A.G. Slatter
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A.G. Slatter

A.G. Slatter is the pen name of Angela Slatter, the author of the gothic fantasy novels All the Murmuring Bones and forthcoming The Path of Thorns (Titan Books), and the supernatural crime novels Vigil, Corpselight and Restoration (Jo Fletcher Books). She’s also written eleven 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, and the novellas, Of Sorrow and Such and Ripper. Vigil was nominated for the Dublin Literary Award in 2018, and Angela has won a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, a Ditmar, two Australian Shadows Award and seven Aurealis Awards. All the Murmuring Bones was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards’ Book of the Year in 2021. 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, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Polish, Hungarian, Czechoslovakian, Turkish, French and Romanian. Film rights have been optioned for her novelette “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 the Australia Council for the Arts. Awards 2020 Australian Shadows Award for Best Collection: The Heart Is A Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories 2020 Aurealis Award for Best Collection: The Heart Is A Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories 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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