Focus 2012 on sale

As part of a new initiative to promote the very best in Australian short fiction, Fablecroft Publishing have launched a new anthology, featuring some of the most acclaimed short stories from the last year. Alongside an incredible lineup is SuperNOVA member Jason Nahrung’s intentionally recognised The Mornington Ride. Congratulations to Jason for another well deserved accolade!

From Fablecroft’s website:

We are very pleased to announce that Focus 2012: highlights of Australian short fiction is now on sale! This ebook-only special anthology is the first of a series of yearly collections which will collect the previous year’s acclaimed Australian works. Containing only the most recognised speculative work of the year, Focus 2012 packs a big punch, for just $4.99USD.

Focus 2012: highlights of Australian short fiction features work by…

Joanne Anderton – “Sanaa’s Army”
Thoraiya Dyer – “The Wisdom of Ants”
Robert Hood – “Escena de un Asesinato”
Kathleen Jennings – illustrations and cover art
Margo Lanagan – “Significant Dust”
Martin Livings – “Birthday Suit”
Jason Nahrung – “The Mornington Ride”
Kaaron Warren – “Sky”

Focus 2012 is available from your favourite ebook seller!

Focus 2012

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Three More Best Years Ahead

Ticonderoga Publications have announced that Liz Grzyb and SuperNOVA member Talie Helene have signed on for another three volumes of Ticonderoga’s annual Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror. This is great news for the Australian speculative fiction community, ensuring a showcase for the best stories of the next few years.

The full story can be found here, including submission and eligibility details. Congratulations to Liz and Talie!

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Launched – Trucksong by Andrew Macrae

Trucksong2It’s not every day one of Supernova’s members launches a novel, so BANG THE DRUM for Andrew Macrae, who has launched his debut novel Trucksong this week, published by Twelfth Planet Press.

Trucksong is “a dystopian science fiction novel about lost love, AI trucks and the search for meaning in a post-apocalyptic Australia.”

Andrew has written an accompanying soundtrack on the Trucksong web site and also made available as a download the original version of the novel, which was written in ‘experimental’ language.

Recent interviews with Andrew and reviews of the novel are available here:

Congratulations, Andy!