Richard Harland's award-winning The Black Crusade, published by Chimaera Publications, will be anti-launched by Jack Dann at Continuum 3: the Speculative Fiction and Pop Culture Convention on Friday evening 15 July, 8.00pm, at the Hilton on the Park Hotel and Convention Centre, 198 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.
The Anti-Launch will be followed by the Friday Night Get to Know Everyone Social Event (AKA The Cocktail Party) which is the best way to meet people at the convention.
The Guests of Honour for Continuum 3 will be Neil Gaiman, Poppy Z Brite, Robin Hobb and Richard Harland. For more details see www.continuum.org.au.
Richard Harland experienced outstanding success in the Aurealis Awards announced earlier this year. He won the 2004 Fantasy Short Story Aurealis Award for "Catabolic Magic" (published in Aurealis #32), a joint award shared with Louise Katz for "Weavers of the Twilight". His novel, "The Black Crusade", also won the Horror Novel category, and was awarded the inaugural Golden Aurealis Award for Best Novel in any of the categories.
"The Black Crusade" is published by Chimaera Publications, and can be ordered from this website.
IMPORTANT! The Aurealis submission guidelines have been updated – and we now accept email submissions! You can read the new submission guidelines here.
The 2004 Aurealis Awards are to be run by Fantastic Queensland. The awards have a great new site at http://www.aurealisawards.com/ which has details of a new division, as well as the official entry form.
Aurealis is happy to announce the appointment of our new editors: Robert Hoge and Ben Payne. You can read the press release here.
Andrew McKiernan replaces Trudi Canavan as our Art Director. Andrew is a graphic designer, illustrator and web developer who has been working in the graphic design arena for the past ten years. A portfolio of his work can be found at his Kephra Design (www.kephra.com.au) website.