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Earlier today, an old Ukrainian man came to my door. He arrived in an old, black hatchback. He was short, a thick man, his hair cut short and a mix of silver and grey. He wore heavy clothes, for it was cold, and raining. In...

Happy to announce the US sale of the Children series to Peter Wolverton of Thomas Dunne Books at St Martin's Press. Here's the Press release: Harriet Sanders, Rights Director at Macmillan, has sold US rights in three novels by Australian fantasy novelist Ben Peek – IMMOLATION,...

Over in the Guardian today, David Barnett talks about Australian Speculative Fiction, using the recent sales of both Rjurik Davidson and myself as a launching pad. Despite the healthy homegrown scene, success for writers depends on getting on the global stage. Ben Peek says: "There's...

Racism is not something you self identify with. Think about that statement for a moment, while I fill in the background. Over the last week, there has been a vague conversation taking place in Australia about racism. It is difficult to have a real conversation about racism...