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Who Are the Twelve Planets?

Margo Lanagan, Lucy Sussex, Rosaleen Love, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Deborah Biancotti, Kaaron Warren, Cat Sparks, Sue Isle,
Kirstyn McDermott, Narrelle M Harris, Thoraiya Dyer, Stephanie Campisi.

What Are the Twelve Planets?

The Twelve Planets are twelve boutique collections by some of Australia's finest short story writers. Varied across genre and style, each collection will offer four short stories and a unique glimpse into worlds fashioned by some of our favourite storytellers. Each author has taken the brief of 4 stories and up to 40 000 words in their own direction. Some are quartet suites of linked stories. Others are tasters of the range and style of the writer. Each release will bring something unexpected to our subscriber's mailboxes.

When Are the Twelve Planets

The Twelve Planets will spread over 2011 and 2012, with six books released between February and November each year.
The first three titles will be Nightsiders by Sue Isle (March), Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts (May) and the third collection will be by Lucy Sussex (July).

How to Receive the Twelve Planets

The Twelve Planets will be available for purchase in several ways:

Single collections will be priced at $20/$23 International each including postage.
A season's pass will offer the three collections of the season for $50/$65 International including postage and each sent out on release.
Full subscriptions to the series are $180/$215 International including postage and each sent out on release.

More information relating to upgrades, ebooks and distribution will be made available in due course.


( 5 comments — Leave a comment )
Jan. 21st, 2011 01:47 am (UTC)
Exciting! There are a couple of names up there whose work I have never read, so I look forward to being introduced. I also really like the idea of books just randomly (to me) appearing on my doorstep...
Jan. 21st, 2011 05:06 am (UTC)
We've been toying with the idea of rolling a D6 to determine the number of days delay before shipping - thanks to your suggestion, we might implement it! :)
Jan. 21st, 2011 06:48 am (UTC)
Which is amusing for everyone who digs the gaming reference... while for the rest of us, it just remains random :D
Jan. 21st, 2011 09:37 am (UTC)
That's a pretty cool idea!
Jan. 30th, 2011 01:26 pm (UTC)
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