Donna Maree Hanson
While she aspires to publish novels, she has had short fiction published in various small press and ezines. She also wrote and published Australian Speculative Fiction: A Genre Overview, a non-fiction book detailing Australian writers in the genre from around 2000-2005 with her imprint Aust Speculative Fiction. Her small press also published Kered’s Crown by Kaaren Sutcliffe and Johnny Phillips, Werewolf Detective by Robbie Matthews, which was shortlisted for a 2009 Aurealis Award for collected works.
For CSFG Publishing she co-edited Encounters with Maxine McArthur and edited The Grinding House, a collection of stories by Kaaron Warren. She also assisted with the editing and production other anthologies. She was the inaugural President of the CSFG, is currently the Guild’s Vice-President, and has also served as Treasurer of the ACT Writers’ Centre.
Donna was also chair of the first and second Conflux conventions, held in Canberra in 2004 and 2005. Conflux 1 was that year’s Australian national convention (“Natcon”).
Donna is currently concentrating her efforts on novel writing. Follow her blog as she endeavours to find a publisher.