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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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We are very excited to announce the opening of nominations for The Defying Doomsday Award recognising work in disability advocacy in SFF literature. As well as publishing SFF fiction that supports positive storytelling for disabled characters, we want to encourage and support advocacy for greater diversity in SFF fiction. As such, the Defying Doomsday Award is a special award for disability advocacy in SFF literature. This award is...

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Awards Shortlistings

Awards Shortlistings


Posted By on Apr 9, 2017

Exciting news! Defying Doomsday has been shortlisted for multiple Aurealis, Tin Duck and Ditmar awards! Aurealis Awards: We are excited to have shortlistings for: BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY – “Did We Break the End of the World?” by Tansy Rayner Roberts BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA – “Did We Break the End of the World?” by Tansy Rayner Roberts BEST ANTHOLOGY – Defying Doomsday edited by Tsana Dolichva and Holly...

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Release Day!

Release Day!


Posted By on May 30, 2016

It’s release day! Hurray! Defying Doomsday is now available for purchase in ebook and paperback formats from various online stockists including the publisher at Twelfth Planet Press, as well as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Rewards have already started going out to our incredible Pozible backers, from knitted rewards and pendants, to paperbacks and exclusive backer hardcovers. We love seeing photos on Facebook and Twitter...

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We are very excited to share our cover, designed and illustrated by Tania Walker! Defying Doomsday will be released on 30 May 2016. You can now pre-order a copy from the Twelfth Planet Press website and add it to Goodreads! Blurb: Teens form an all-girl band in the face of an impending comet. A woman faces giant spiders to collect silk and protect her family. New friends take their radio show on the road in search of plague survivors....

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Teens form an all-girl band in the face of an impending comet. A woman faces giant spiders to collect silk and protect her family. New friends take their radio show on the road in search of plague survivors. A man seeks love in a fading world. How would you survive the apocalypse? 

Defying Doomsday is an anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it’s not always the “fittest” who...

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