Sparks, Cat

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(1965-    ) Australian publisher, editor, illustrator and author, most of whose fiction – which she began publishing with "The Invasion of the Latte Snatcher" in Mitch?: Tales of the New Millennium (anth 2001) edited by Anthony Mitchell as Mitch? – is horror. She has won several Ditmar Awards for short fiction and for her publishing and editing work. Agog! Press, founded in 2002 with her husband, horror author Robert Hood (1951-    ), survived as an independent operation until 2006. Sparks is of sf interest primarily for the Agog! series of Original Anthologies beginning with Agog!: Fantastic Fiction (anth 2002), which published a large number of Australian authors of the new century, in a roster that includes creators of Fantastika worldwide. She was fiction editor of the Australian popular science magazine Cosmos (which see) from 2011 to 2016. [JC]

Catriona Sparks

born Sydney, New South Wales: 11 September 1965




  • The Bride Price (Greenwood, Western Australia: Ticonderoga Publications, 2013) [coll: pb/]

works as editor




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