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2008 Halloween Ghast Fest, with David Conyers

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With horror writer David Conyers and a reading of his story "Subtle Invasion"

Introduced by master of ceremonies Stephen Studach

David Conyers

DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TO "SUBTLE INVASION" AND DAVID’S INTERVIEW HERE

"An innocent wasp sting leads to a monumental discovery, that aliens are invading the earth, and nobody anywhere knows how they can be stopped."

David Conyers is an award-winning Australian author of science fiction and dark fiction, residing in Adelaide. His stories have appeared in numerous anthologies, speculative fiction magazines and journals across the world, most recently in 2008 Award Winning Australian Writing, Black Box, and 2012. His first novel, The Spiraling Worm, co-authored with John Sunseri, was published in the United States in 2007, and his first edited anthology, Cthulhu's Dark Cults, will be released in early 2009. His contribution to this year's Halloween Gast Fest, "Subtle Invasion," first appeared in The Black Book of Horror (Mortbury Press, 2007) and went on to be short-listed for the Australian Shadows Award.

Master of Ceremonies Stephen Studach is known as the ideas man of dark fiction. A writer, poet, editor, and reviewer, he has recently appeared in The Willows, The Harrow, Black Box, and Borderlands and has two stories in the Paroxysm Press anthology Ten Years of Things that Didn’t Kill Us. His fiction appears in the premier number of Midnight Echo as well as a series of groundbreaking interviews entitled "New Blood;" Stephen will also be guest editing the third issue.

Stephen reviews books at ChiZine and books, films and the occasional magazine at HorrorScope. This year his story "The Dead End" placed in the top four entries in the AHWA short story competition. He has also received honourable mentions in The Writers of The Future competition and placed in the top eight works in last year’s 13th Chiaroscuro Short Story competition. He has received several honourable mentions in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror.

After the reading, David joins us for a short interview.

Interviewee: David Conyers
Host: Paula B
Date: October 30, 2008
Running time: 45:58
File size: 22 megabytes
Rating: PG Profanity
David’s Web site: DavidConyers.com
The Australian Horror Writers Web site

LISTEN TO DAVID'S 2007 READING (BY PAULA B.) AND INTERVIEW HERE

LISTEN TO STEPHEN STUDACH'S 2007 STORY here

LISTEN TO STEPHEN STUDACH'S 2006 STORY AND INTERVIEW here

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