Author/Editor: Lucy Sussex

Lucy Sussex

Lucy Sussex was born in New Zealand. She has edited four anthologies, including She’s Fantastical (1995), shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award. Her award-winning fiction includes books for younger readers; and the novel, The Scarlet Rider (1996).  She has five short story collections, My Lady Tongue, A Tour Guide in Utopia, Absolute Uncertainty, Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies (a best of), and Thief of Lives.  Currently she reviews weekly for the Age newspaper. She has also written Women Writers and Detectives in C19th Crime Fiction (Palgrave) and edited Victoriana: Mary Fortune and an anthology of Victorian travel writing, Saltwater in the Ink (ASP). 

Throughout her writing career, Lucy has won a number of awards for her works. These include a Bertram Chandler award for Outstanding Achievement in Australian Science Fiction and a number of Ditmar awards - annual awards for the best new releases in Australian Science Fiction as voted at each year's national convention.
Book Awards
She's Fantastical: 1995 Shortlisted, World Fantasy Award

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
She's Fantastical
Fortunes of Mary Fortune, The

Out Now
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Robin Morgan

I‘ve had me up my sleeve
I‘ve pulled me from my hat
I’ve planted myself in the audience
as the patsy I dare to decipher...



Renate Klein

   Pared down to cold hard facts, surrogacy is the commissioning/buying/ renting of a woman into whose womb an embryo is...

The Pimping of Prostitution

The Pimping of Prostitution

Julie Bindel

This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the...

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

Michelle Hattingh

I am the statistic that I read about. I am the thing I always feared most. I am rape.

That morning, Michelle had...

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