Jason Nahrung

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Jason Nahrung
Jason Nahrung in 2007
Jason Nahrung in 2007
Born1968 (age 50–51)
GenreHorror fiction
Speculative fiction

Jason Nahrung (born 1968) is an Australian horror author and journalist who lives in Melbourne with his partner Kirstyn McDermott. Nahrung has previously written for The Courier-Mail newspaper in Queensland, with a special interest in speculative fiction and horror-related topics.[1] He was co-winner the 2005 William Atheling Jnr award for Criticism or Review.[2] His first novel, The Darkness Within (based on an unpublished novella co-written with Mil Clayton), was published in June 2007 by Hachette Livre in Australia.[3] Nahrung has also published some horror and speculative fiction short stories.



Short stories[edit]

  • "Watermarks", (2014), Cosmos magazine.
  • "The Preservation Society", (2014), Dimension6, Coeur de Lion.
  • "The Mornington Ride", (2012), Epilogue, Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing).
  • "Hello Kitty", (2012), Midnight Echo No. 8.
  • "The Last Boat to Eden", (2012), Surviving the End, Dark Prints Press.
  • "The Kiss", (2012), Tales from the Bell Club.
  • "Breaking the Wire", (2012), Aurealis" No. 47.
  • "An Incident at Portsea, 1967", (2011), After the World: Corpus Christi, Issue 4.
  • "Messiah on the Rock", (2011), Anywhere but Earth, Coeur de Lion.
  • "Children of the Cane", (2011), Dead Red Heart, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • "Wraiths", (2011), Winds of Change, CSFG.
  • "Resurrection in Red", (2011), More Scary Kisses, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • "Wet Work", (2011), After the Rain, ed. Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing).
  • "Smoking, Waiting for the Dawn", (2008), Dreaming Again, HarperVoyager.
  • "The Refugee", (2007), Fantastical Journeys to Brisbane.
  • "Kadimakara and Curlew", (2007), Daikaiju 2, Agog! Press.
    • reprinted in Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror Vol.3.
  • "Pain Threshold", (2006), Agog! Ripping Reads, Agog! Press.
  • "Time to Write", (2005) The Devil in Brisbane.
  • "Triage", (2005), Sf-envision.
  • "Night Watch", (2005), Elsewhere, CSFG Publishing.
  • "Spare Parts", (2003), Glimpses.
    • reprinted in Devil Dolls and Duplicates in Australian Horror (2011).
  • "Prime Cuts", (2002), Antipodean SF.
  • "Summer Haze", (2001), Visions.




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