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Marty Young Marty Young i(A95803 works by)
Born: Established:
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 2000
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Marty Young has a doctorate in Earth Sciences and has worked for CSIRO Petroleum as a biostratigrapher. He is also a published writer of horror fiction.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2009 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Professional Achievement Nominated with the AHWA Committee for promoting horror through the Australian Horror Writers Association

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Blurring the Line Australia : Cohesion Press , 2015 9312812 2015 anthology short story horror
2015 winner Australian Shadows Award Edited Publication
y separately published work icon 809 Jacob Street Brisbane : Black Beacon Books , 2013 7504742 2013 single work novel horror

'Fourteen year old Byron James wishes he'd never been dragged to Parkton.

'It's a crazy sideshow of a town in the middle of damn nowhere, and he's stranded there. To make matters worse, his two new friends - his only friends - turn out to be class rejects with an unhealthy interest in monsters. They want to discover the truth to the infamous monster house at number 809 Jacob Street.

'Joey Blue is an old bluesman who fell into his songs and couldn’t find his way out again. Now he’s a Gutterbreed, one of the slinking shifting shadows haunting the town’s alleys. When an old dead friend comes begging for help, Joey’s world is torn apart. He is forced to stare down the man he has become in order to rescue the man he once was - and there is only one place he can do that.

'The house on Jacob Street calls to them all, but what will they find when they open its door?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2013 winner Australian Shadows Award Novel
y separately published work icon Macabre : A Journey Through Australia's Darkest Fears Western Australia : Brimstone Press , 2010 Z1710906 2010 anthology short story horror 'Explore Australia's dark literature past, present, and future all in one landmark anthology! From the very earliest colonial ghost stories through to grim tales of modern life, Macabre will take you on a journey through the dark heart of Australian horror. With classic stories from Australia's masters of horror alongside the best of the new era, Macabre is set to be the finest dark fiction anthology ever produced in Australia.' (Source: Publisher's website
2010 winner Australian Shadows Award Edited Publication
2010 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology Division
2010 finalist Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology
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