The Economy of Light

Aurealis Award finalist, Best Horror Novel, 2009 Stephen is a retired Nazi hunter, divorced yet living happily enough on his ranch on the fringe of the Amazon jungle. But when Brazilian police unearth the alleged remains of the detested Auschwitz camp doctor, Josef Mengele, Stephen’s life is immediately and traumatically transformed. At the grave site,…

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Insinuations: an Autobiography

Jack Dann, one of SF’s most versatile and esteemed novelists, short story writers, and anthologists, has led a complex and fascinating life–after surviving the brutal tensions of military school and a months-long near-death experience in a hospital’s terminal wards, he embarked on the life of an author in the full swing of the Sixties, finding…

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Dreaming in the Dark

  Winner of the 2017 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology “Dreaming in the Dark will especially appeal to two groups of readers–those who love words themselves, and those who want an enticing sampler of work by some of Australia’s most talented working writers.” (Locus) Dreaming in the Dark, an original collection of some of…

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Concentration

“Dann is a Faulkner and a Márquez for Jews.” (Marleen Barr) JACK DANN’s groundbreaking anthologies Wandering Stars and More Wandering Stars used the tropes of science fiction, fantasy, and magical realism to ask and try to answer! what it means to be a Jew. In his new short-story collection Concentration, Dann enlists the techniques of…

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The Man Who Melted

“On my personal list of the greatest SF novels of all time (available upon request), Jack Dann’s The Man Who Melted would be right up there—a beautiful, terrifying cri du mort for humanity and an absolutely unforgettable book.(Elizabeth Hand for Science Fiction Age)” The Man Who Melted is a warning for the future. It is the Brave…

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Journal

This is my new website…

Finally, this is my new website; and, whooboy, do I need to do a lot of data input: somewhere over two hundred stories, novels, anthologies, collections, chapbooks, and on and on… But I’m just going...

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Hooboy, am I behind…

I’ve been remiss with keeping my website up-to-date. I hadn’t even mentioned that Dreaming in the Dark won the World Fantasy Award in the anthology category.  In fact, I’m so far behind with website postings...

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Great Review of Dreaming in the Dark in Ragazine's Fall Preview

Michael Foldes’ online magazine Ragazine has published a great review of Dreaming in the Dark in its Fall Preview roundup.  Ragazine is a terrific magazine. Take a look at it…

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Dreaming in the Dark shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award…

I was ‘gobsmacked’–as they say here in Australia–to find out that Dreaming in the Dark made the final ballot for the World Fantasy Award.  My congratulations to all the wonderful contributors who gave wings to...

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A small bit of nice news…

A small bit of nice news: my story “Trainspotting in Winesburg”, which appeared in my Holocaust collection Concentration (PS Publishing UK), has been bought by the Shanghai Guo Yue Cultural and Creative Co., Ltd. (aka Future...

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Slipcased Dreaming in the Dark

The Limited Edition of Dreaming in the Dark Is Out!

I’ve just seen the limited edition, slip-cased Dreaming in the Dark…and it looks beautiful! My compliments to Pete and Nicky Crowther and the PS team in England! This photo taken with my trusty iPhone:  

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