Steven Gepp had his short story 'From The Forebears' published in the magazine
Midnight Echo, vol. 9.
Janeen Brian and James Williams in conversation about Janeen's new picture book, Meet Ned Kelly at Pegi Williams' Book shop, SA. View clip here. Janeen's poem, 'Colours Remembered', a poem about autumn, richly and beautifully illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft, has been published in the May 2013 Touchdown edition of The School Magazine, while one of her latest picture books, I'm a Dirty Dinosaur, has been chosen by The Little Big Book Club as their selection for the month of June: theme of bathtime.
Valerie Volk had two poems published in the May issue of The Write Angle: 'Wattles' and 'Morning Song'.
Marilyn Linn had two stories published in April in Positive Words: 'A Song In My Heart' and 'The World Around Us'.
David Adès' poem 'Firsts' was published in The Mozzie, vol. 21 iss. 2, March 2013. His poem 'Reflections' featured in Four and Twenty Poetry Journal's 'Four and Twenty of the Week', April 23, 2013 at 4and20.com
Valerie Volk's villanelle 'Demolition Day' was published in 'Poet's Corner' in Indaily on April 18, 2013.
Murray Alfredson's poems, his series, 'Stolen' ('Amphitryon's luck'; 'Amphitryon to Herakles'; 'Alkmene at Amphitryon's grave'), and his 'Medusa', have been published in Mediterranean poetry (Goteborg).
Valerie Volk's poem 'Jasmine' was published in 'Poet's Corner' in Indaily on March 14, 2013.
Tony Brooks's historical faction novel, Halfway Human, set mainly on Norfolk Island, was published by Xynobooks and is available from Amazon.
Robert Moore's play Brewing is to be given a reading in conjunction with the University of Tasmania and CentrStage in Launceston as part of TasPride in November, while his latest picture book, Noelene Knows Best has been released in the US with Featherweight Press.
Stories by Brennan O'Shea were published in Regime 02, 2013, and Skive, 'April Fools' issue, 2013
Steven Gepp had the following short stories published: 'Sugar Shack' is available in the anthology Song Stories, vol. 1 (Song Stories Press); 'Extinction' was published in the anthology The Temporal Element (Martinus Publishing); 'Another Endless Night' appeared in the charity anthology The Undead That Saved Christmas, vol. 3 (Rainstorm Press); 'Bobo' was published in the anthology Satan's Toybox: Terrifying Teddies (Angelic Knight); and 'Return Of The Blade' in the anthology Modern Pulp Heroes (Pulp Empire). His poem 'A Visit From Zombie Nicholas' was also published in the The Undead That Saved Christmas, vol. 3.
Fiona McCallum's fourth novel, Saving Grace, was published by Harlequin MIRA on April 1 2013.
David Adès' poems 'Blame it on Leon Uris' and 'Blindsided' were both published in Poetica Magazine (U.S.) – Spring 2013. His poem 'Seeing You, Briefly' appeared in Blue Pepperon 28 March 2013.
Marilyn Linn had a poem, 'The River Murray', published in narratorAUSTRALIA, two stories 'On the Road', and 'Birds of a Feather', published in alfiedog.com, and two haiku published in World Haiku Review, all in March 2013.
Murray Alfredson had two poems published in Psaltery and Lyre, March 2013: 'Ch'an pictures I' and 'Ch'an pictures II'
Dianne Hill's nonfiction book The Accidental Advocate: Positive Autism Stories was published in 2013. More details can be found here.
Sarah Connor's book Heart Deep: The Journey of a Light-working Emcee was publsihed by Balboa Press.
Meg Eichmann's poetry was included in the 2012 spring poetry festival booklet. Her novella Space Bird was the 2013 State winner for the national Somerset Celebration of Literature Novella Competition.
Ray Tyndale has three new poetry books out: Reflections: On a Road Trip to Darwin and Homecoming: Journeys of an Expat in Scotland, (both published by Unbridled Tongues Press); and Café Poet (published by Wakefield Press). Her poem 'slavery' was anthologised in Women's Work: a Collection of Contemporary Women's Poetry (compiled by Libby Hathorn and published on March 8th 2013, International Women's Day).
Murray Alfredson's poem, 'Stalked', was published in San Pedro River Review, 5,1, Spring 2013
Ray Clift's novellas An Echo of Remembrance and The Odyssey of Jen Lawrence were published electronically by My Ink Books, Canada.
Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen's poem 'Something Wrong' has been published in Best Australian Poems 2012, edited by John Tranter. 'Something Wrong' appeared Ad-deen's collection Something Wrong (Salmat Press, 2012).
Janeen Brian has two new picture books out: I'm a Dirty Dinosaur (illustrated by Ann James and published by Penguin) and Meet Ned Kelly (illustrated by Matt Adams and published by Random House). Her poem, 'What did you learn at school today?' was published in Blast Off: the School Magazine, March 2013.
David Adès' poems 'Yoga Class' and 'Pyre' were published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (U.S.) 16/2/2013 and 5 AM (U.S) iss. 36, February 2013 respectively.
Murray Alfredson's poems, 'Skull-locked' and 'The pivot', werepublished in Psaltery and Lyre, February, 2013.
Carla Caruso's second book, Second Chance, was publsihed by Penguin's Destiny Romance.
Allan Gaekwad's first book An Appreciation of Dorrit Black Paintings, foreword by Professor Marcello Costa, Professor of Neurophysics at Flinders University SA, was published in February 2013.
Marilyn Linn had her story 'The Gravy Train' published in narratorAUSTRALIA.
David Adès' poems 'Fault Line' and 'Under the Pier' were published in Social Alternatives volume no. 31 November 2012 and Tamba iss. no. 51 Summer 2012 respectively. His poems 'Aftermath' and 'Role Play' appeared in vol. 19, no. 1 of Illya's Honey (U.S.) (Fall/Winter 2012 issue) and InDaily 10 January 2013 respectively. His story 'In the Land of Maybe' was listed in Bewildering Stories' (U.S.) Fourth Quarterly Review, 2012 Editors' Choices and both 'In the Land of Maybe' and his poem 'The Three Moons of Tenoa' were included in Bewildering Stories' 2012 Annual Review: the Mariner Awards, representing selections of the best works appearing in Bewildering Stories in 2012.
Murray Alfredson's poem 'Prince of Peace' was published in Psaltery and Lyre.
Ros Schulz had the following poems published recently: 'Eenie meenie' in Poetrix, no. 39 (December 2012), 'The Day Unleashed' in Studio, no. 126 (January 2013) and 'Dream' in the Mozzie, January 2013.
Gabrielle Griffin won Third Prize in the Port Stevens Examiner Literary Competition, receiving her first writer's paycheck of $150.
Valerie Volk's short story 'The Bone Catcher' won first prize in the Scribes short story contest 2012. Her third book, Even Grimmer Tales, was released by Interactive Press Publications in October, with book events in Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Marilyn Linn had two haiku published in World Haiku Review (December 2012), a poem in NarratorAustralia (January 2013) titled 'Waiting for him', as well as a tanka in Eucalypt (January 2013), 'Year of the Snake Challenge'. She also had five haiku published in Positive Words, January 2013.
Murray Alfredson's poems: 'Moon madness', 'Three pains', 'Bi- and uni-polar', 'Young bones' and 'Heaviness of bone' were published in Awakenings review (Wheaton, IL) 6, 1, Fall 2012.
Ineke Hill received an Arts SA Richard Llewellyn Arts and Disability Trust (RLADT) Grant (Individual Artist – Literature) towards the costs associated with creating a book of poetry titled 'Washed Words'. Ineke also had numerous poems published on the Mindshare website, while her poem 'My beloved Son' was published in Positive Words, October, vol. 11, no.10.
David Adès' poem 'A Line in the Sand' was published in Cordite Poetry Review 40.0: INTERLOCUTOR – November 2012. His poem 'The Heart, Always' appeared in the November 2012 issue (iss. 45) of Red River Review [U.S.]
John Malone has had five short stories published since July this year, four in the online magazine Alfiedog and one, for which he was nominated for the Pushcart Prize (US), in the ebook 22 Naked Bodies Inside.
Annette Siketa has won the Port Stevens Examiner Literary prize for the third year in succession.
Marilyn Linn had her story 'The Year of Being Ten Years Old' published in the November issue of Positive Words.
Cherie Steele 's first book, The Light of the Moon, was published by Greendoor Publishing.
Valerie Volk's poem 'The lesson of the lungs' won third prize in the CJ Dennis Poetry Festival 2012 and was published in Toolangi, November, 2012.
Judy Wesolowski recently had five short stories published in Positive Words: 'Sweet Departure'; 'Not as Easy'; 'Maybe if you Really Believe'; 'The Oak Tree' and 'Deep Within'. She also won First Prize in the Positive Words Short Story and Poetry competition 2012 with 'Delicate Fragments' published in the August 2012 edition, while her poem 'Twinkle Twinkle' printed in the October 2012 edition.
Mike Dumbleton's latest book Santa's Secret, illustrated by Tom Jellet, has been published by Random House.
Dean Mayes' latest book Gifts of the Peramangk was published by Central Avenue Publishing.
David Adès' poem 'The Vagaries of Lips' was published in The Mozzie, vol. 20, iss. 7, September 2012. His short story 'In the Land of Maybe' appeared in Bewildering Stories, iss. 499, October 22, 2012. He was also one of four poets appearing in a feature article 'Jewish Poets In Our Midst' in J Magazine (Pittsburgh), iss. 8 (October 2012).
Shelda Rathmann recently had the following poems published: 'Feeding Time' in The Mozzie; 'French Bouquet' in the Spring Poetry anthology (run by SA English Teachers' Association); while 'The Blues' received a Highly Commended in the Open Metropolitan section of the Open Your Mind Poetry Competition.
Glennis Wakelin's (writing as Glennis Leith) new book, The Icy Barber, an historical suspense fiction, has been published.
Marilyn Linn had two small pieces published in the October issue of Positive Words, a 69 word short short story titled 'Requiem' and a poem titled 'Lemon-scented gum'.
Alice Shore was awarded a Certificate of Support for entrering her poem 'I am not a bull' in the 2012 Cancer Council Victoria Arts Awards.
Amelia Walker's poem 'Jim, Katy & Alex' was published in the September edition of Southern Write.
Valerie Volk's poem 'Funeral Rites' was published in The Mozzie, vol. 20 iss. 7, September 2012.
Murray Alfredson's poem, 'Suffer the children' from his 'Gaza' sequence, was published in Knot Magazine, no. 1, Fall 2012. He was featured as Editor's Choice in the current issue (no. 11) of Touch: The Journal of Healing, with four of his poems: 'Friend'; 'Falls are not simple'; 'Soaked in'; and 'Old bones: Irene's aneirene'.
David Adès recently had his poem 'Stress' published in The Mozzie, vol. 20 iss. 6 August 2012. His poems 'The Three Moons of Tenoa' and 'The Hammer of Uncertainty' were listed in Bewildering Stories' Third Quarterly Review, 2012 Editors' Choices and 'The Three Moons of Tenoa' received The Order of Merit for the most highly rated work in the poetry genre represented by more than one title in the Quarterly Review (jointly with another poem).
Valerie Volk's short story 'The Journey Home' won 1st place in the prose writing section of the Lockley's Senior Writing annual competition while her poem 'Another Journey' was placed 3rd in the poetry section. Her short story, 'It's Krasnoyarsk Tomorrow', was awarded a Highly Commended in the 2012 Salisbury Writers' Festival Short Story Award (Adult section).
Jill Gloyne's poem 'Rehearsal' was published in the September edition of Southern Write.
Fiona Johnston has a short poem published on a street sign outside the new bus station in Bowen Street in the city as part of the Adelaide City Council's 'Signs of Life' project. She also came third in the Open Category of the RiAus Sci-ku competition. Winners' poems are currently being displayed on the LED ribbon circling the Science Exchange building in Exchange Place (between Pirie and Grenfell Streets).
Marilyn Linn's poem, 'The Fisherman', was published in September in The Senior Newspaper and her story, 'Have we got shoes for you!' has been published in the September edition of Positive Words.
Barbara Fraser's short story 'Balls of Fluff', which addressed the sin of sloth, was included in the latest Stringybark Anthology entitled, The Seven Deadly Sins.
Steven Gepp's short story 'Second Chance' was published in Evil Jester Press' anthology Tales Of Terror And Mayhem.
Angela Kingston recently won the 2012 Penguin Varuna Scholarship to work on 'Requiescat'.
Rosanne Hawke's YA novel The Messenger Bird has been selected for The Big Book Club in September.
Jenny Toune's short story, 'Dogbreath's Feast', won first prize in the 2012 Salisbury Writers' Festival Short Story Award (Adult section). Her poem, 'i went to a wake once', won the Australian Poetry/Offset Emerging Writers' Award, and has been selected for publication in Award Winning Australian Writing 2012, Melbourne Books, Ed: Adolfo Aronzo.
rob walker's poems 'seeing it all clearly while my glasses are repaired' and 'meta poem' were published in Rabbit Journal (No. 4, May 2012) and 'my left hand' and 'a cup' appeared in Illya's Honey (US). His poem 'Mitchell Park 2000' was selected by Les Murray for The Quadrant Book of Poetry 2001-2010. rob also had another 30 audio poems remixed with other artists at robwalkerpoet.
Margaret Visciglio has won the South Australian section of the National Year of Reading 2012 with her short story 'Reading Between the Lines', which has been published on the National Year of Reading's website and will soon be available there as a podcast.
Murray Alfredson's poem 'Bygone' appeared in San Pedro River Review, vol. 4, no. 2, Fall 2012.
Fiona McCallum's latest book, Wattle Creek, has been selected for the 2012 Get Reading! '50 Books You Can't Put Down' campaign.