Sean Williams

Launch of Have Sword, Will Travel / GenreCon

posted on 17 Oct 2017 at 5:27 am
Immediately prior to GenreCon in Brisbane, on November 9th, Garth and I will be talking up Have Sword, Will Travel at Avid Reader. Then, GenreCon itself. I’ll be on panels and delivering a keynote over the weekend of 10-12 November. The guest l

Australian Short Story Festival

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This year the Australian Short Story Festival is right here in Adelaide, 3-5 November. I’m on a couple of panels, but really the entire program makes for essential viewing. Held at the West End Campus of UniSA, it’s going to be a blast fo

Behind the Scenes of an Antarctic Expedition: Zest Fest

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Want to know all about my adventures in Antarctica? Come to the Tower Arts Centre at 6.30pm, October 25, as part of Zest Fest 2017. Bookings essential!

Launch of Have Sword, Will Travel / Adelaide Children’s Book Festival

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World Premiere of the new series with Garth Nix –  1pm Sunday the 22nd of October at beautiful Carrick Hill, as part of the inaugural Adelaide Children’s Book Festival.

Swords, Snow and Short Stories in SA (and beyond)

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I’ve been lax in listing my appearances here lately (lazy author slaps own wrist) so here are three forthcoming events in SA and two in Queensland, all scheduled before the end of the year – which is shockingly close. If you want to see m


posted on 4 Oct 2017 at 2:21 am
“Twinmaker took my breath away. A triumph of thrilling action and vivid imagination.”—Alison Goodman, author of EON and EONA “A mind-blowing adventure about what it means to be human, and what it means to find ourselves.”—Scott Westerfeld

The Adventures of AntarcticaSean Part Five: Aftermath

posted on 11 Mar 2017 at 10:26 pm
Continuing from Part Four: “Aurora #1” Wednesday After breakfast on the last full day of my adventure, I chat with Jess, a postgrad who has come here to study the mystery of the Casey spring-tails. They’re not supposed to be here (the s

The Adventures of AntarcticaSean Part Four: Aurora #1

posted on 8 Mar 2017 at 12:49 am
Continuing from Part Three: “Adventure” Monday At 5.30am, I hear Johan leave the hut to go to the toilet. There’s a procedure we must all follow: no one goes to the loo without telling someone else. I guess people have got into trouble

The Adventures of AntarcticaSean Part Three: Adventure

posted on 2 Mar 2017 at 10:27 pm
Continuing from Part Two: “Arrival” “Outside one is in touch with the sternest of nature–one might be a lone soul standing . . . on Mars.” Sir Douglas Mawson, April 9th, 1912   Thursday: Before I set out from Australia, I prepa

The Adventures of AntarcticaSean Part Two: Arrival

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Continuing from Part One: “Anticipation” Wednesday Flight FA070S is scheduled for 7am, check-in no later than 5.30am. The night before, I’m feeling tired after a long and fulfilling day, but it’s hard to sleep. Thankfully a text comes