Things in the Well Publications

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Who We Are...

Things in the Well is the publications arm (tentacle?) of Oz Horror, which was established in 2012 as Oz Horror Con. Oz Horror Con's mission initially was to 'Bring the horror to Oz!' During our first few years, we ran three horror conventions with guests, arranged multiple screenings and began publishing books. We also set up and ran many social media groups. In 2015, we began to focus more on the publishing side of things and together with a group of over 30 artists and writers, we published The Refuge Collection series of short stories, all for charity (Sanctuary Australia Foundation and Refugee Action UK).

These Tales from Refuge comprised 36 stories spanning 6 volumes and these were published in 2 books: 'The Refuge Collection... Heaven to Some!' featuring stories by Ramsey Campbell, Paul Kane, Lee Murray, Kaaron Warren, Martin Livings and more, and

'The Refuge Collection... Hell to Others!' featuring stories by Gerry Huntman, Mark Allan Gunnells, Amdi Silvestri, Brian Craddock, Marty Young and more. 

The Refuge Collection, 2016 - 2017

Also published by Oz Horror, The Refuge Collection is available in eBook format as well as softback and hardback from Amazon as well as The Book Depository. All the profits go to charity. Several of the stories are available as Audible audio books.
Awards: Lee Murray's 'The Thief's Tale' won the Sir Julius Vogel (SJV) Award for short fiction in New Zealand in 2015, and Matthew R. Davis's 'The Heart of the Mission' was shortlisted for the Australian Shadows Award for best long fiction in 2016.