Angela Slatter
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Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter is the author of the supernatural crime novels from Jo Fletcher Books/Hachette International: Vigil (2016), Corpselight (2017) and Restoration (2018), as well as eight short story collections, including The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales, Sourdough and Other Stories, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings, and A Feast of Sorrows: Stories. Vigil has been nominated for the Dublin Literary Award in 2018.

Angela is represented by Meg Davis of the Ki Agency in London: meg@ki-agency.co.uk

She has won a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, a Ditmar, an Australian Shadows Award and six Aurealis Awards.

Angela's short stories have appeared in Australian, UK and US Best Of anthologies such The Mammoth Book of New Horror, The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, The Best Horror of the Year, The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror, and The Year's Best YA Speculative Fiction. Her work has been translated into Bulgarian, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Polish, French and Romanian. Victoria Madden of Sweet Potato Films (The Kettering Incident) has optioned the film rights to one of her short stories ("Finnegan's Field").

She has an MA and a PhD in Creative Writing, is a graduate of Clarion South 2009 and the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop 2006, and in 2013 she was awarded one of the inaugural Queensland Writers Fellowships. In 2016 Angela was the Established Writer-in-Residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre in Perth. She has been awarded career development funding by Arts Queensland, the Copyright Agency and, in 2017/18, an Australia Council for the Arts grant.

She is the author of the novellas, Of Sorrow and Such (Tor.com) and Ripper (in Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear).

Contact her on me@angelaslatter.com

Awards

2017 Australian Shadows Award for Best Novel: Corpselight.
2016 Aurealis Award for Best Collection: A Feast of Sorrows: Stories.
2015 Ditmar Award for Best Novella: Of Sorrow and Such
2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection: The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings.
2014 Aurealis Award for Best Collection: The Female Factory, co-authored with Lisa L. Hannett.
2014 Aurealis Award for Best Horror Short Story: "Home and Hearth".
2014 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story: "St Dymphna's School for Poison Girls".
2012 British Fantasy Award for Best Short Story: "The Coffin-Maker's Daughter".
2010 Aurealis Award for Best Collection: The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales.
2010 Aurealis Award Best Fantasy Short Story: "The February Dragon", co-authored with Lisa Hannett.

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