Posts by Defying Doomsday


It’s now been about three years since Defying Doomsday hit the shelves. Since then, the anthology won a Ditmar Award for Best Collected Work and was shortlisted for several other Australian awards, including the Aurealis and Norma K Hemming Awards. Now, Tsana and the team at Twelfth Planet Press are working on a follow-up anthology. Rebuilding Tomorrow will again focus on disabled and/or chronically ill protagonists and will still...

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The D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award is a special award for disability advocacy in SFF literature. This award is possible thanks to D Franklin, our wonderful Patron of Diversity who pledged the top pledge in our Pozible campaign, back in 2015. This allowed the funding of the award for three years, meaning that this will be the last year the award is given, although we hope the recognition helps those awarded in some small way.  ...

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Today we have exciting news. It’s time to announce the winner of the 2017 D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award! The D Franklin Defying Doomsday award was judged by Twelfth Planet Press publisher, Alisa Krasnostein, and Defying Doomsday editors, Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench, and was made possible by our wonderful Pozible Patron of Diversity, D Franklin. The award grants one winner per year a cash prize of $200 in recognition of...

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Today we are very excited to announce the winner of the D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award! The D Franklin Defying Doomsday award was judged by Twelfth Planet Press publisher, Alisa Krasnostein, and Defying Doomsday editors, Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench, and was made possible by our wonderful Pozible Patron of Diversity, D Franklin. The award grants one winner per year a cash prize of $200 in recognition of their work in disability...

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Awards, Awards and Robots!

Awards, Awards and Robots!


Posted By on Jun 29, 2017

An exciting little news update! Recently, at the Continuum Convention in Melbourne, the Ditmar Awards were announced. The Ditmar Awards are awarded to Australian creators based on popular vote by the members of each year’s Australian National Convention (or NatCon). This year, Defying Doomsday won the Best Collected Work category (tying with Dreaming the Dark edited by Jack Dann). Whoo! We are very excited about this and we would like...

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