When Things Go Bump...

The Official site of dark fiction author Mark Smith-Briggs

Mark Smith-Briggs is a Melbourne based writer of dark fiction and horror.  

Since 2006 his sinister tales have been published in more than 20 anthologies and magazines in Australia, Canada and the US. He was an editor of the multi-award winning Australian horror zine Horrorscope from 2005 to 2011 and has been short-listed for two Australian Ditmar Awards and a Chronos Award for his non-fiction and review work for this site. He spends his working hours as an editor with Leader newspapers.

He is the former president of the Austlralian Horror Writers Association.

When Things Go Bump... is his own private corner to keep you up to date with all the happenings of both the man and the writer. So step inside, but beware who knows what things will go bump in the night.

Latest News

My story "The Cleansing" which appeared in Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction  early last year has made the recommended reading list for 2013 at Tangent Online.

It was lucky enough to be included in the two stars (out of three) section.

A whole bunch of Australian authors made the list. Check it out here.