Androids and Allegory

Androids and Allegory

As part of the Mother of Invention Kickstarter campaign, we've published several non-fiction essay extras online. K. Tempest Bradford writes in "Androids and Allegory" about the work of Janelle Monae and Chesya Burke, comparing how these two Black women conceive of...

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Icefall – cover reveal

Icefall – cover reveal

Who is ready for a cover reveal???? This is the amazing cover by Cathy Larsen for the glorious novella by Stephanie Gunn. Icefall is a novella of women in sports in space. It's a bit of a romance. It's also a portrayal of chronic pain. It's set in the vastness of...

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Here’s the 411 for your novella submission

Here’s the 411 for your novella submission

Festive-themed Novella: Twelfth Planet Press is looking to publish a series of festive-themed novellas that will bring joy, laughter and comfort.   So you've got a novella and you're hanging out to submit it to our submissions call. Now all you want is the...

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Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal

  A sneak peek of the cover for Mother of Invention edited by Rivqa Rafael and Tansy Rayner Roberts. This stunning artwork and design is by Likain. The hardback edition of this anthology is at the printers. It is an exclusive edition to our Kickstarter backers and...

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Festive-themed Novella Call

2018 has been tough, and we’re only halfway through. We’re gonna need some hot cocoa, a cozy story, and a warm blanket by the time the end of the year rolls by.  . Twelfth Planet Press is looking to publish a series of festive-themed novellas that will bring joy,...

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Editor Mimi Mondal Becomes First Dalit Hugo Nominee

Editor Mimi Mondal Becomes First Dalit Hugo Nominee

On the cusp of Dalit History Month, a collection of essays and letters to Octavia E. Butler, edited by Dalit writer and editor Mimi Mondal, has been nominated for a Hugo Award recognising Science Fiction and Fantasy literary works and achievements. Luminescent...

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February Notes from the Publisher’s Laptop

January was a very busy month here for us as Twelfth Planet Press offices moved across country. That’s right, we’re now an east coast based press! We spent January desperately trying to cull possessions (we were not very successful), reduce the warehouse inventory of...

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Announcing new novella “Icefall” by Stephanie Gunn

Announcing new novella “Icefall” by Stephanie Gunn

  We are so very excited to announce our acquisition of a new novella from Stephanie Gunn titled, Icefall. The Mountain on the planet of Icefall holds the mystery to a lost colony and an irresistible, fatal allure to the climbers of the universe. Maggie is determined...

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Advance Notice: Novella Series

Advance notice that we will be open for novella submissions in September 2018 Why so much notice? We want new work written for us. And we want this call to to reach far and wide. We are looking to build a kickass series of novellas that defines and redefines the...

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Notes from the Publisher’s Laptop

We’re starting a new regular column here at Twelfth Planet Press. Our first instalment is in the form of an interview with our publisher, Alisa Krasnostein. Q: How did you get into the local publishing scene? Alisa: During my postgrad years, a friend was beginning to...

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