Steven Utley

Ghost Seas is a collection of fourteen stories from the first twenty-five years of the late and extremely talented writer. These stories are unique and powerful, and cross genres: western, horror, science fiction, history, love, mystery.

Steven Utley "may be the most under-rated science fiction writer alive... able to turn his hand to almost any subject matter, mood, or type of story imaginable." - Gardner Dozois.

Includes a foreword by Michael Bishop and an introduction by Howard Waldrop.

Reprint of Ticonderoga's sold out 1997 edition.

 

Stephen Dedman

The Lady of Situations is a collection of thirteen stories from the award-winning Australian writer.

"Dedman's stories have an evocative life beyond what is simply written. His style -- engaging, lucid, never obscure but nevertheless allusive and richly evocative -- is perfectly suited to a range of themes, genre tropes and structures." - SF Site

Includes interstitial material by Sean Williams, Simon Brown, Van Ikin and Robin Pen.

Reprint of Ticonderoga's sold out 1999 edition.

 

Simon Brown

Troy is a collection of ten stories from the legendary Australian writer.

Includes an Introduction by Garth Nix.

Since the early 1980s Simon Brown has engaged readers with a series of alternate takes on the Trojan War.

 

Edited by Russell B. Farr

The ambitious first anthology from Ticonderoga Publications. Featuring stories from some of Australia's rising stars and a handful of contributions from respected veterans, this anthology marked the publisher's 10th anniversary.

Winner Aurealis Award Best Young Adult Short Story. Winner Ditmar Best Collected Work.

 

Edited by Russell B Farr and Nick Evans

In this anthology, Australia's finest speculative writers imagine what the future holds for the Australian worker.

Nominated for two Ditmar Awards: Best Collected Work, and Best Short Story.

 

Sean Williams

Over 132,000 words of the best short fiction by the New York Times best-selling Australian writer Sean Williams. Introduction by John Harwood.

Winner of the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Collection.

 

Lewis Shiner

Lewis Shiner's acclaimed collection, featuring the best stories by the World Fantasy Award-winning writer. This edition includes two novellas previously uncollected in the sold out Subterranean Press edition.

Introduction by James P. Blaylock.

Publishers Weekly Starred Review (original collection)

 

Terry Dowling

Basic Black: tales of appropriate fear. First Australian publication. Introduction by Jonathan Strahan.

It's dark in here... 18 tales of appropriate fear.

Winner of the 2007 International Horror Guild Award for Best Collection. Publishers Weekly starred review.

 

Terry Dowling

Brings together twelve essential stories by Terry Dowling, acknowledged master of fantasy: from his renowned Tom Rynosseros saga, his equally celebrated Wormwood story cycle, and other award-winning tales.

Introduction by Simon Brown.

 

Kim Wilkins

LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVER: 250 copies signed by all contributors

Kim Wilkins' debut novel is an amazing tale, winning both the Aurealis Award for Fantasy Novel and the Aurealis Award for Horror Novel when first published in 1997.

Winner of the Aurealis Award for Fantasy Novel. Winner of the Aurealis Award for Horror Novel.

 

Edited by Russell B Farr

23 tales of interstellar wanderers, migrants, colonists, zombie refugees, interplanetary poets, fallen angels, storytellers, neighbours, first peoples, last peoples, lost peoples... people searching for a place where they belong.

113,000 words of original fiction from Australia, Canada, Argentina, United Kingdom, U.S.A. and Belgium.

 

Edited by Liz Grzyb

A collection of paranormal romance with bite.

On the menu is a tasty selection of heroines and heroes. From sweet to sexy, these stories will seduce.

Includes the Aurealis Award-winning "The February Dragon" by Angela Slatter and Lisa L Hannett.

 

Kaaron Warren

Over 110,000 words of fiction from talented, multiple award-winning writer Kaaron Warren. Includes the Aurealis Award-winning stories "The Grinding House", "Fresh Young Widow" and "A Positive". Twenty-six powerful tales that will amaze any fan of the fantastic.

Introduction by Lucius Shepard. Also available in a limited hardcover edition signed by all contributors.

Winner of the Canberra Critics Circle Award.

 

Angela Slatter

A stunning, emotional and eclectic collection of fantasy and dark tales. These are the stories told to warn children, entertain adults and beguile all.

Introduction by Jack Dann.

Winner of the Aurealis Award for Best Collection.

 

Edited by Russell B Farr

33 stories of horror and dark fantasy that acknowledge the undead as ineradicable members of Australian society.

"There are still many solid tales to satisfy vampire fans." - Publishers Weekly

Winner of the Australian Shadows Award.

 

Edited by Liz Grzyb

Seventeen stories from some of Australia's brightest talents, complemented by fantastic tales from the US and UK.

Vampires, aliens, fairytale princesses, parallel universes, voodoo, werewolves, wizards, phantoms, dryads and cherubim.

Includes the Tin Duck Award-winning story "The Last Gig of Jimmy Rucker" by Martin Livings and Talie Helene.

 

Justina Robson

Justina Robson's first collection includes 15 reprints, published from 1994 onwards, and one story original to this volume.

"Fans of Robson's novels will be gratified to see her worlds expanded here." - Publishers Weekly

Introduction by Adam Roberts.

 

The Essential Lucy Sussex

Over 150,000 words of multiple award-winner Lucy Sussex's best stories.

A must for any Lucy Sussex fan. Introduction by Delia Sherman.

Publishers Weekly starred review. Finalist for the Sir Julius Vogel Award.

 

Lisa L. Hannett

Lisa L Hannett's debut collection, Bluegrass Symphony deals with cowboys and fallow fields, shapeshifters and rednecks, superstitions and realities in harsh prairie country — and a whole bunch of other things thrown in the mix.

Introduction by Ann Vandermeer.

Finalist for the World Fantasy Award. Winner of the Aurealis Award for Best Collection.

 

Sara Douglass

The Hall of Lost Footsteps collects all of Sara Douglass' short fiction, including two original stories, "Black Heart" and "The Hall of Lost Footsteps", co-written with Angela Slatter.

Introduction by Karen Brooks.

"The Hall of the Lost Footsteps is a must-read!" - Jack Dann

 

Felicity Dowker

The debut collection by award-winning Felicity Dowker, collecting 15 extraordinary tales.

Introduction by Trent Jamieson.

"These stories make for a showcase volume ... it amply demonstrates that fantasy fiction down under is in good hands." - Interzone

 

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Amanda Pillar

Damnation & Dames is a collection of paranormal noir stories investigating the supernatural shadows surrounding classic crime. Inside this book are sixteen hand-picked stories, all original, featuring good guys, gumshoes, femme fatales, bootleggers, and gangsters: all your favourite noir characters mixed up with ghosts, giant monsters, faerie, vampires, and werewolves.

 

Steven Utley

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The first volume of Steven Utley's incredible series of shared-world stories.

Introduction by Gardner Dozois.

"The result is subtle but powerful." - Publishers Weekly

 

Steven Utley

Silurian Tales Volume 2

The second volume of Steven Utley's incredible series of shared-world stories.

Introduction by Barry Malzberg.

"intelligent, provocative character- and concept-driven tales, making this collection a treat for readers" - Publishers Weekly

 

Greg Mellor

The debut collection by Greg Mellor.

Introduction by Damien Broderick.

"The stories, and Mellor’s afterwords about the history and intent of each piece, will resonate long after you’ve read the last page." - Cosmos Magazine.

 

Edited by Amanda Pillar

The first volume of an annual dark fantasy series. Features 17 stories of myths and legends.

Introduction by Seanan McGuire.

"I would certainly recommend Bloodstones for readers looking for more in their horror fiction than just sparkly vampires and overripe zombies" - Thirteen O'Clock

 

Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter

A collection of interconnected tales with links between them as light and strong as spider-silk. From fire giants to whispering halls, disappearing children to evening-wolves, fairy hills to bewitched cypress trees, and talking heads to moonshiners of a special sort, Midnight and Moonshine takes readers on a journey from ninth century Vinland to America's Deep South in the present day.

Introduction by Kim Wilkins.

Publishers Weekly starred review.

 

Mage Heart

Jane Routley

The Chronicles of Dion: 1

The first volume of Jane Routley's award-winning fantasy trilogy.

Fire Angels

Jane Routley

The Chronicles of Dion: 2

The second volume of Jane Routley's award-winning fantasy trilogy.

Aramaya

Jane Routley

The Chronicles of Dion: 3

The final volume of Jane Routley's award-winning fantasy trilogy.

Juliet Marillier

The first story collection by multiple award-winning West Australian fantasy writer Juliet Marillier.

"Marillier's fans will be delighted to see that her skills are as applicable to the short form as they are to the novel" - Publishers Weekly

Includes the Aurealis Award winning story "By Bone-light".

 

Cat Sparks

The debut collection from award-winning writer, editor and artist Cat Sparks.

"fans of beautifully staged scenes of despair will find a wealth of them here." - Publishers Weekly

Winner of the Ditmar Award for Best Collection. Includes "Scarp", winner of the Ditmar Award for Best Short Story.

 

Edited by Liz Grzyb

18 incredible tales of romantic Orientalism.

Publication date: April 2013

 

 

Kim Wilkins

Collects five novellas (including two originals) by the multiple award-winning Kim Wilkins.

"Wilkins adds fantastic elements to her depiction of ages past and present" - Publishers Weekly

Includes the Aurealis Award winning novella "The Year of Ancient Ghosts".

 

Glenda Larke

Havenstar is the story of Keris Kaylen, a map-maker's daughter. When her father is murdered and a mountain disappears, Keris is betrayed by her brother. Forced to flee into the Unstable—the lethal chaos surrounding the eight Stabilities of Malinawar. She finds her safety is in the hands of a man bonded to the Lord Carasma, the Unmaker... and her ordered life is turned upside-down. Her survival will depend on a map and a place called Havenstar.

Glenda Larke writing as Glenda Noramly.

 

Patty Jansen

Nations of Earth Ambassador Cory Wilson had thought the hardest part of his role would be mastering the many intricacies of gamra pronouns. Then the President is shot in front of him, and all clues point to extraterrestrial agencies. Only the truth will prevent the conflict escalating, but to find it, Cory has to challenge the very top of the Coldi hierarchy, in a society where the simple act of looking someone in the eye or using the wrong pronouns can mean the difference between life and death.

"This is an excellent, fast-paced read, with the sci-fi elements perfectly blended with a political thriller and just a touch of romance to produce a terrific page-turner." - Fantasy Review Barn

 

Jason Fischer

A collection like no other. Think of Mad Max meets Australian megafauna and you're part way there..

"Fischer’s enthusiasm for Ozploitation is infectious, and it’s hard not to be charmed by his combination of horror and familiar Australian tropes. It is a pleasure to see so many lovingly crafted horror tales in outback settings." - Aurealis Magazine


R.J. Ashby

The Assassin of Nara follows the coming of age of Lydia Estrella, as she becomes an assassin in the employ of Lord Zhe, the crown prince of the Empire of Nara. The daughter of a merchant captain, Lydia is thrust into a world of intrigue, corruption, magic and, of course, murder.

 


Janeen Webb

Death at the Blue Elephant is the first story collection by the respected and multiple award winning Australian writer and editor Janeen Webb. She is a recipient of the World Fantasy Award, the Peter MacNamara SF Achievement Award, the Australian Aurealis Award, and is a three-time winner of the Ditmar Award. In her introduction to this book, Pamela Sargent describes these stories as evoking a "combination of suspenseful anticipation, nervous apprehension, and total absorption in something far removed from my own experience". Death at the Blue Elephant collects 18 incredible globe-spanning visions by the self-confessed 'inveterate traveller'. Five stories are original to this collection..

Finalist in the 2015 World Fantasy Awards.

Christine Daigle and Stewart Sternberg

the emerald key slideThe Emerald Key is set in London in 1862 and blends alternate history with elements of horror, mystery and urban fantasy. The game is afoot and Ember Quatermain, the brilliant and courageous daughter of legendary explorer Allan Quatermain, must draw upon all of her abilities in order to save the day. Her path is fraught with dirigibles, necromancy, lamia, the lost tomb of a great ancient warrior king, and the charming and irresponsible Peter Styles.

 

Ian McHugh

A collection.

Publication: October 2014


 

An annual series compiling the best fantasy and horror published by Australian and New Zealand writers.

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2010

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

33 excellent tales by some of Australia's biggest names as well as some emerging writers.

The first volume in the series. Includes a review of 2010 and a list of recommended stories.

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

32 excellent tales by some of Australia's biggest names as well as some emerging writers.

The second volume in this award-winning series. Includes a review of 2011 and a list of recommended stories.

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

Winner of the Aurealis Award

34 excellent tales by some of Australia's biggest names as well as some emerging writers.

The third volume in this award-winning series. Includes a review of 2012 and a list of recommended stories.

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

28 excellent tales by some of Australia's biggest names as well as some emerging writers.

The fourth volume in this award-winning series. Includes a review of 2013 and a list of recommended stories.

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Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

We will shortly announce the contents for the fifth volume in this award-winning series.

Publication date: October 2015

years best fantasy and horror v5.webThe Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

The editors are currently reading for sixth volume in the series. Click here for more information.

Publication date: June 2016

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Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene

The editors are currently reading for sixth volume in the series. Click here for more information.

Publication date: October 2017

Edited by Liz Grzyb

Combines the fun and irreverence of steampunk fiction with an element of romance.

Publication date: April 2014


Angela Slatter

LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVER: 250 copies signed by all contributors

Introduction by Juliet Marillier, Illustrated by Kathleen Jennings. Black-Winged Angels is a collection of 10 incredible contemporary retellings of fairy tales, and is available in a limited hardcover edition illustrated by the multiple World Fantasy Award nominated Kathleen Jennings. The book will appeal to fans of Angela Carter ("The Company of Wolves") and Emma Donoghue ("Kissing the Witch").

 

Anna Tambour

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Elation, compulsion, exploration, love and exquisitely timed bullying, a lascivious oyster, a man called Eggplant, the dangers of smelling like honey pudding, the enticement of innocent toadlets, the unending day of deadness. The daughter of a part-time magician and a Las Vegas showgirl turns to science. Destiny points a young man to brassiere design. Suddenly orphaned siblings try to protect their most vulnerable. Fortunes craze in neighbourhoods living cheek-by-jowl. Unintendeds abound, as life cavorts in all its unclassifiable contrariness. 26 incredible stories.

 

Edited by Liz Grzyb

Award-winning editor Liz Grzyb has put together 17 incredible tales of strong women. The stories range from science fiction to dark fantasy with a bit of everything in between.

 


Lucy Sussex

A mystery within a mystery. Unemployed university graduate Mel Kirksley is hired to discover the author of an anonymous crime novel from the 1860s. What she finds is nothing less than a true-life detective story, a thinly described autobiographical tragedy set against the backdrop of the Gold Rush. As Mel digs deeper, the line between biographer and subject starts to fade, pulling Mel deeper into a maelstrom where past and present are thrown together.

Winner of the Ditmar Award.

Bittersuite

Lezli Robyn

The debut collection by acclaimed Australian writer Lezli Robyn.

Publication Date: to be announced

Edited by Russell B. Farr and Liz Grzyb.

Ecopunk – speculative tales of radical futures
Edited by Liz Grzyb and Cat Sparks
To be published by Ticonderoga Publications in 2017

Alan Baxter

This dark fantasy collection features 19 stories, including the Australian Shadows Award-winning "Shadows of the Lonely Dead" and original title story "Crow Shine" in addition to two other never before published stories.

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