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Ashley Kalagian Blunt Ashley Kalagian Blunt i(9196570 works by)
Gender: Female
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Ashley Blunt is a writer and stand-up comedian. She has been studying (2017) a Master of Research in Creative Writing at Macquarie University.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 longlisted Kill Your Darlings Awards The KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award For 'Full of Donkey: Travels in Armenia'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Dark Mode Ultimo : Ultimo Press , 2023 25262301 2023 single work novel thriller

'Is it paranoia - or is someone watching?

'For years, Reagan Carsen has kept her life offline. No socials. No internet presence. No photos. Safe.

'Until the day she stumbles on a shocking murder in a Sydney laneway. The victim looks just like her.


'As more murders shake the city and she's increasingly drawn out from hiding, Reagan is forced to confront her greatest fear.

'She's been found.

'A riveting psychological thriller drawn from true events, Dark Mode delves into the terrifying reality of the dark web, and the price we pay for surrendering our privacy one click at a time.'  (Publication summary)

2024 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
y separately published work icon My Name Is Revenge Strawberry Hills : Spineless Wonders , 2018 14975907 2018 selected work essay novella

'Sydney, 1980: The Turkish consul-general is assassinated by two gunmen, and an international terrorist group claim responsibility. Vrezh, an Armenian-Australian, longs to be involved, believing the attacks are justice for the Armenian genocide.

'Through his brother, Vrezh meets Softie, a shadowy Armenian. Softie forces him to build a bomb by threatening to turn his brother in to the police for the assassination.

'Desperate to save his brother, Vrezh uses the bomb to murder Softie, risking his own life. His brother arrives in time to save him, but Vrezh’s injuries and the resulting rift with his family leave him disillusioned.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2019 shortlisted The Woollahra Digital Literary Award Fiction
2018 finalist The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award
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