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Angela Slatter Angela Slatter i(A82655 works by)
Born: Established: 1967 ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon Castle Full of Blackbirds Angela Slatter , Valeria Burzo (illustrator), Milwaukie : Dark Horse , 2022 24695052 2022 selected work graphic novel

'Castle Full of Blackbirds continues the story of Sara May Blackburn, the fan-favorite character from Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb. When Sara May headed for New York after the events of The Return of Effie Kolb, she had one goal in mind: find the mysterious Miss Brook at the Linton School for Girls, and ask her what she knows about the mysterious powers that have plagued Sara May her whole life. But as is often the case with these things, the answers are not as simple as all that. Sara May is in for an education in more than just reading, writing, and ’rithmetic at the Linton School.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon The Path of Thorns Angela Slatter , London : Titan , 2022 23254949 2022 single work novel fantasy

'Asher Todd comes to live with the mysterious Morwood family as a governess to their children. Asher knows little about being a governess but she is skilled in botany and herbcraft, and perhaps more than that. And she has secrets of her own, dark and terrible – and Morwood is a house that eats secrets. With a monstrous revenge in mind, Asher plans to make it choke. However, she becomes fond of her charges, of the people of the Tarn, and she begins to wonder if she will be able to execute her plan – and who will suffer most if she does. But as the ghosts of her past become harder to control, Asher realises she has no choice.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon You Are Not Your Writing and Other Sage Advice Angela Slatter , Brisbane : Brain Jar Press , 2021 23752262 2021 multi chapter work essay

'"Sure, writers have demons and inner critics that whisper horrible, discouraging things to us. But some of us give them undignified pet names and enrol them in short courses to get them off our hands..."

'In these essays, Angela Slatter-the World Fantasy Award-winning author of the Sourdough Stories, the Verity Fassbinder Series, and more-explores the relationship between the writer, their work, and the publishing industry they inhabit.

'Drawn from twelve years of author presentations, keynote speeches, blog posts, and articles aimed at aspiring and established professionals, You Are Not Your Writing features Slatter's best advice on managing social media, understanding the role awards play in your developing career, the hierarchy of rejection, and strategically building your career and network of other writers. Most importantly, they draw the line between the writer and their work, and illustrate the dangers of mistaking one for the other.

'Whether you're a new writer seeking advice on taking the next step, or a fan of Slatter's fiction looking for a glimpse behind the scenes, this chapbook is a peek into the mindset and philosophy of one of Australia's most acclaimed writers of fantasy and horror.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Flight Angela Slatter , Kathleen Jennings (illustrator), Harrogate : PS Publishing , 2021 23689135 2021 single work graphic novel

'In a kingdom where magic is banned and rules abound, Princess Emer escapes to the forest. When an accursed raven pecks her hand, Emer is transformed and finds herself at the heart of a war between her mother and her aunt. Only the Crown of Feathers can set them all free, and Emer must find it and her true self along the way.'(Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Tallow-wife and Other Tales Angela Slatter , Leyburn : Tartarus Press , 2021 21082274 2021 selected work short story

'‘Once upon a time when wishing still helped ...’

'Return to the dreaming streets of the cathedral-city of Lodellan, where a new generation of characters face fairy tales and nightmares. Cordelia Parsifal has an enviable life, hard won, but the ghosts of the past are soon to remind her that no sin or omission goes unnoticed. Slumbering saints awake, hind-girls dance, boys become bears, and the fate of the upper- and under-earths rests on the whim of a single, volatile creature.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 The Names of the Drowned Are These Angela Slatter , 2021 single work short story
— Appears in: Relics, Wrecks and Ruins 2021; (p. 31-44)
2 2 y separately published work icon All the Murmuring Bones Angela Slatter , 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.

1 Reading Off the Curriculum Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories 2020; (p. 255-266)
1 But for an L Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories 2020; (p. 97-118)
1 Same Time Next Year Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story horror
— Appears in: After Sundown : New Horror Short Stories 2020;
1 The Three Burdens of Nest Wynne Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Strange Tales : Tartarus Press at 30 2020;
1 The Wrong Girl Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Nightmare , December no. 99 2020;
1 Our Lady of Wicker Bridge Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: The Dark , November no. 66 2020; The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories 2020; (p. 239-254)
1 Honor Thy Mother Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: The Dark , May no. 60 2020;
1 Things Best Left Alone Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Red New Day 2020; (p. 35-36)
1 The Problem of Thorns Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Red New Day 2020; (p. 33-34)
1 The Impatient Dead Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Red New Day 2020; (p. 31-32)
1 Sunday Drivers Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Red New Day 2020; (p. 29-30)
1 Seek Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Red New Day 2020; (p. 27-28)
1 Red New Day Angela Slatter , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Red New Day 2020; (p. 25-26)
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