Featured Author: Sue Parritt

Your trilogy, which begins with Sannah and the Pilgrim, is quite racially charged. What inspired you to delve into the complicated issues of racism? I was, and remain appalled by past and present governments’ policies on refugees and asylum seekers; in recent years particularly

Cover Reveal: UnEarthly

Life on Mars is in danger of becoming boring. Fame is fleeting so, following the Martian uprising and Jodi’s abduction, a little time has seen life return to relative normality. At least that’s the way it seems on the surface. Jodi battles with the memories of Jules while Astrid

Welcome to New Author: T. R. Thompson

Tom is an Australian speculative fiction author. He lives in Belgrave on the outskirts of Melbourne with his wife and two young sons. When not writing or reading he spends too much time gaming and taking long meandering walks through the forest that always seem to end up at a

Featured Author: Rebecca Burns

Rebecca Burns is a prolific writer, having produced two short story collections, a novel, and written for several online and print journals, including The London Magazine, Per Contra and Menda City Press. Much of her work is set in isolated landscapes and explores the

Cover Reveal: After the Bloodwood Staff

  When bookish Hoyle Marchand seeks treasure in Australia’s outback, he expects things to go the way they do in adventure novels. He keeps being very, very wrong. The sedentary and impractical Hoyle meets Sybil Alvaro in a used bookstore, and she invites him to follow in

Featured Author: Josh Donellan

  Josh Donellan has a diverse representation in the Odyssey Books catalogue. His first book, Zeb and the Great Ruckus is a children’s book beloved by younger fans, while his recent anthology Stendhal Syndrome is a collection of poems, short stories, lists and rants. We sat

Cover Reveal: Foot Notes

1000 kilometres. 51 days. One guitar. Nothing to lose. In a tale of sand, songs, survival and untimely erections, it takes a trek along the Australian coastline for Benjamin Allmon to find himself, and the true key to happiness. It is 2006. After more than a decade trying to

Cover Reveal: The Sky Lines Alliance

  In a world of divided nations and ravaged wastelands, there are still those who choose to fight for a better life. Sue Parritt concludes her epic Australian dystopia with The Sky Lines Alliance, a tale of bloody, democratic revolution, tempered with acts of

Featured Author: Rebecca Bloomer

What have you been up to since UnEarthed? We haven’t heard any whispers of secret Mars colonisations… Earthly life has been a bit hectic. I’m studying horticulture, which I recently managed to link to my space addiction by doing a presentation on vertical gardens. These could

Featured Author: Patricia Leslie

  Patricia Leslie is a Sydney-based author who was first published by Odyssey Books in 2014 with fantasy thriller The Ouroboros Key. She has since released the urban fantasy A Single Light, and is working on her third novel. Patricia is a visual writer and devotes time to