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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Cyborg technology, a future world where computers are alive and revered as gods and people depend on them for food and heeling. The main character desperate to take her brother's place as cyborg sacrifice. Technology mixed with mysticism' (Tsana Dolichva, Tsana's Reads).

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  • Appears in:
    y The Bone-chime Song and Other Stories Joanne Anderton , FableCroft Publishing , 2013 6359984 2013 selected work short story fantasy science fiction horror

    'Enter a world where terrible secrets are hidden in a wind chime’s song.

    Where crippled witches build magic from scrap.

    And the beautiful dead dance for eternity.

    The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories collects the finest science fiction and horror short stories from award-winning writer Joanne Anderton. From mechanical spells scavenging a derelict starship to outback zombies and floating gardens of bone, these stories blur the lines between genres. A mix of freakish horror, dark visions of the future and the just plain weird, Anderton’s tales will draw you in – but never let you get comfortable' (publisher website).

    FableCroft Publishing , 2013
    pg. 17-36
  • Appears in:
    y Focus 2013 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction Tehani Wessely (editor), Mawson : FableCroft Publishing , 2014 8025466 2014 anthology short story

    'Looking for a taste of the very best science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories around? The second of an annual series, Focus 2013 collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards shortlisting. ' (Publication summary)

    Mawson : FableCroft Publishing , 2014
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    y Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2013 Year's Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013 Alisa Krasnostein (editor), Julia Rios (editor), Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2014 8141712 2014 anthology short story young adult

    'Our goal is to uncover the best young adult short fiction of the year published in the anthologies dedicated to the form, the occasional special edition of a magazine, and individual pieces appearing in otherwise "adult" anthologies and magazines, and bring them together in one accessible collection. Fans of Kaleidoscope will find more tales of wonder, adventure, diversity, and variety in this collection devoted to stories with teen protagonists. Our goal is to uncover the best young adult short fiction of the year published in the anthologies dedicated to the form, the occasional special edition of a magazine, and individual pieces appearing in otherwise "adult" anthologies and magazines, and bring them together in one accessible collection. So many young readers are avidly reading speculative fiction in novel form; we want to introduce them to the delight that can be found in the short story as well.' (Publication summary)

    Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2014
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