A re-posting of a very thorough essay from folklorist Terri Windling on global phenomenon of the Trickster in mythology and folklore…
A re-posting of a 2013 article from the Tor/Forge blog…
In a controversial new study, scientists cite artifacts dating the event to more than 26,000 years ago
Fictitious animals on 16th and early 17th century maps hint at how people’s perception of the ocean has changed over time
HERE WE COME, BURIED OR NOT!We’re very pleased to announce the final ToC for Trickster’s Treats #4 – Coming, Buried or Not!, edited by Louise Zedda-…Trickster’s Treats #4 Announcement!
I’m thrilled to confirm the release date for Black Dogs, Black Tales will be May 31st! You can order now using this link, and the book will be …
The Australian Fairy Tale Society is delighted to honour LORENA CARRINGTON as winner of the 2020 AFTS Award. Congratulations Lorena! We are so glad …
GWL Publishing have accepted my next historical novel, FIREFLIES AND CHOCOLATE, for publication in Spring 2021. I am lucky to have a publisher who is…Fireflies and Chocolate, my next historical novel
A wonderful list of authors pre-selected for this Australian-New Zealand Anthology of Horror, SciFi, Dark Fantasy in support of charity Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.
New Zealand author, Dan Rabarts, poet, writer and editor, Dion Winton-Polak join the list of fantastic writers who have donated their work to this charity project including: Alan Baxter, Peter Blakey-Novis, Octavia Cade, Matthew R. Davis, Melanie Harding-Shaw, Cassie Hart, John Linwood Grant, Christian H. Smith, and Kaaron Warren.
Note: All proceeds for Black Dogs, Black Taleswill go towards raising money and awareness for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, and we cannot wait to share the finished book with you all!
The editorial committee putting together the AFTS anthology “South of the Sun” have finally chosen their winners. It was a truly difficult job – we were inundated with talented submissions and we’ve spent many a long hour short-listing, re-short-listing, arguing and finally agreeing on the following. A big thank you to everyone who sent in their entries.
Congratulations to everyone who’s on the list – and commiserations to those who didn’t make it.
·Anezka Sero ̶The Snowgum Maiden
·Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson ̶Jack, the Beanstalk and the NBN
·Yvette Ladzinski ̶The Lonely Mosque
·Melissa Min Harvey ̶The Wild Moon Call
·Clare Testoni ̶The Lyrebird
·Krystal Barton ̶North Coburg to Flinders St Station
·Rachel Nightingale ̶Riverbend
·Jackie Kerin ̶No Horse, No Cart, No Shoes
·Angie Rega ̶The Tale of the Seven Magpies
·Danielle McGee –The Origami Mother
· June Perkins – Into…
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