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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... no. 4 June 2010 of Midnight Echo : The Magazine of the Australian Horror Writers Association est. 2008 Midnight Echo : The Magazine of the Australian Horror Writers Association
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* Contents derived from the 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Cromwell's Beast, Steven J. Stegbar , single work short story horror (p. 7-13)
Tiny Drops, Lisa L. Hannett , single work short story horror (p. 14-20)
Macabre: The Interview, Lee Battersby (interviewer), single work interview (p. 23-25)
The Hand of God, Jason Crowe , single work short story horror historical fiction (p. 35-40)
Where We Go To Be Made Lighter, Christopher Green , single work short story horror (p. 42-44)
Mirrori"She screamed each time, she knows", Jenny Blackford , single work poetry (p. 48)
The Fat Aftermathi"And when the renegade fat people", Jude Aquilina , single work poetry (p. 49)
Sleeping Dogs, Geoffrey Maloney , Andrew Bakery , single work short story horror (p. 68-73)
Little Boy Lost, Patty Jansen , single work short story horror

'Some people say that when you die, they put you in the ground where worms come to eat you until there is nothing left but bones, and that’s what you are: dust and bones, never to come back to life. Other people say they’ve talked to the souls of the dead.

'Maria can do better than that: she feeds them carrots.

'She sits on her knees in the grass, damp with dew, seeping into her jeans. The bag of carrots rests in her lap, the plastic crinkling whenever she moves.

'It’s well after dark, and the back yard breathes mystery. The too-long grass casts tangled shadows and the forbidding metal fence hides just out of view. Even the concrete looks different: with deep cracks like hieroglyphs.

'They come out of the shadows, one by one. First the nose, wriggling. Long ears, twitching, flashing pink when they catch the beam of light slanting out the living room window. Then they hop: two furry paws in the grass. Hop. Sit up on the back legs. Another cautious wriggle of the nose. Another hop.

'Maria lifts her mobile phone. The screen lights up blue: a picture of a tropical beach. She presses send message from template. Scroll down the page.

'It’s safe. You can come.

'Select contact, a twelve-digit number. Press send. The icon bounces over the screen.'

Source: Author's website.

(p. 87-91)
Foz Meadows, Scott Wilson (interviewer), single work interview
Foz Meadows has broken into the YA market with her debut novel, Solace & Grief, the first in an anticipated trilogy. The story centres around Solace Morgan, a vampire raised in foster care until a troubling event causes her to run away. Scott Wilson recently caught up with Foz for a chat about herself and her first nove.
(p. 96-97)

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