Conflux 9 is underway!

We are underway with Conflux 9, Australia’s national speculative fiction convention for 2013. Registrations are streaming in, being managed with aplomb, as always, by Karen Herkes and her crew (Tara and Maddi). Workshops are underway on Level 1 at Rydges Capital...

Guest of Honour shortlisted for Aurealis Awards

Conflux 9 Guest of Honour Kaaron Warren has been shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards with her science fiction short story “The Lighthouse Keepers’ Club” (Exotic Gothic 4, PS Publishing) and her horror short story “Sky” (Through Splintered Walls, Twelfth Planet...

Voting open for the NAFF race to Conflux

Voting for the National Australian Fan Fund (NAFF) race for 2013 is open. The solo candidate is Emma Kate from Tasmania. Emma was nominated by Tansy Rayner Roberts (TAS), Tehani Wessley (TAS), and Sarah Parker (WA). If successful, Emma will travel to Conflux 2013,...

Conflux’s Kaaron Warren recommended by Locus

Locus Magazine has included Conflux 9 Special Guest Kaaron Warren in its 2012 Recommended Reading List. Karen’s novella ‘Sky’ (which appeared in her four-story collection Through Splintered Walls) is featured in the list, which reads like a veritable...