DAVID CONYERS

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Australian Horror Writers Sampler 2013

Posted by David Conyers on November 10, 2013 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

A group of Aussie authors got together and produced this sampler, featuring seven authors and one Australian artist. I'm one of them, and here is the blurb:

 

Inside this book you’ll find a taste of some of Australia’s top horror writers.

 

“The Grief School” by Matthew Tait – as a man of chance, Myles Lacey understood all too well the whims of the universe, and that meant death was a constant in life.

 

“...

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Best New Tales of the Apocalypse features "Subtle Invasion"

Posted by David Conyers on November 10, 2013 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Best Tales of the Apocalypse edited by D.L. Snell and Bobbie Metevier is now released. It took a while to be released, considering the manuscript was completed more than 5 years ago, but I'm excited nonetheless mostly because of the authors I'm sharing space with.

 

In these 14 shattering tales by some of the genre’s first and final scribes, the world doesn’t just end once. These are the horsemen, the trumpeting angels. Their words are the bowls of wrath,...

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Two Honourable Mentions for "The R'lyeh Singularity"

Posted by David Conyers on August 23, 2013 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

"The R'lyeh Singularity" which appeared in Permuted Press's Cthulhu Unbound 3 has gathered numerous positive reviews has now received honour mentions in two Year's Best collections.

 

 

 

 

The first is in

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Undead & Unbound on the Shelves

Posted by David Conyers on August 23, 2013 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

My latest anthology edited with Brian M. Sammons, Undead & Unbound, has just been released on Amazon.com.

 

 

 



 

Undead & Unbound celebrates those who have returned from the grave — in all their...

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New Kindle Book: The Nightmare Dimension

Posted by David Conyers on June 10, 2013 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

My latest collection, The Nightmare Dimension, is now available on Kindle.

 

 

"David Conyers is like the physicist who is all too happy to remind us that the solid world is only an illusion. Time and again, Conyers rips open the universe for us, to show us how empty it is, and how dark....

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The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011

Posted by David Conyers on September 1, 2012 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene, has been released. Volume 2 covers the best fantasy and horror by Australians and New Zealanders published in 2011.

The contents are:

  • Peter M Ball "Briar Day" (Moonlight Tuber)
  • Lee Batter...
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Award Winning Australian Writing 2012

Posted by David Conyers on August 30, 2012 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

David Kernot and my story "Winds of Nzambi" will be appaering in Award Winning Australian Writing 2012. Our story won the Australian Horror Writers Association's Short Fiction Award, appeared in Midnight Echo #6 and soon to be released in the

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Midnight Echo 6 Honourable Mention in Australian Shadows

Posted by David Conyers on June 4, 2012 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Midnight Echo 6: The Science Fiction Horror Issue, made the shortlist for the Edited category of the Australian Shadows Awards 2011. The issue was edited by David Kernot, Jason Fishcer and myself. The stories "The Wanderer in Darkness" by Andrew J. McKiernan and "Out Hunting for Teeth" by Joanne Anderton also made the shortlist in Short Stories category.

 

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"Winds of Nzambi" appears in Ticonderoga's The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror

Posted by David Conyers on May 29, 2012 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Sometimes news comes pleasantly out the blue, and to discover recently that David Kernot and my collaboration, “Winds of Nzambi” would be appearing in Liz Grzyb’s and Talie Helene’s The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror, was exciting news indeed.

This was David and my first ...

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Midnight Echo 6 Reviewed

Posted by David Conyers on May 22, 2012 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Midnight Echo 6: The Science Fiction Horror issue edited by David Kernot, Jason Fischer and myself was recently reviewed at Thirteen O'Clock.

This particular issue is dedicated to fiction that marries the genres of science fiction and horror, which leads to some truly wonderful and creepy tales. I’ve always felt those two genres go han...

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About the Author

David Conyers is a science fiction and horror author and editor from Adelaide, South Australia. He has a degree in engineering from the University of Melbourne, and today works in marketing communications. His Harrison Peel series is collected in The Shoggoth Conspiracy with more stories to follow. Anthologies he has edited include Extreme Planets, Cthulhu Unbound 3, Cthulhu Detective, Cthulhu’s Dark Cults and Undead & Unbound. Since 2013 David has been the Arts and General Editor with Albedo One magazine. The Nightmare Dimension is his collection of horror fiction while Nanofabrica, a collection of best science fiction stories will be released by Aeon Press in 2015.

Contact: david_conyers2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com [dot] au

Twitter: DavidConyers1

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