Podcasts: Shaun Tan, Richard Harland, Terra Incognita

Alex Fitch interviews Shaun Tan for Panel Borders. They talk about "breaking into the illustration business, the art of designing books and the influence of Raymond Briggs on Shaun’s work".

The Sydney Writers' Centre Podcast interviews Richard Harland.

And the latest Terra Incognita Podcast episode is out, with Jason Nahrung reading his story Smoking, Waiting for the Dawn and Keith Stevenson reviewing Canterbury 2100, edited by Dirk Flinthart.

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VWC Events in June

Some upcoming events at the Victorian Writers' Centre include:

The Hero's Journey with Paul Collins, 28th June. There's a special offer to non VWC members for this workshop. Please mention “VWC PROMO DEAL” to receive a special discount at the VWC membership rate of $100 / $90 concession. OFFER CLOSES MIDDAY, MONDAY 22 JUNE. Bookings are essential to receive this offer. Phone 9654 9068.

Genre Publishers Tell All with "a guest editor" from black dog books, Stuart Mayne (Aurealis Magazine) and Janet Rowe (Five Mile Press), June 30th.

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New website for Andrew J McKiernan

Australian spec-fic and horror author/illustrator (and Aurealis magazine's Art Director!) Andrew J McKiernan now has a new website: http://www.andrewmckiernan.com
Find samples from the forthcoming "SHARDS: Short Sharp Tales" collection by Shane Jiraiya Cummings & Andrew J McKiernan in the Image Gallery, as well as illustrations that have appeared in Aurealis magazine, Orb Speculative Fiction, and a number of other collections and anthologies.
The site also contains a full bibliography of works published, plus two pieces of previously unpublished fiction to read for free: "The Memory of Water" and "Last Words".

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