Peggy Bright Books would like to congratulate Charlotte Nash, whose short story “Dellinger” published in our Use Only As Directed anthology, edited by Simon Petrie and Edwina Harvey, has been short listed for the Best Science Fiction Short Story category in the 2014 Aurealis Awards and Simon Petrie, whose second fiction collection, Difficult Second Album: more stories of Xenobiology, Space Elevators, and Bats Out Of Hell, edited by Edwina Harvey, has been short listed for the Best Collection category in the 2014 Aurealis Awards. Well done and best of luck!
Peggy Bright Books congratulates Edwina Harvey on the short listing of The Back of the Back of Beyond in the Best Collected Works category of the Ditmar Awards. Congratulations also to Eleanor Clarke on the shortlisting of her Back of the Back of Beyond cover art in the Ditmars' Best Artwork category.
Ticonderoga Year's Best 2012 has recommended Joanne Anderton's short story, "The Bone Chime Song" and Thoraiya Dyer's short story, "Faets Fire" from our Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear anthology in their Recommended Reading list! We're also delighted that Rob Porteous' short story, "Subjunctive Case" in Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear has been listed on Ellen Datlow's The Long HM list for The Best Horror of the Year volume 5.
Peggy Bright Books is delighted to CONGRATULATE author Simon Petrie on winning a Sir Julius Vogel Award (NZ) for his Novella, Flight 404 (edited by Edwina Harvey, published by Peggy Bright Books, 2012). We'd also like to CONGRATULATE Les Petersen, who won a Sir Julius Vogel Award for best professional artwork for his wonderful cover of Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear (edited by Edwina Harvey and Simon Petrie, published by Peggy Bright Books, 2012). We're all thrilled!