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

Newcastle Writers' Festival…

Just a head’s-up: I’ll be doing a gig with screenwriter (and pal) Mark Shirrefs at the forthcoming Newcastle Writers’ Festival. It’s called “Creativity: the Improbable Aircraft” and will be a discussion about creativity as it...

Tangent Online, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and, uh, Me…

Tangent Online is airing a 1947 adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz.” Dave Truesdale dedicated the Tangent Online episode to yours truly because  I wrote a homage to...

Jack on YouTube…

I’ve just done a YouTube video interview, as I’ll be conducting a masterclass workshop for the good folks at the Queensland Writers’ Festival. Should anyone care to see me looking like a ghoul and saying...

New audio books…

I just discovered that three of my books–The Man Who Melted, The Silent, and Promised Land–are out from Audible as audiobooks. No reviews yet, so if anyone wants to post something, it would be most...

"Camps" reprinted in Fresh Fear…

Still trying to clear my desk and e-mail queue after being in Great Britain. Basically unearthing news that should have been posted last month. This…the latest: Fresh Fear, a horror anthology edited by William Cook, will...

Galaxy's Edge Magazine…

Just back from the World Fantasy Convention in Brighton. Was a terrific con. Then to London, and now back in Australia. Much happening, which I’ll announce, but the latest is a reprint of my story...