Cat Sparks

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Cat Sparks is a multi-award-winning Australian author, editor and artist whose former employment has included: media monitor, political and archaeological photographer, graphic designer, Fiction Editor of Cosmos Magazine and Manager of Agog! Press.

A 2012 Australia Council grant sent her to Florida to participate in Margaret Atwood’s The Time Machine Doorway workshop. She’s currently finishing a PhD in sci fi and cli fi.

Her short story collection The Bride Price was published in 2013. Her debut novel, Lotus Blue, was published by Skyhorse in March 2017.

Average rating: 3.7 · 1,469 ratings · 352 reviews · 54 distinct works
Lotus Blue

3.57 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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The Bride Price

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Agog! Smashing Stories

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Hot Rods

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Agog! Ripping Reads

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Agog! Fantastic Fiction

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Seventeen

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Hollywood Roadkill

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KSR's Antarctica, 20 years old, yet so chillingly contemporary in its themes and highlights. A ripping good yarn, skilfully blending the hardships of sub zero Victorian era exploration with the nearly here and nearly now. Plus bonus points for the th ...more
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Ann Cleeves is the literary equivalent of Tim Tams... once you get going, you end up snarfing your way through the whole series...
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Now this is what I'd describe as a cracking good read - and might quite possibly have been responsible for the (literally) screaming nightmare I experienced sometime in the wee hours. Loved the characters and their witty banter, the mythology and the ...more
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