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Angela Slatter Angela Slatter i(A82655 works by)
Born: Established: 1967 ;
Gender: Female
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Angela Slatter holds an MA and a PhD in Creative Writing, and is a graduate of Clarion South 2009 and the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop 2006. In 2013, she was awarded one of the inaugural Queensland Writers Fellowships. She has won awards a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, Ditmar Awards, Aurealis Awards, and Australian Shadows Awards, as well as being a finalist for awards including the Norma K. Hemming Award.

Source: Author's website.

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y separately published work icon All the Murmuring Bones London : Titan , 2021 20220629 2021 single work novel fantasy

'Orphaned as a young child, Mirin O'Malley has been brought up by her grandparents on their isolated, rambling estate Hob's Hallow. Long ago her family prospered due to a deal struck with the mer, the terrifying creatures who live in the depths of the sea: safety for their merchant ships in return for a child of each generation. But for many years the family have been unable to keep their side of the bargain and their fortunes have suffered as a result.

'When Mirin's grandfather dies, her grandmother puts in train a plans to restore their glory - but at the price of Mirin's freedom. Finding amongst her grandfather's papers evidence that her parents may still be alive, Mirin is determined to escape and discover the truth about her origins. This takes her on a treacherous journey to Blackwater, the estate her parents built when they fled Hob's Hallow, but on arrival Mirin finds the estate in decline and her 'Uncle Edward' in charge: where are her parents, and who is this Edward Elliott really?

'A story of mystery and magic and the strange creatures that lurk beneath the waves.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year
y separately published work icon Red New Day Brisbane : Brain Jar Press , 2020 19816003 2020 selected work short story

'Mechanised monkeys, betrayed brides, irritable gorgons, harpists playing instruments of bone, acts of vengeance, and furies eager to feast. 

'Red New Day and Other Microfictions is a collection of vignettes from World Fantasy Award winner Angela Slatter, collected together for the very first time. Known as one of Australia’s finest authors of dark fantasy and sinister horror, Slatter’s myth-inspired morsels and terrifying short tales will remind you of the uncanny, wild, and beautiful things that can be found in small packages.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 finalist Australian Shadows Award Collection
New Wine 2020 single work short story fantasy horror
— Appears in: Cursed : An Anthology of Dark Fairy Tales 2020;
A modernised re-writing of the story of Bluebeard.
2020 finalist Australian Shadows Award Long Fiction
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