***BREAKING NEWS [June 4, 2018]: Welton’s debut novel “By the Currawong’s Call” has won the Romance category at this years Bisexual Book Awards, announced in New York earlier this week!***

From Melbourne, Australia, Welton B. Marsland is a queer-punk writer whose stories, poetry and more have appeared in many local and international markets. Some of these include Journeys to the Point: Poetry by Young Australians, Concrete Queers, Zetetic, Scenes of Erotica, Australian Women’s Forum, rocknerd.org, Thema, and A Literation.

Welton spent 3 years covering the Melbourne Comedy Festival as a reviewer, and has had a story shown at the National Gallery of Victoria and another banned in Queensland (though not at the same time).

In late 2015, Welton self-published “Melbourne Rooms”, a short story collection celebrating Melbourne’s pubs and punk clubs.

Welton’s debut novel “By the Currawong’s Call”, a queer love story set in 1890s Australia, was released in November 2017 by Escape Publishing.

Other recent releases include “Carrying On”, a poetry anthology inspired by the TV show Supernatural (Editor), and a short story in the erotic anthology “Like A Spell: Fire” for Circlet Press(USA).