Lee Battersby

Half Man, Half Writer!

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AWARDS

2008 Australian Shadows Award, The Claws of Native Ghosts
2005 Australian Shadows Awards, Father Muerte & The Flesh
2005 Aurealis Award, Best Horror Short Story, Pater Familias
2003 Australian SF 'Ditmar'Award, Best New Talent
2001 Writers of the Future, 3rd place, 2nd quarter 2002,  Carrying The God

2008 Aurealis Award Nomination, Best Horror Short Story, In From The Snow
2006 Aurealis Award Nomination, Best SF Short Story, Dark Ages
2006 Aurealis Award Nomination, Best Fantasy Short Story, Dark Ages
2006 Australian Shadows Award Nomination, Father Renoir's Hands
2005 Australian Shadows Award Nomination, Pater Familias
2004 Aurealis Award Nomination, Best Fantasy Short Story, Tales of Nireym


NOVELS

Marching Dead, Angry Robot Books, 2013
The Corpse-Rat King, Angry Robot Books, 2012.


COLLECTIONS

Through Soft Air, Prime Books, 2006

Features previously unpublished stories:

Dark Ages
Elyse
Father Renoir's Hands
His Calliope
Jaracara's Kiss
Mikal
Stalag Hollywood


Midnight Echo issue 4 (editor), Australian Horror Writers Association, June 2010


SHORT STORIES

Ghosts of You, Midnight Echo Issue 7, August 2012

Comfort Ghost, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Issue 56, August 2012

Three Stories, Bete Noire, TBA



At The End There Was a Man, Anywhere But Earth, Couer de Lion Publishing, October 2011

Europe After The Rain, After The Rain, Fablecroft Publishing, March 2011

The Divergence Tree (reprint), Devils Dolls & Duplicates in Australian HorrorEquilibrium Books, March 2011

Smuggler's Moon
, New Ceres Nights, Twelfth Planet Press, April 2009

The Claws of Native Ghosts, The Beast Within, Graveside Tales, October 2008
          reprinted Australis Imaginarium, Fablecroft Press, August 2010

Amygdala, My Love, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 37, October 2008

The Metawhore's Tale, Canterbury 2100, Agog Press, October 2008

Rabbit, Run, Scary Food, Agog Press, October 2008
          reprinted Dark Recesses, November 2009

Alchymical Romance, Remix My Lit, July 2008
          reprinted Through The Clock's Workings, Sydney University Press, 2009

In From The Snow, Dreaming Again, Harper Collins, June 2008
          podcast at Terra Incognita SF, episode 26, December 2010

Messages, Black Box, Brimstone Press, June 2008

Truthful Remains, Black Box, Brimstone Press, June 2008

Never Grow Old, Aurealis issue 40, April 2008

You Pretty Thing, Sci-Phi Journal, January 2008

Beached, Daikaiju III: Giant Monsters Vs The World, Agog Press, October 2007

Father Muerte & The Joy of Warfare, Aurealis 37, March 2007

Fade, Ticonderoga Online, June 2006

The Time Eater, Doctor Who: Destination Prague, Big Finish Productions, April 2006

Instinct (with Nigel Read), Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 23, March 2006
          reprinted Best of ASIM Horror Volume 2, September 2010

Blake The God, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 22, January 2006

And Just Like That, Antipodean SF issue 92, January 2006

The Imprisonment of Marianne, Borderlands Issue 6, January 2006

Father Muerte & The Flesh, Aurealis issue 36, December 2005
          reprinted Australian SF & F Volume 3, MirrorDanse Press, July 2007
          reprinted Year
's Best Fantasy & Horror Volume 20, September 2007
          podcast at Terra Incognita SF, episode 24, October 2010

Decimated, Shadows Realms issue 8, November 2005

Goodfellow, Znak Sagite issue 15, October 2005

Gunslinger, The Devil in Brisbane, Prime Books, September 2005

I Can Make You Famous, Shadow Box, Brimstone Press, June 2005

Murderworld, Andromeda Spaceways issue 18, April 2005

Love Me Electric, Consensual a Trois, April 2005

Pater Familias, Shadows Realms issue 3, January 2005
          reprinted Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror 2006, Brimstone Press, October 2006
          reprinted Book of Shadows,
Brimstone Press, October 2006

Through the Window Merrilee Dances, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 16, December 2004

Father Muerte & The Rain, Aurealis 33/34/35, December 2004

Tales of Nireym, Orb 6, June 2004

Vortle, Encounters, CSFG Publishing, June 2004

Silk, All-Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories, Wheatland Press, April 2004

Ecdysis, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 11, February 2004

Letters to Josie, Borderlands issue 3, January 2004

The Hobbyist, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 10, December 2003

Little Sequels, No Award issue 4, August 2003
          reprinted Antipodean SF issue 66, March 2004

A Stone to Mark My Passing, Elsewhere, CSFG Publishing, July 2003
          reprinted annatambour.net, 2005

When I Came Back, Potato Monkey issue 3, June 2003

Your Mother Likes Monkeys, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 6, April 2003 

The Great Detective, Fables & Reflections issue 4, April 2003

Through Soft Air, Borderlands issue 1, April 2003

Guitar Wishes, No Award issue 2, April 2003

Corner God, Antipodean SF issue 59, April 2003

Making Two Fists, Agog Terrific Tales, Agog Press, April 2003

A Very Good Lawyer, Glimpses, CSFG Publishing, April 2003

Moment, Consensual: The Second Coming, April 2003

Though I Be Stone, Whispers From the Shattered Forum, September 2002

Carrying The God, Writers of the Future volume 18, Galaxy Press, August 2002

The Divergence Tree, Orb 3/4, June 2002

Brillig, EOTU, June 2002

Father Muerte & The Theft, Aurealis issue 29, April 2002
          reprinted Tales of the Unanticipated issue 25, August 2004

Pass The Parcel, Australian Woman's Day, November 2001
          reprinted Word Thirst issue 2, July 2004

A Star Is Born, Borderlands: The World Within Convention Booklet, November 2001

The Habit of Dying, Alien Q, August 2001
          reprinted Peridot Books issue 24, June 2004


POETRY

Working For a Greener Narrative, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 36, August 2008
          reprinted Best of ASIM Fantasy Volume 2, September 2010

I'll Keep a Green Lantern Burning, Strange Horizons, February 2008

Eight For Working, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 16, December 2004

Stress Relief: A Modern Recipe, Ticonderoga Online Cookbook, April 2004

Three Times The Monster, EmPOWa 2, October 2001

Love: Instructions, Naked Eye, November 1991

father figure, Naked Eye, November 1990

Speed, Naked Eye, November 1989


NON-FICTION

Nanowrimo: Permission Granted, WQ Magazine, November 2011

Plot or Pants? Two Paths to Novel Writing, WQ Magazine issue 192, February 2010

How to Get Published
, Australian Horror Writers Association Website, June 2006

SF & The Single Parent Writer, co-written with Lyn Battersby, Gynaezine issue 2, April 2004


INTERVIEWS

Midnight Echo #4, interview by Greg Chapman, Horrorscope, July 2010

2010 Australian SF Snapshot, interview by Tehani Wessely, Dragonkat LJ, February 2010

Pater Familias Horrere, interview by Benjamin Szumskyj, Studies in Australian Weird Fiction 1, March 2008

2007 Australian SF Snapshot, interview by Tansy Rayner Roberts, Australian Specfic in Focus, June 2007

Writing with a Large Family
, interview by Tansy Rayner Roberts, Kids Dish, December 2006

Focus on Lee Battersby, Australian Specfic in Focus Forum, June 2006

Welcome to the Carnival, Martin Livings interviewed by Lee & Lyn Battersby, Martinlivings.com, March 2006

Writing Dark Fiction
, interview by Mark Smith-Briggs, Horrorscope, December 2005

2005 Australian SF Snapshot
, interview by Ben Peek, Tabula Rasa, June 2005

Interview by Martin Livings
, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue 19, June 2005

Claire & Lee on Lee & Claire
, interview by and with Claire McKenna, Fables & Reflections issue 3, September 2002 


WORKSHOPS AND COMPETITIONS

Writing The Fantastic, A Toe In The Ocean Writers Festival, 2010

Mentor, Australian Horror Writers Association, 2009

Judge, Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre SF/F Competition, 2008

Mentor, Australian Horror Writers Association, 2008

Writing The Weird, Youth workshop, Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre, 2008

Mentor, Australian Horror Writers Association, 2007

Tutor, Clarion South Writers 'Bootcamp', 2007

The Art of Critiquing
, Workshop, Queensland Writers Centre, 2007

The Proper Care and Feeding Of Your Genre: Writing F & SF, Queensland Writers Centre, 2007

Critiquing, workshop, Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre, 2006

Judge, Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre SF/F Competition, 2005

Emerging Writer-in-Residence, Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre, 2004

Writing SF & Fantasy, Youth workshop, Helena College Greenmount, 2004