Alisa Krasnostein is an environmental engineer by day, and runs indie publishing house Twelfth Planet Press by night. She is also Executive Editor at the review website Aussie Specfic in Focus! and part of the Galactic Suburbia Podcast team. In her spare time she is a critic, reader, reviewer, podcaster, runner, environmentalist, knitter, quilter and puppy lover.
In 2011, she won the World Fantasy Award in the Special Award, Non Professional category for Twelfth Planet Press.
Tehani Wessely has been involved in speculative fiction publishing since 2001. In the past ten years she has created three humans, a small publishing house, and a number of books and magazines, all of which she is immensely proud of. Tehani is a teacher librarian by day and has been a judge for the Aurealis Awards, the WA Premier’s Book Awards, and is presently the CBCA Book of the Year judge for WA. She is about to launch a podcast for librarians and parents entitled “The Book Nut”, focussing on literature for children and young adults. She reads a lot.
Her role at Twelfth Planet Press involves project development and promotion as well as copyediting, proofing and sales.
Amanda Rainey, Graphic Designer
Terri Sellen, Publicity and Promotions Coordinator
Terri has spent over a decade working in the media and publishing industries, supplemented with a good number of years employed by a government agency where she worked as the Events and Promotions Coordinator. She also has a love of science fiction and fantasy and is thrilled to have an opportunity to merge her work experience with something she is passionate about.
Charles Tan is is a 2011 World Fantasy nominee for the Special Award, Non-Professional category for his blog, Bibliophile Stalker. He edited the Philippine Speculative Fiction Sampler and the Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2009.
Charles is managing and converting Twelfth Planet Press books into electronic book form.
Tamara works as a relief teacher and writes young adult speculative fiction in her spare time.
Nikky is a recent university graduate with a BA in English, Honours in Creative Writing and a
Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Professional Writing. She has started more stories than she has finished and has a love (some might argue addiction) for coffee.
When not glued to a book/computer screen, she can be found playing canoe polo on the Swan river.
Nikky is working on ebook proofing, publicity and media releases.