeled as a comic/graphic novel on Netgalley, so I'll admit that I'...
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