Friday, 19 July 2013

Introducing Marty Young!

Welcome to our first author, Marty Young!

We hope you're as excited as we are because later this year, as Halloween casts its shadow over the world, Black Beacon Books will be releasing Marty's action-packed horror novella, "809 Jacob Street". 

Marty Young is a Bram Stoker nominated and Australian Shadows award winning editor, fiction and non-fiction writer, and sometimes ghost hunter. He was the founding President of the Australian Horror Writers Association from 2005-2010, and one of the creative minds behind the internationally acclaimed Midnight Echo magazine, for which he also served as Executive Editor until mid-2013.

His horror fiction has been nominated for both the Australian Shadows and Ditmar awards, reprinted in Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror (‘the best of 2008’), and repeatedly included in Ellen Datlow’s year’s best recommended reading list. Marty’s essays on horror literature have been published in journals and university textbooks in Australia and India, and he is also co-editor of the award winning Macabre; a Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears, a landmark anthology showcasing the best Australian horror stories from 1836 to the present.

His website is

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