The Aussie Spec Fic Snapshot has taken place three times over the past eight years. In 2005, Ben Peek spent a frantic week interviewing 43 people in the Australian spec fic scene, and since then, it’s grown every time, now taking  a team of interviewers working together to accomplish! In the lead up to Continuum 8 in Melbourne, this team, consisting of Alisa KrasnosteinKathryn LingeDavid McDonaldHelen MerrickIan MondJason NahrungAlex PierceTansy Rayner RobertsTehani Wessely and Sean Wrightblogged interviews for Snapshot 2012.

As we celebrated the breadth and depth of the Australian spec fic scene, 2012 Snapshot was also a bittersweet time and we took the opportunity to remember two well-loved members of the community who sadly passed away in the past year; Paul Haines and Sara Douglass

 You can find the past three Snapshots at the following links: 2005, 2007 and 2010 and the 2012 Snapshot at the links below.

Joanne Anderton
Peter M Ball
Lee Battersby
Alan Baxter
AA Bell
Deborah Biancotti
John Birmingham
Jenny Blackford
Russell Blackford
Jonathan Blum
Damien Broderick
Karen Brooks
Simon Brown
Adam Browne
Nathan Burrage
Sue Bursztynski
Wolfgang Bylsma

Kitty Byrne
Lindy Cameron
Steve Cameron
Trudi Canavan
Isobelle Carmody
Kylie Chan
Gitte Christensen
Matthew Chrulew
Paul Collins
Claire Corbett
DM Cornish
Rowena Cory Daniells
Natalie Costa Bir
Sara Creasey
Louise Cusack
Jack Dann

Rjurik Davidson
Stephen Dedman
Marianne De Pierres
Peter Docker
Sara Douglass (tribute)
Felicity Dowker

Brendan Duffy
Thoraiya Dyer
Will Elliott
Kate Eltham
Kim Falconer
Russell B. Farr

Joanna Fay
Jason Fischer
Satima Flavell
Dirk Flinthart
Kate Forsyth
Dave Freer
Paul Garrety
Bruce Gillespie
Laura Goodin
Alison Goodman
Kate Gordon
Liz Gryzb
Stephanie Gunn
Paul Haines (tribute)
Lisa L Hannett
Donna Hanson
Traci Harding
Richard Harland
Narrelle Harris
Edwina Harvey
Simon Haynes
Karen Healey
Talie Helene
Robert Hood
Robert Hoge
Dave Hoskin

MK Hume
Ian Irvine
Stephen M Irwin
Sue Isle
George Ivanoff
Trent Jamieson
Patty Jansen
Kathleen Jennings
Deborah Kalin
Gary Kemble
Peter Kempshall
Alisa Krasnostein
Jay Kristoff
Margo Lanagan
Glenda Larke
Martin Livings
Gaston Locanto
Rosaleen Love
Dave Luckett
Juliet Marillier
Sophie Masson

Andrew Macrae
Kirstyn McDermott
David McDonald
Andrew McGahan
Chuck McKenzie
Andrew McKiernan
Sean McMullen
Foz Meadows
Greg Mellor
Helen Merrick
Karen Miller
Ian Mond
Lara Morgan
Nicole Murphy
Meg Mundell
Jason Nahrung
Joel Naoum
Abigail Nathan

Peter Nicholls
Garth Nix
Patrick O’Duffy
Tracy O’Hara
Kate Orman
Nyssa Pascoe
Ben Payne
Ben Peek
Simon Petrie
Alexandra Pierce
Amanda Pillar

Gillian Polack
Michael Pryor
Amanda Rainey
John Richards
Rhonda Roberts
Tansy Rayner Roberts
Scott Robinson
Lezli Robyn
Penni Russon

Carol Ryles
Guy Salvidge
Zena Shapter
Angela Slatter
Stephanie Smith
Cat Sparks
Nick Stathopoulos
Keith Stevenson
Jonathan Strahan
Dirk Strasser
Helen Stubbs
Lucy Sussex
Anna Tambour
Lian Tanner
Nick Tchan
Kyla Ward
Kaaron Warren
Grant Watson

Janeen Webb
Tehani Wessely
Scott Westerfeld
Kim Westwood
Kim Wilkins
Sean Williams
Rocky Wood
AK Wrox
Sean Wright
Marty Young

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