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Peggy Bright Books is pleased to offer for sale a limited number of A Life of Pride: The Story of Adventure from Broken Hill to Cricklewood by way of Darkest Africa by Alan G. Pride Roaring out of the Australian Desert and across the Seas comes the true story of a Broken Hill boy who … Continue reading
Simon Petrie’s Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body was launched in June at the 2017 Australian National SF Convention, Continuum 13. What the reviewers are saying about Matters Arising From the Identification of the Body by Simon Petrie: Thoraiya Dyer (author of Crossroads of Canopy, Tor Books, 2017): “This is a story Asimov … Continue reading
Edwina Harvey’s new book of collected writings, An Eclectic Collection of Stuff and Things, was launched in June at the 2017 Australian National SF Convention, Continuum 13. What reviewers are saying about An Eclectic Collection of Stuff and Things by Edwina Harvey: Lorese Vera (Lecturer In English Language, University of Canberra): “I loved the dark … Continue reading
Photo: Edwina Harvey, speaking on writing at Medtrek 6 SF convention, Penrith, NSW 28–30 July 2017. Edwina was a Guest of Honour at the convention.
Ion Newcombe, editor of Antipodean SF, with Edwina Harvey and Simon Petrie at the launch of Eclectic Collection of Stuff and Things (Edwina) and Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body (Simon) at Continuum 13, 9–12 June, 2017. To buy a copy of Simon’s book, click here. To buy Edwina’s book, click here. Both … Continue reading
Peggy Bright Books would like to congratulate all of the nominees who made it onto the preliminary ballot for the Ditmar Awards, especially Adam Browne for his nomination in Best Artwork category for cover and internal artwork in The Tame Animals of Saturn; Simon Petrie for his nomination in the Best Novella or Novelette category … Continue reading
Peggy Bright Books is pleased to offer for sale a limited number of Adam Browne’s collection of short stories, called (appropriately enough) Other Stories and Other Stories, published by Satalyte Press, 2014. Each copy has been individually signed by the author. From the back cover of Other Stories and Other Stories: the exquisitudinal stories herein … Continue reading
Peggy Bright Books would like to congratulate all of the finalists in this year’s Aurealis Awards, especially Simon Petrie, finalist in the BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA section for “All the Colours of the Tomato”, published in Dimension6 #9, coeur de lion.
Suz’s Space has recently published a review of Simon Petrie’s first collection, Rare Unsigned Copy. Rare Unsigned Copy – Simon Petrie
The Tame Animals of Saturn, by Adam Browne, is a sumptuously-illustrated compendium of fantastical animals inspired by the imagined extraterrestrial menagerie of nineteenth-century Christian mystic, Jakob Lorber. Limited signed edition. A4 size, 46pp including internal colour. Reviews “It’s a rare pleasure to come across a book this gnarly. The text is a scholarly yet transreal … Continue reading
You can purchase these books using the Paypal “Add to Cart” buttons under the cover photos, or direct from the publisher via bank deposit or cheque (send your order and preferred payment method by E-mailing us here). Paperback price includes free postage within Australia. All prices quoted on the Peggy Bright Books website are in Australian dollars. Peggy Bright … Continue reading
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: … Continue reading
Difficult Second Album: more stories of Xenobiology, Space Elevators, and Bats Out Of Hell is a collection of speculative fiction, ranging from the deadly serious to the frankly frivolous, from the unusual mind of Simon Petrie. Difficult Second Album includes several previously-released favourites, a healthy selection of new stories including a new Gordon Mamon space-elevator … Continue reading
Use Only As Directed A varied mix of 14 speculative fiction stories by some of the best Australian and New Zealand authors in the genre in settings that range from the back yard to the depths of space. Edited by Simon Petrie and Edwina Harvey Cover art by Lewis P. Morley Authors: Stephen Dedman, Dirk … Continue reading
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.
This ebook is a sample of Edwina Harvey‘s collection of short stories set in a rural Australian landscape you never knew existed. Shortlisted for the Best Collected Works category of the 2014 Ditmar Awards (for works published in 2013). PDF ePub mobi (Kindle) To purchase the full book, in either eBook or paperback form, see … Continue reading
This ebook is a sample of Sir Julius Vogel Award-winning author Simon Petrie‘s hard SF, fantasy and humorous SF/fantasy writing. His first collected work, Rare Unsigned Copy, Tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude and Giant Mutant Vegetables, his humorous SF novella, The Gordon Mamon Casebook, and his serious SF novella, Flight 404, can all be purchased through … Continue reading
The Back of the Back of Beyond Come and join the Party! Through her short stories “No Pets Allowed”, “Get Me to The Worldcon on Time”, “My Sweet 286” and “Party”, Edwina Harvey introduced her readers to a world where flatmates discover the difficulties of raising young dragons in small suburban apartments, where “flying” to … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading