Snapshot 2014!

Snapshot has taken place four times in the past 10 years. In 2005, Ben Peek spent a frantic week interviewing 43 people in the Australian spec fic scene, and since then, it’s grown every time, now taking a team of interviewers working together to accomplish! In the lead up to Worldcon in London, we will […]

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What the Heck

Is going on here… and well may you ask. Well, yes, I have just copied a whole load of content over from another site – mainly because Posterous went bust and my LJ is a ghost town . But also because I might start doing some writing about books and sf and such again soon, […]

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Snapshot 2012: Peter Nicholls

Peter Nicholls is a Hugo-award winning SF critic and scholar, best known for his work in conceiving and editing the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. He has also been an academic, film-maker, anthologist, first administrator of the  Science Fiction Foundation (SF), and editor of Foundation: the review of Science Fiction. He is Editor Emeritus of the […]

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Snapshot 2012: Kate Eltham

Kate Eltham is a writer and CEO of Queensland Writers Centre. In 2010 she founded if:book Australia, an institute exploring book futures and digital media. if:book Australia forms an international fellowship with the Institute for the Future of the Book (New York), if:book London and if:lire Paris. Kate is also the Co-Director of Clarion South […]

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Snapshot 2012: Wolfgang Bylsma

Wolfgang Bylsma serves as Editor-in-Chief for Australia’s leading independent graphic novel publishing house, Gestalt, which he co-founded in 2005.  He has a passion for encouraging creative endeavours with both individuals and communities, drawing on his experience teaching media production and communications at the tertiary level. Wolf also acts as an industry mentor through the Australian […]

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Snapshot 2012: Karen Healey

Karen Healey is an Aurealis-award winning author of young adult fiction who likes World of Warcraft, teen romantic comedies, and nail polish. She currently lives in her hometown, New Zealand’s steampunk capital, and supplements the glamorous life of a writer with the glamorous life of a retail worker. She enjoys both jobs far more than […]

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Snapshot 2012: Stephanie Smith

Stephanie Smith has been an editor and publisher for some 20 plus years, and for 17 of those years she worked on the Voyager science fiction and fantasy list for HarperCollins Publishers. She left HarperCollins at the end of March 2012 and will be moving to Hobart in the next few months. She is now […]

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Snapshot 2012: Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter is a Brisbane-based writer of speculative fiction. In 2010, she had two short story collections published, Sourdough & Other Stories with Tartarus Press (UK) (which was shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award) and The Girl with No Hands & Other Tales (Ticonderoga Publications) (which won an Aurealis Award). In 2012, she will have […]

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Snapshot 2012: Peter Ball

Peter M. Ball is a Brisbane-based writer whose work includes the faerie-noir novellas Horn and Bleed, and his short fiction has appeared in publications such as Daily SF, Apex Magazine, and Eclipse 4. When not writing he’s organising the Australian Writer’s Marketplace GenreCon taking place in Sydney in November of 2012. Find him online at petermball.com and on twitter@petermball. 1. You’ve recently taken on a […]

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Snapshot 2012: Tracey O’Hara

Tracey O’Hara grew up reading Stephen King, Raymond E. Feist, and J.R.R. Tolkien, where she developed her taste for adventure and the paranormal thriller. When she’s not writing, reading, or listening to heavy metal, she spends time with her husband, two sons, and three cats and a ridiculously cute pug puppy called Colin. The author […]

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