Never Seen By Waking Eyes single work   short story   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 1996 1996
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'"Never Seen by Waking Eyes" intriguingly mixes locales in Oxford and London with Lewis Carroll and mysterious immortal young girls' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.54).


  • Epigraph: Thet say that we Photographers are a blind race at best; that we learn to look at even the prettiest faces as so much light and shade; that we seldom admire, and never love. - Lewis Carroll, A Photographer's Day Out.

  • Award nominations and achievements include: 1996 Bram Stoker Award Preliminary Ballot; 1996 Aurealis Award Nominee; 1997 Tangent Recommended Reading List; 1997 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Preliminary Ballot; 1997 Nebula Preliminary Ballot; and 2002 Seiun Award Nominee.

  • "Never Seen By Waking Eyes" was also published on the now defunct speculative fiction website Mind's Eye Fiction.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Fantasy and Science Fiction vol. 91 no. 2 August 1996 Z1798361 1996 periodical issue fantasy science fiction 1996 pg. 133-159
  • Appears in:
    y The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 Jonathan Strahan (editor), Jeremy G. Byrne (editor), Pymble : HarperCollins , 1997 Z141577 1997 anthology short story science fiction fantasy A collection of 15 stories ranging from cyberpunk by Damien Broderick and the latest in scientific speculation from Greg Egan, to classic fantasy by bestselling writers like Sara Douglass and Beverly Macdonald. Pymble : HarperCollins , 1997 pg. 131-160
  • Appears in:
    y The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror : Tenth Annual Collection Ellen Datlow (editor), New Jersey : St. Martin's Press , 1997 Z1798369 1997 anthology short story fantasy horror New Jersey : St. Martin's Press , 1997 pg. 206-235
  • Appears in:
    y The Lady of Situations Stephen Dedman , Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 1999 Z343562 1999 selected work short story horror science fiction fantasy Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 1999 pg. 37-60
  • Appears in:
    y Never Seen By Waking Eyes Stephen Dedman , Ohio : Infrapress , 2005 Z1225439 2005 selected work short story Ohio : Infrapress , 2005 pg. 197-221
  • Appears in:
    y Macabre : A Journey Through Australia's Darkest Fears Angela Challis (editor), Marty Young (editor), Western Australia : Brimstone Press , 2010 Z1710906 2010 anthology short story horror 'Explore Australia's dark literature past, present, and future all in one landmark anthology! From the very earliest colonial ghost stories through to grim tales of modern life, Macabre will take you on a journey through the dark heart of Australian horror. With classic stories from Australia's masters of horror alongside the best of the new era, Macabre is set to be the finest dark fiction anthology ever produced in Australia.' (Source: Publisher's website Western Australia : Brimstone Press , 2010 pg. 263-293
Alternative title: Nie Mehr Gesehen, im Traum nur Mein
Last amended 26 Mar 2013
  • Oxford, Oxfordshire,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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