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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 »

Glitter Rose


ISBN 978-0-9804841-7-5

Cover art by Anna Repp, design by Amanda Rainey

Published 2010

The Glitter Rose Collection features five short stories by Marianne de Pierres – four previously published and one new story. Each copy of this limited edition print run is signed and presented in a beautiful hardbound cover, with internal black and white illustrations. Read the rest of this entry »


A Book of Endings

ISBN 978-0-9804841-5-1

Cover art by Nick Stathopoulos

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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
Twelfth Planet Press Writing Stream at CrimeScene WA 2013

Twelfth Planet Press Writing Stream at CrimeScene WA 2013

Twelfth Planet Press CrimeScene Writing Stream Saturday, 12 October, 2013   Pitch Twelfth Planet Press Take an opportunity to pitch your completed manuscript to editor and publisher Alisa Krasnostein in a one on one pitch appointment.... read more

Finally we are open to novella submissions again!

Twelfth Planet Press is looking to expand our line of dynamic, original and diverse genre novellas. Twelfth Planet Press novellas push boundaries to question, inspire, engage and challenge. We are specifically looking to acquire material outside that which is... read more

Twelve Planets Welcomes Lisa Hannett and Angela Slatter

It’s with mixed emotions that we announce there will be a change in the Twelve Planets line up. Life happens and Cat Sparks has had to bow out of the project leaving a very large hole to fill. Luckily for Twelfth Planet Press we have a collection that we believe... read more
A Trifle Dead Book Trailer and Sale

A Trifle Dead Book Trailer and Sale

This week, we released this deliciously inviting, scrumptious book trailer for A Trifle Dead over on our new Twelfth Planet Press YouTube Channel. This book trailer was created for us by film students at Curtin University as part of their academic work. It was a lot... read more

Twelfth Planet Press in the Locus Poll

We’d like to thank you for voting for Twelfth Planet Press and our books in this year’s Locus Poll. Congratulations to Kaaron Warren for her novella “Sky” from Through Splintered Walls placing 15th and to Margo Lanagan for her novelette... read more
Salvage wins Chronos

Salvage wins Chronos

Over this past weekend, the Chronos Awards were awarded at Continuum, in Melbourne. Twelfth Planet Press congratulates all the finalists and winners. Special congratulations go to Jason Nahrung who won awards for Best Long Fiction for Salvage and Best Short Fiction... read more

Amanda talks cover design

Amanda Rainey was a recent guest on Wednesday Writers at Ebon Shores where she discussed designing book covers. The main thing I want from my clients is a sense of the feel and atmosphere of a book – I think that’s often as important as talking about what’s actually... read more

Pitch Registration Open for Riding the Waves

Twelfth Planet Press will be accepting pitches at the Romance Writers of Australia conference Riding the Waves in August in Fremantle. RWA’s mission is to promote excellence in romantic fiction, to help aspiring writers become published and published authors to... read more

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