The ebook launch of The Never Never Land, CSFG's speculative anthology of Australian myths, yarns and campfire stories, is coming on 1 July 2016. We interviewed some of the authors to hear what inspired their unique version of the sunburnt country. "Tirari Desert, Saturday" by Thoraiya Dyer is a pointed [...]
Update: Edited to correct the spelling of Rivqa's name - sorry Rivqa! Awards Season Several of the major Australian genre awards are upon us, with nominations recently announced for the Aurealis and Ditmar Awards. CSFG members were well-represented on the shortlists: In the Aurealis Awards shortlist: Kimberley Gaal featured with [...]
CSFG's latest anthology The Never Never Land has been featured in Alexandra Pierce's recent Aurora Australis column over at Tor.com. AA is highly recommended as a great monthly resource for all the buzz in Australian and New Zealand/Aotearoan speculative fiction. Check it out!
CSFG's tenth anthology (*) has launched: The Never Never Land, edited by Mitchell Akhurst, Phillip Berrie and Ian McHugh, is now available in trade paperback (ebook is coming soon). The Never Never Land features thirty speculative stories about Australia themes, from its hostile environment to its violent history, from the [...]
We have comparatively little news to report this month – so little that I suspect we’ve missed something huge – but as usual CSFG members have been busily infiltrating the ranks of the world’s SFFH elite! Short stories Tim Napper is continuously his riotously busy writing year with sales of [...]
CSFG Secretary Elizabeth Fitzgerald has been running a series of interviews over at her Earl Grey Editing Services blog around the theme of the writing community (also tea). In a recent installment of "Brewing Community", Ian McHugh, one of the editors of CSFG's upcoming anthology The Never Never Land, talked [...]
CSFG members have been busily working away at their craft and appear to be taking over Australia’s premier online magazine of speculative fiction Aurealis, if this month’s news is anything to go by. Congratulations to everyone getting their art out there! For those of you eager for news of CSFG’s [...]
The table of contents for CSFG's massive 2015 anthology The Never Never Land has been announced by the triple-threat editorial team of Ian McHugh, Phill Berrie and Mitchell Akhurst. Congratulations to the successful authors! The Never Never Land: Table of Contents Consumed - Elizabeth Jakimow Memory Lane - Suzanne J. [...]
Submissions for the The Never Never Land anthology are closing on 31 August 2014, so you've now got less than 3 weeks to send us your best Australian-flavoured speculative fiction stories of between 1,000 and 5,000 words. Read the submission guidelines here.
CSFG’s new anthology will be opening for submissions on 1 June 2014. See here for the submission guidelines.