The author, on Gully's proudest moment:
I'm sure Gully would say something like finding the dead thing (it might have been a fox) on the golf course and rolling in it until he stank. He's always very proud of himself when he reeks.Joanne Anderton is an author of science fiction, fantasy and horror.
I'd say it was when his beagle friend Hunter went missing. Gully and Hunter used to love to play together, but sadly Hunter's family have moved away. Hunter's owner was a young girl and she lost him late one evening on the golf course. We met her on our walk and she was distraught -- but she couldn't stay out in the dark to look for him. So we put Gully on the case: "Where's Hunter? Find Hunter!" And he did! In the middle of the scrub. We were happy to reunite them, although I think Gully wanted Hunter to stay over for longer -- they were having...[read on]
She has had short stories published all over the place, and her debut novel Debris was published by Angry Robot Books in 2011, followed by Suited in 2012.
Anderton has been a finalist for a few Aurealis Awards – best YA short story (for "Dragon Bones"), best SF short story (for "Flowers in the Shadow of the Garden"), and Best Fantasy Novel (for Debris).
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