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Jun 13

Ishtar launch!

Ishtar Launch

For those who are unaware, Morrigan Books‘ little brother, Gilgamesh Press, launched its first book at Continuum in Melbourne, Australia, last weekend. The launch was well attended, the book was a sell-out and the full picture slideshow can be found here: Continuum 2012 Special thanks go to Kaaron Warren, Deborah Biancotti and Cat Sparks for …

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May 11

Scenes from the Second Storey available at Amazon

Scenes from the Second Storey, containing Ditmar joint short story winner, She Said by Kirstyn McDermott is now available worldwide at Amazon, with other bookstores (Barnes & Noble, The Book Depository, etc.) to follow. While the stories in this anthology have a variety of themes, they do share vivid imagery, a talent for language and …

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Mar 22

Scenes from the Second Storey makes the Aurealis shortlist

Although it comes as no surprise to me, I want to draw your attention to the fact that Scenes from the Second Storey has made the shortlist for the Aurealis Awards, to be announced 21st May. Some cracking works in every category, as always and whether the book wins or not, it’s in great company …

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Mar 12

Scenes from the Second Storey receives three honourable mentions

Ellen Datlow’s list of honourable mentions for 2010 contains three stories from Morrigan Books anthology, Scenes from the Second Storey. The stories picked: The Blind Man by Felicity Dowker, The Desert Song by Andrew J. McKiernan and Ego by Robert Hood. As a little celebration, Morrigan Books is offering a 20% discount on the e-book …

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Feb 25

Happy Birthday Morrigan Books!

Three years on. It’s flown by. It doesn’t feel like it was three years ago that I made the decision to brave the independent scene, with a new dark fiction publishing company. I can’t really say I did it alone, however, as Amanda Pillar agreed to come in as in-house editor straight away, and offered …

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Feb 25

Scenes from the Second Storey receives three Australian Shadows nominations!

And not a surprise at all to those at the Morrigan Books offices, that Scenes from the Second Storey (edited by Amanda Pillar and Pete Kempshall) has received three Australian Shadows Awards nominations. The anthology as a whole has been nominated for best edited publication (won by Grants Pass last year) and two of the …

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Oct 21

Grants Pass – only $10 today! (US only)

Yes, that’s right, award winning Grants Pass is on sale today only with a 50% discount, dropping from $20 to $10 (for US purchasers only)! “Each story from Grants Pass draws from the same well of emotions and horror as Stephen King’s THE STAND and Robert McCammon’s SWAN SONG. It’ll take you to the darker …

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Aug 09

Australians – Pre-order ‘Scenes from the Second Storey’ today

Be one of the first to get your hands on the latest Morrigan Books release, launching at AussieCon4 in Melbourne next month! If you love The God Machine or are looking for a collection that boasts a stable of talented Australian writers, you must grab a copy of Scenes. SPECIAL OFFER UNTIL 4th September: Australia: $20 …

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Feb 18

In case you don’t know enough about Morrigan Books’ in-house editor, Amanda Pillar…

…she has been interviewed by the lovely Kathryn Linge on her Live Journal, as part of the excellent Snapshot series: Amanda Pillar: Snapshot