Posts by Defying Doomsday


Pozible Campaign Cancelled


Posted By on Nov 11, 2019

Unfortunately, our Pozible crowdfunding campaign for Rebuilding Tomorrow has not been going well and we can see now that we are not going to make our goal over the time remaining in our campaign. Therefore, we have decided to cancel our Pozible campaign. We are not cancelling the book. Rebuilding Tomorrow will still get made, one way or another. As we have previously advertised, we already have some great stories lined up from...

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We’re currently crowdfunding Rebuilding Tomorrow over on Pozible. You can pre-order a copy (or some pins or a mug or a canvas print of the cover art) and help us make this book a reality! To the left is the preliminary front cover for our new anthology, Rebuilding Tomorrow. You can click on it to see the full-sized image. We just had a reveal of the full wraparound cover over at The BookSmugglers, so head over there to check it out in...

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Thank you to those who submitted nominations for the 2018 D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award. This award is for media that deserves recognition for work in disability advocacy in SFF literature. The 2018 winner… is… what’s this? It seems we have two winners! Congratulations to R.B. Lemberg for the blog post: “Sergeant Bothari and Disability Representation in the Early Vorkosiverse” published in Strange...

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Rebuilding Tomorrow is a followup anthology to Defying Doomsday, which was an anthology of apocalypse-survival fiction with a focus on disabled characters. Rebuilding Tomorrow will again focus on disabled and/or chronically ill protagonists but, rather than focussing on survival in the immediate aftermath of an apocalypse, we want stories set a significant time after an apocalyptic disaster. We want stories that show society getting...

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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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