AHWA Short Story and Flash Fiction Competition winners

The results for this year’s Australian Horror Writers Association Short Story and Flash Fiction Competition have been announced. They are:


WINNER: “Always a Price” by Joanne Anderton
HONOURABLE MENTION: “Life, Death and Customer Service” by Nicholas Stella


WINNER: “Blood Lilies” by Shauna O’Meara
HONOURABLE MENTION: “Fragments of a Botanical Journal” by Matthew J Morrison

(more info here http://australianhorror.com/index.php?view=57)

Congratulations to the winners, and well done to all who entered. The competition was blind judgedby AHWA Members Alan Baxter, Felicity Dowker and Jason Fischer, and managed by Martin Livings.

Both winners will see publication in Midnight Echo magazine soon and will also receive a winner’s trophy.


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About Alan Baxter

Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi, rides a motorcycle and loves his dog. He also teaches Kung Fu. He is the author of the dark urban fantasy trilogy, Bound, Obsidian and Abduction (The Alex Caine Series) published by HarperVoyager Australia, and the dark urban fantasy duology, RealmShift and MageSign (The Balance 1 and 2) from Gryphonwood Press. He co-authored the short horror novel, Dark Rite, with David Wood. Alan also writes short fiction with more than 50 stories published in a variety of journals and anthologies in Australia, the US, the UK and France. His short fiction has appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction (forthcoming), Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, Postscripts, and Midnight Echo, among many others, and more than twenty anthologies, including the Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror (2010 and 2012). Alan also writes narrative arcs and dialogue for videogames and wrote the popular writer’s resource, Write The Fight Right, a short ebook about writing convincing fight scenes. He has twice been a finalist in the Ditmar Awards.

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