Captives reviewed in Cordite

Jo Langdon has written a beautiful and perceptive review of Captives for Cordite Poetry Review. 'The space beyond the stories is essential, and the words themselves appear with an illusory ease and simplicity.' Read the rest here. Captives is widely available, including from the publisher, Readings, Booktopia, Avid Reader, Fishpond (free worldwide shipping), or your local bookstore. The ebook is available on Kindle, Google Play, iBooks, Kobo & more.

Signing a contract for an unfinished manuscript, on Writers Bloc

Click here to read my piece on Writers Bloc about signing the contract for Captives before it was finished, and the ensuing writing process (while travelling). Here's an extract: I wrote a few of the stories around sessions at the Edinburgh International Book Fest, including a couple which are postmodern or referential. This reflects the fact that, like the narrator … Continue reading Signing a contract for an unfinished manuscript, on Writers Bloc

Captives available for pre-order!

In her first book of fiction, writer and literary journalist Angela Meyer demonstrates her gift for painting vivid pictures with a few adroit, restrained brush strokes. —Jennifer Peterson-Ward, Books+Publishing  You guys... My first fiction book is being published in May: Captives. It's a petite, dark collection of flash fiction, with a cover and layout beautifully designed by Sandy Cull. … Continue reading Captives available for pre-order!

Enter the joanne burns award: Flashing the Square

This year, along with Richard Holt, I'll be judging the joanne burns award for microfiction and prose poems, tied in with the Flashing the Square project during Melbourne Writers' Festival in August. First prize for a microfiction or prose poem is $300. The winning and shortlisted entries will be published in the Spineless Wonders annual … Continue reading Enter the joanne burns award: Flashing the Square