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Deborah Sheldon
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Deborah Sheldon is an award-winning author from Melbourne, Australia. She writes across the darker spectrum of horror, crime and noir. Her latest titles are Man-Beast, Liminal Spaces: Horror Stories, and The Again-Walkers. Her award-nominated titles include the novels Body Farm Z, Contrition and Devil Dragon; the novella Thylacines; and collection Figments and Fragments: Dark Stories. Her collection Perfect Little Stitches and Other Stories won the Australian Shadows ‘Best Collected Work’ Award, was shortlisted for an Aurealis Award, and long-listed for a Bram Stoker. She has won the Australian Shadows ‘Best Edited Work’ Award twice: as editor of Midnight Echo 14, and for the anthology she conceived and edited Spawn: Weird Horror Tales About Pregnancy, Birth and Babies. Deb’s short fiction has appeared in many well-respected magazines, been nominated for various awards, and included in ‘best of’ anthologies. Other credits include feature articles for Australian and international magazines, non-fiction books (Reed Books, Random House), TV scripts such as NEIGHBOURS, stage plays, and award-winning medical writing. Visit Deb at