The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2010

The Year s Best Australian Fantasy Horror was a great year for Australian fantasy and horror with the World Science Fiction convention held in Melbourne serving as an impetus for many publishers both large and small to showcase the br

  • Title: The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2010
  • Author: Liz Grzyb Talie Helene Jason Fischer Martin Livings Dale Elvy Janeen Webb Stephen M. Irwin Tessa Kum
  • ISBN: 9780980781397
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • 2010 was a great year for Australian fantasy and horror, with the World Science Fiction convention held in Melbourne serving as an impetus for many publishers, both large and small, to showcase the breadth and depth of Australian and New Zealand speculative fiction Several hundred fantasy and horror stories by Antipodeans were published in 2010, contained in Australasian2010 was a great year for Australian fantasy and horror, with the World Science Fiction convention held in Melbourne serving as an impetus for many publishers, both large and small, to showcase the breadth and depth of Australian and New Zealand speculative fiction Several hundred fantasy and horror stories by Antipodeans were published in 2010, contained in Australasian and international magazines, webzines, anthologies and collections.From this plethora of work, editors Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene have selected 33 tales of fantasy, dark fantasy, horror and paranormal romance for this volume The editors also present an overview of the genre in Australia in 2010, including noting significant works, events, and the results of the major awards Together with a recommended reading list this is both a book to be read and a valuable reference work.Published by a leading Australian independent publisher, this is first volume of an ambitious annual series that will document the state of health of the fantasy and horror genre throughout Australia and New Zealand.

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    1. 4-4.5I'd read quite a few anthologies lately and hundreds of fantasy and horror stories (for work and pleasure) yet this collection felt surprisingly fresh and I found myself looking forward to coming home to read it each night. Many of the stories have a distinctly Australian flavour and all in all there were very few that I couldn't quite connect with. There are some absolutely excellent stories here and despite their varying tones the collection works admirably well as a whole. There were sto [...]

    2. Katharine is a judge for the Aurealis Awards. This review is the personal opinion of Katharine herself, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of any judging panel, the judging coordinator or the Aurealis Awards management team. To be safe, I won't be recording my review here until after the AA are over.

    3. What it says on the box - it's the best of the year, not a weak story to be seen. An awesome and definitive collection, I really enjoyed it.

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