Bookbabble Guest Glenda Larke Nominated for An Aurealis Award for The Last Stormlord

Dec 7, 2009 by

I’m very happy and excited that Glenda Larke, who’ve guested at Bookbabble a couple of times now, has been nominated for an Aurealis Award for her latest novel The Last Stormlord!

For those unfamiliar with the awards, here’s an intro taken from the website:

The Aurealis Awards were established in 1995 by Chimaera Publications, the publishers of Aurealis magazine, to recognise the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers.

Check out the complete list of nominees joining her in the Best Fantasy Novel category:

  • Peter M. Ball, Horn, Twelfth Planet Press
  • Trudi Canavan, Magician’s Apprentice, Orbit
  • K.E. Mills, Witches Incorporated, HarperVoyager
  • K.J. Taylor, The Dark Griffin, HarperVoyager
  • Glenda Larke, The Last Stormlord, HarperVoyager

A complete list of nominees for this and other categories can be found here.

Crossing our fingers and toes, Glenda! 🙂

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Bookbabble Episode 51: We Can’t Let You Read That!

Nov 7, 2009 by

Bookbabble Episode 51: We Can’t Let You Read That!

Recorded 1 Nov 2009
Babblers: Bjorn, Lone, Marcel, Donny, with guest Glenda Larke

Synopsis:

The group talks about censorship in our literature, and as it happens in our respective countries.  We discuss about what’s clearly bad, why they should or shouldn’t, and the beef about the whole process.  Also, a little on NaNoWriMo, and why teapots can be so titillating they deserved to be banned!

 

Show Length: 1:21:01 mins

 

Mentioned

 

Glenda Larke on the Internet!

 

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Bookbabble Episode 45: Hanging out with Glenda Larke

Sep 16, 2009 by

Bookbabble Episode 45: Hanging out with Glenda Larke

Recorded 6 Sept 2009
Babblers: Lars, Bjorn, Marcel and Donny with fantasy novelist Glenda Larke

Synopsis:
This week, we speak with the delightful and incredibly friendly Glenda Larke, an Australian fantasy novelist living in Malaysia. In addition to talking about her work and interests, Glenda shares her thoughts on genre fiction in general, the Google Book settlement and books made available electronically. Plus, bird-watching, and Bjorn’s band!

If you’ve not checked out Glenda’s work yet, what are you waiting for?

 

Show Length: 1:18:35 mins

 

Check out Glenda Larke online:

 

 

 

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Bookbabble Episode 10: Bad Leeks

Jun 18, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 10: Bad Leeks
Recorded 18 June 2008
Babblers: Bjorn, Lars, Gem, Donny
Synopsis:
The group talks about award-winning books that seem to fall short of the expectations that follows recognition, why it’s not as easy as it seems (at least to us).  Find out why Bjorn loves leek so much, just before he explains his love for Pynchon.  Also, a quick update from our resident Harry Potter correspondent, Amazon sanctions authors, Lars’s quick discussion on Who Speaks for Islam by John L. Esposito and Dalia Mogahed, and Bjorn’s masterful treatment of a classic Swedish poem.

Show Length:
59:29 mins
Special Note: Hmm… let’s see… I forgot to chip in when everyone else said f**k.  I’ve got to take note of that.  Also, Lars mentioned this mysterious entity called ‘Beer Good’.
Links:
Amazon Sanctions Authors (Link from Glenda Larke)
Who Speaks for Islam – as highlighted by Lars in Bookbabble

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