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Sprawl

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 »

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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.

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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 »

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New Ceres Nights presents thirteen exciting stories of rebellion, debauchery, decadence, subterfuge and murder set against the backdrop of powdered wigs, coffee houses, duels and balls that is the shared world of New Ceres.

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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 »

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There are dark visions of water and oil shortages, terrorism, climate change, global and regional politics, the limiting of personal freedoms such as free speech, struggles with the ethics of genetic engineering and bioengineering, alien conspiracies, and the impact of technology on industry.

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Glitter Rose

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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 »

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The Glitter Rose stories are set against the background of Carmine Island (an island reminiscent of Stradbroke Island, Queensland) where a decade ago spores from deep in the ocean blew in, by a freak of nature, and settled on the island.

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A Book of Endings

ISBN 978-0-9804841-5-1

Cover art by Nick Stathopoulos

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Deborah Biancotti’s first collection of short stories is jaw-droppingly good…

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Above/Below

ISBN 9780980827415

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

Published 2011

A city has fallen from the sky.

In the wreckage, two men – Devian Lell, a window cleaner in the floating cities of Loft, and Eli Kurran, a security guard in one of the polluted, ground-based cities of Dirt – will find their lives changed. Read the rest of this entry »

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A city has fallen from the sky. In the wreckage, two men – Devian Lell, a window cleaner in the floating cities of Loft, and Eli Kurran, a security guard in one of the polluted, ground-based cities of Dirt – will find their lives changed.

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Roadkill/Siren Beat

ISBN 978-0-9804841-6-8

Cover art by Dion Hamill

Published 2009

Two novelettes – Roadkill by Robert Shearman and Siren Beat by Tansy Rayner Roberts – published in tête-bêche format form the first Twelfth Planet Press Double. Read the rest of this entry »

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Two novelettes – Roadkill by Robert Shearman and Siren Beat by Tansy Rayner Roberts – published in tête-bêche format form the first Twelfth Planet Press Double.

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NEWS

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...

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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 Collections Asymmetry...

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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 been...

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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...

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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...

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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 we...

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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 by a...

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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!...

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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...

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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 subtly...

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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 http://www.crimescenewa.org.au/   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....

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