Southern Blood

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Southern Blood: New Australian Tales of the Supernatural
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Dreaming Down-Under first edition cover.
AuthorBill Congreve (editor)
Cover artistNick Stathopoulos
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
GenreSpeculative fiction anthology
PublisherSandglass Enterprises
Publication date
June 2003
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages320 pp (first edition)
ISBN0-9580739-0-2

Southern Blood: New Australian Tales of the Supernatural is a 2003 speculative fiction anthology edited by Bill Congreve

Background[edit]

Southern Blood was first published in Australia in June 2003 by Sandglass Enterprises in trade paperback format.[1] It was a short-list nominee for best anthology at the 2004 Bram Stoker Awards and the 2004 International Horror Guild Awards and for best collected work at the 2004 Ditmar Awards.[2][3][4] Southern Blood features 16 stories from 16 authors.[1] One of the stories, "La Sentinelle" by Lucy Sussex won the 2003 Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story and the 2004 Ditmar Award for best novella or novelette.[4][5] It was also a short-list nominee at the 2004 International Horror Guild Awards for best medium fiction but lost to Glen Hirshberg's "Dancing Men".[3] Kirstyn McDermott's "The Truth About Pug Roberts" was a short-list nominee for the 2004 Ditmar Award for best short story but lost to Trudi Canavan's "A Room for Improvement".[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Publication Listing". ISFDB. Retrieved 2010-03-02.
  2. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2004 Bram Stoker Awards". Locus Online. Archived from the original on 2011-09-17. Retrieved 2010-03-02.
  3. ^ a b "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2004 International Horror Guild Awards". Locus Online. Archived from the original on 2010-01-14. Retrieved 2010-03-02.
  4. ^ a b c "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2004 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Archived from the original on 2011-09-17. Retrieved 2010-03-02.
  5. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2004 Aurealis Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 2010-03-02.