Sat, 17 February 2007
Sylvia Petter's short stories have been published online at Eclectica, Gangway and others. Her webpublished stories are available in the blogbook Collected Web Stories. Another collection, Past Present, is also available. A story of hers was included in the anthology Valentine's Day: Stories of Revenge, which includes work by Alice Munro, Joyce Carol Oates, Fay Weldon, Carol Shields, and Agatha Christie, among others
Sylvia's poems have appeared in print in Cadenza, Offshoots and Ex Tempore. She also writes erotica under the pen name, AstridL. Stories have been published online at Mind Caviar, Ophelia's Muse, Scarlet Letters and The Erotic Woman. Several anthologies are expected soon. Check for updates here.
Backburning is the title story of Sylvia's prizewinning collection of the same name, which will be published in Australia by Interactive Press in November 2007. For more information about the book and prize, see this link, which includes an excerpt from the story.
She is a final year PhD student in creative writing at the University of NSW in Sydney Australia and is now working on a novel. See her blog and official site for more information about Sylvia Petter and her work.
This week's show also includes the songs Lights Out and Everybody is an Addict, as well as my story Nice Kids Carry Guns from the anthology These Guns for Hire.