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Simon Petrie

Author interview – Simon Petrie

Speedy Reader have an in-depth interview with Simon Petrie on his new book, Matters Arising from the identification of the body. Read the full interview here: https://speedyreadercom.wordpress.com/2017/10/24/author-interview-simon-petrie/

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An Eclectic Collection of Stuff and Things

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 »

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Two titles launched at Continuum 13

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 »

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Congratulations to Ditmar nominees

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 »

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Congratulations to Aurealis Awards finalists

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.

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Review of Simon Petrie’s Rare Unsigned Copy

Suz’s Space has recently published a review of Simon Petrie’s first collection, Rare Unsigned Copy. Rare Unsigned Copy – Simon Petrie

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Congratulations to our Aurealis Award shortlisters

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 »

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Difficult Second Album

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 »

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Needs More Dinosaurs ***FREE*** Sampler

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 »

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Congratulations

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 »

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Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear ***FREE*** Sampler

Want to see what all the fuss is about for our Ditmar nominated anthology, Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear? Download our free sampler for a taste of all the great stories this anthology contains. ePub mobi (Kindle) PDF CONGRATULATIONS to Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear author, Sean McMullen, whose story, Hard Cases, has been turned … Continue reading »

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Flight 404 / The Hunt for Red Leicester

Flight 404: The search for the missing passenger vessel, the Bougainvillaea, brings inverstigator Charmain Mertz back to the conservative world of her boyhood. The Hunt for Red Leicester: Space elevator employee and reluctant detective Gordon Mamon must solve a cheesemaker’s murder. Review: “Flight 404 is a serious and compelling tale … I was captive to … Continue reading »

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Rare Unsigned Copy: Tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude, and Giant Mutant Vegetables

Rare Unsigned Copy: Tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude, and Giant Mutant Vegetables is a collection of short (and mostly warped) SF and fantasy stories from Simon Petrie, including several previously-unpublished gems. Touching on such important, diverse, and hitherto-ignored topics as the sex life of mythical reptiles, the anachronistic hazardousness of the humble ham sandwich, and the … Continue reading »

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