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Kaleidoscope Goodreads Giveaway

Kaleidoscope Goodreads Giveaway

We are giving away TEN copies of our forthcoming new young adult anthology Kaleidoscope over on Goodreads:   Goodreads Book Giveaway Kaleidoscope by Julia Rios Giveaway ends August 20, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to...

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Norma K Hemming Award Shortlist for 2014

The shortlist for this year's Norma K Hemming Award has been released. This jury award marks excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in science fiction produced either in Australia or by Australian citizens and first...

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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 a baby who needs cuddles...

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Feminism, Anger and Silicone Dolls

Feminism, Anger and Silicone Dolls

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

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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 reviewed on SF Signal

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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