With the busy business of Conflux and the CSFG AGM now behind us, it's time to celebrate the wins, the milestones and the culmination of grand schemes that take us ever closer to our perhaps-overshared secret goal of WORLD DOMINATION! In other words, here's what our lovely and brilliant members [...]
GUFF is the Get Up and Over Fan Fund. This fund sends a delegate to a major convention (sometimes to more than one) at the other side of the world. Jukka Halme came to Australia early in 2016, representing European fandom. CSFG's own Gillian Polack represented Australasia at Loncon, Liburnicon [...]
Did you guys even realise it was 2015 already? FEBRUARY 2015. That’s only 320 days away from 2016. AND WHAT HAVE YOU DONE SO FAR?!?! If the answer is ‘Not as much as I’d like’, then our February meeting is for you. (If the answer isn’t that, you should still [...]
Congratulations! To Kaaron Warren, who continues to win all of the awards, taking out Best Science Fiction Short Story at the 2013 Aurealis Awards with her story "Air, Water and the Grove". To Rob Easterbrook for finishing his PhD! Covers! Alan Baxter's forthcoming novel, Bound Patty Jansen's new novel,For Queen [...]
CSFG's most recent Writers of the Future Contest winner, Shauna O'Meara, has been interviewed at the Sputnik's Orbit blog, about liking spiders, winning at Donkey Kong and being able to warble like an Australian Magpie, among other matters of grave importance. Oh, and writing.
Congratulations! To Kaaron Warren, whose story "The Human Moth" is shortlisted for Best Horror Short Fiction and whose story "Air, Water and the Grove" is shortlisted for Best SF Short Fiction, and Ian McHugh, whose story "Cold, Cold War" is listed for Best Fantasy Short Fiction at the 2013 Aurealis [...]
Shauna O'Meara has put together a Flickr portfolio of her illustration work for CSFG's Next anthology, Nicole Murphy's In Fabula-divino and others. Here's the cover she did for Next: Great stuff - check out the rest.
AKA Dani Kristoff, following the publication of her new paranormal romance novel, Bespelled. Check out the interview here.
(and for the last bit of December when we were all flaked out on holidays) CONGRATULATIONS! To Kaaron Warren, whose story "Air, Water and the Grove" has been included in The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2014 from Prime Books. To Alan Baxter, whose story "The Fathomed Wreck To See" and [...]
Patty Jansen has released her latest book, Ambassador 2: Raising Hell, the sequel to her 2013 novel Ambassador: Seeing Red. Seeing Red is available as an e-book and as a trade paperback from Ticonderoga Publications. Raising Hell is currently available in e-book formats and Patty is running a 99c introductory offer [...]