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Thoraiya Dyer is a speculative-fiction writer from New South Wales.

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Awards for Works

Wine, Women, and Stars Analog , January-February vol. 134 no. 1-2 Focus 2014 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction , 2014 single work short story science fiction

'Felicia de Martino wants to go to Mars, but someone stands in her way, her best friend's daughter, Bridget. When they took the extensive tests for the mission, Bridget came out number one. Now, through a convenient quirk of fate, Felicia is the one operating on her, removing her internal organs to be replaced by nanobots, required for the mission. Just one mistake would disqualify Bridget for the mission. Felicia reflects on her past and Bridget's as she removes organs one after the other.'

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2014 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Best Short Story
Bahamut Phantazein , 2014 single work short story
2015 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Short Story
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