Snapshot 2014: Claire McKenna

Claire McKenna is a writer and Clarion South Writers Workshop graduate who lives in the infamous Melbourne suburb of Frankston along with a big boy and a little boy. She started writing short stories over 20 years ago and is now too entrenched in the habit to give it up, content with serial offending in […]

Snapshot 2014: Rob Hood

Robert Hood’s stories have been appearing for several decades now, since he sold his first in 1975. His view of both life and fiction tends to push him toward what was once called weird tales – stories in the horror, science fiction, fantasy and dark crime genres: fantastical and imaginative fiction strongly tied to reality […]

Snapshot 2014: Katharine Stubbs

  Katharine Stubbs used to be addicted to participating in NaNoWriMo but in recent years has become a faithful book reviewer. She is currently in her fourth year of being a judge for the Aurealis Awards, and has recently completed a year as a judge of the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Some day, […]

Snapshot 2014: Satima Flavell

Satima Flavell is a freelance writer, editor and reviewer. She has had poems and short stories published, and many feature articles and reviews – her work as an arts journalist has appeared in The Australian, The West Australian, Music Maker, Dance Australia and many other journals. She is well-known to the speculative fiction community as […]

Snapshot 2014: David Freer

Dave Freer lives on Flinders in Bass strait, being about as far into the Woop woop as he could put himself or be put (let’s not ask which).  He thrives on a sort of chaotic experiment in self-sufficiency, involving a lot time at sea in small boats, doing remarkably silly things with spears and nets […]

Snapshot 2014: Stacey Larner

S. G. Larner is a denizen of sunny Brisbane, Australia, where she wrangles three children and complains about the heat. She revels in exploring the dark underbelly of the world in her short fiction and poetry, as an antidote to her relatively mundane life. Her work has appeared in Aurealis, SQ Mag, Tincture Journal, and […]

Snapshot 2014: Sean Wright

Sean Wright was born in the town of Nhulunbuy in Arnhem Land, though most of his life has been spent in Alice Springs. A graduate of NTU he has spent his adult working life as a security guard, a martial arts instructor, a trainer in an international gaming company, a teacher librarian and as a […]