Ian McHugh

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Ian McHugh
Ian McHugh.jpg
NationalityAustralian
GenreSpeculative short fiction
Notable awardsAurealis Award
Best fantasy short story
2009 "Once a Month, On a Sunday"
Writers of the Future
Grand prize
2008 "Bitter Dreams"
Website
ianmchugh.wordpress.com

Ian McHugh is an Australian writer of speculative short fiction.

Biography[edit]

McHugh's first story was published in 2004, entitled "The Alchemical Automaton Blues" which was published in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #15.[1] His first win came with his story "Bitter Dreams" which won the 2008 Writers of the Future grand prize.[2] It was also a nominee for the writers of the Future 3rd quarter at the same awards and was a short-list nominee for the 2008 Aurealis Award for best horror short story.[2] In 2009 McHugh's "Once a Month, On a Sunday" was a joint-winner for the 2009 Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story.[3] McHugh currently lives in Canberra, Australia and is a member of the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

  • McHugh, Ian (2004). "The Alchemical Automaton Blues". Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine. 15.
  • "The Last Day of Rea" (2006) in All Star Stories presents: Twenty Epics
  • "Grace" (2007) in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #28 (ed. Zara Baxter)
  • "The Dao of Stones" (2007) in Challenging Destiny #24
  • "Requiem in D-minor (for prions, whale and burning bush)" (2007) in Hub #24
  • "The Greatest Adventure of All" (2007) in Coyote Wild, Autumn 2007
  • "Bitter Dreams" (2008) in Writers of the Future XXIV (ed. Algis Budrys)
  • "Stiletto" (2009) in GUD #4
  • "Angel Dust" (2009) in Clockwork Phoenix 2
  • "Sleepless in the House of Ye" (2009) in Asimov's Science Fiction July 2009 (ed. Sheila Williams)
  • "Once a Month, On a Sunday" (2009) in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #40
  • "Songdogs" (2009) in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #27
  • "The Promises of Avalae" (2010) in Blood & Devotion
  • "Annicca" (2010) in Greatest Uncommon Denominator #6
  • "Cockatoo" (TBA) in All Hallows
  • "The Godbreaker and Unggubudh the Mountain" (2012) in Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear (ed. Edwina Harvey and Simon Petrie)
  • — (Oct–Nov 2013). "When the rain comin". Asimov's Science Fiction. 37 (10–11): 42–44.CS1 maint: Date format (link)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Aurealis Awards[2]

Writers of the Future[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bibliography: The Alchemical Automaton Blues". ISFDB. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  2. ^ a b c d "The Locus Index to SF Awards: Index of Literary Nominees: Page 89". Locus Online. Archived from the original on 2008-03-08. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  3. ^ "Aurealis Awards 2009 Fantasy Short Story: Judges' Report" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  4. ^ "About". ianmchugh.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2010-03-06.

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