Twelfth Planet Press

Challenging the status quo with books that interrogate, commentate, inspire.


The Company Articles of Edward Teach/Angaelien Apocalypse


Cover art by Dion Hamill

Published 2010

The Company Articles of Edward Teach

Learning to live inside your own skin is hard enough, but what if you were thrown back in time, to another body; a different world…? Read the rest of this entry »


Volume 7, Twelve Planets

ISBN 978-0-9872162-4-3 (pbk)

ISBN 978-0-9872162-5-0 (ebook)

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

Ebook Conversion by Charles Tan

Paperback Published August 2012; Ebook Published October 2012

A presence haunts an old dresser in an inner-city share house. Shining sun-people lure children from their carefree beachside lives. Sheela-na-gigs colonise a middle-aged man’s outer and inner worlds. And a girl with a heavy conscience seeks relief in exile on the Treeless Plain. Read the rest of this entry »


ISBN 978-0-9804841-9-9

Cover Art by Dion Hamill

Ebook Conversion by Charles Tan

Pbk Published June 2012; Ebk Published October 2012

Seeking to salvage their foundering marriage, Melanie and Richard retreat to an isolated beach house on a remote Queensland island.

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Through Splintered Walls

Volume 6, Twelve Planets

ISBN 978-0-9872162-2-9

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

Ebook Conversion by Charles Tan

Paperback Published May 2012; Ebook Published October 2012

From Bram Stoker Award nominated author Kaaron Warren, comes Book 6 in the Twelve Planets collection series. Read the rest of this entry »


ISBN 978-0-9804841-8-2 (pbk)

ISBN 978-0-9870828-5-5  (ebk)

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

Ebook conversion by Charles Tan

Published 2010

Sprawl is an exciting new original anthology giving readers from around the world a unique glimpse into the strange, dark, and often wondrous magics that fill the days and nights of Australia’s dreaming cities and towns, homes and parks, and most of all, its endlessly stretching suburbs. Read the rest of this entry »


New Ceres Nights

ISBN: 978-0-9804841-2-0  (pbk)

ISBN: 978-0-9870828-1-7 (ebk)

Cover art by Dion Hamill

Ebook conversion by Charles Tan

Published 2009

New Ceres, a planet in the outer colonies, embraced the Age of Enlightenment nearly two hundred years ago and refused to let go. Refugees and opportunists come to New Ceres in search of new lives, escaping the conflicts of the interstellar war that has already destroyed Earth. Read the rest of this entry »


An Anthology of the Near Future

ISBN 978-0-9804841-0-6

Cover design by Cat Sparks

Published 2008

Where will the world be in four years’ time? Read the rest of this entry »


Our new ebook options

I’m really pleased to announce the following changes to format delivery at Twelfth Planet Press. Since I’ve had my baby, I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience and maximising time. I’m often held up or waiting for something or sitting with... read more
Feminism, Anger and Silicone Dolls

Feminism, Anger and Silicone Dolls

by Kirstyn McDermott I’m cruising a forum for owners and devotees of sex dolls, checking out the For Sale board – one of my habitual research haunts – when I spot it. Someone in Australia is selling their Real Doll. She looks to be in fair to fixable condition and the... read more

Twelve Planet Subscriptions Sold Out

We regret to announce we are no longer able to offer any more full subscriptions to the Twelve Planets series. This is due to all printed copies of Love and Romanpunk, Volume 2 having been sold. We are therefore unable to fulfill any more Seasons 1 passes. We are also... read more

2013 Publications and Awards Eligibility

We published four books in 2013: two novels and two short story collections. For your information, here are the details on each of them: Novels A Trifle Dead by Livia Day (Tansy Rayner Roberts) – Crime Trucksong by Andrew Macrae – Science Fiction... read more

Aurealis Awards Shortlists Announced

The shortlists for this year’s Aurealis Awards have been announced! Twelfth Planet Press is delighted that Trucksong by Andrew Macrae and stories and short story collections Caution: Contains Small Parts by Kirstyn McDermott and Asymmetry by Thoraiya Dyer have... read more
Trucksong reviewed on SF Signal

Trucksong reviewed on SF Signal

An inventive, unique and fresh Australian post-apocalyptic novel. Paul Wiemer writes a very positive of Trucksong on SF Signal: “The world of Trucksong is amazingly inventive. The novel is written in a future Australian slang and dialect. The textual use of this... read more

Kaleidoscope now open to general submissions

The beautiful Kaleidoscope backers, have pushed us over the $7k mark, and we are now open to submissions! Please send us your stories, and/or tell your writer friends about us. We are interested in seeing stories from anyone at all, and we’re especially looking... read more
Kaleidoscope Pozible Update

Kaleidoscope Pozible Update

Yesterday our campaign to raise funds for our upcoming YA anthology Kaleidoscope surpassed the 50% funded mark. To celebrate the milestone, we made a few announcements: Kaleidoscope is now open to both Science Fiction and Fantasy! Yep, that’s right! We decided... read more
Trucksong Cover Reveal!

Trucksong Cover Reveal!

We are delighted to reveal the cover of Andrew Macrae’s debut novel Trucksong scheduled for release mid-November! In a post-apocalyptic Australian landscape dominated by free-wheeling cyborgs, a young man goes in search of his lost lover who has been kidnapped... read more
Ken Lui in Kaleidoscope

Ken Lui in Kaleidoscope

Today on the Kaleidoscope blog, Ken Liu guest posts about his story, “Seventh Day of the Seventh Moon”. We’re very excited to share it with you!... read more
Kaleidoscope Pozible campaign

Kaleidoscope Pozible campaign

Our Pozible campaign has gone live for fundraising for upcoming anthology Kaleidoscope. The story of the project Kaleidoscope is an anthology of diverse contemporary YA fantasy stories, which will be edited by Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein, and published by Twelfth... read more
Recent reviews

Recent reviews

Aurealis magazine has recently reviewed the two newest volumes of the Twelve Planets series. Of Asymmetry by Thoraiya Dyer, Deanne Sheldon-Collins writes in Aurealis Issue 63: Dyer writes with a direct, accessible voice. Yet, as you drift through Asymmetry‘s... read more

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