Source: www.fablecroft.com.au
y Australis Imaginarium anthology   short story   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Twelve stories from some of Australia’s finest speculative fiction writers, including Deborah Biancotti, Margo Lanagan, Marianne de Pierres, Angela Slatter and Sean Williams. Cover by Shaun Tan.' - from bookseller's catalogue

Contents

* Contents derived from the Rockingham, Rockingham area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: FableCroft Publishing , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Virgin Jackson, Marianne de Pierres , 2010 single work short story fantasy
Once a Month, On a Sunday, Ian McHugh , 2009 single work short story fantasy
Night Heron's Curse, Thoraiya Dyer , 2008 single work short story fantasy
Hunter of Darkness, Hunter of Light, Michael Pryor , 1995 single work short story science fiction
A Pig's Whisper, Margo Lanagan , 2006 single work short story horror

A creepy horror tale of two children lost in the woods.

Stealing Free, Deborah Biancotti , 2006 single work short story fantasy

'An almost pseudo-mythological story of a salamander seeking to find freedom from its bargain with a terrible queen' (Ben Payne, Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus)

Suffer the Little Children, Cory Daniells , 2002 single work short story fantasy
The Claws of Native Ghosts, Lee Battersby , 2008 single work short story horror

''Claws' takes place in the early days of European colonisation of Western Australia. It's based around a real life event, a slaughter of Aboriginal families by settlers that has become known as 'The Battle of Pinjarra'. Apart from my protagonist, all the human characters in the story are based on real people.'

Source: Interview with Lee Battersby, Graveside Books website, http://gravesidetales.com
Sighted: 17/03/2009

The Jacaranda Wife, Angela Slatter , 2008 single work short story fantasy
The Dark Under the Skin, Dirk Strasser , Trudi Canavan (illustrator), 1997 single work short story science fiction
Red Ochre, Lucy Sussex , 1990 single work short story science fiction
Passing the Bone, Sean Williams , 1996 single work short story science fiction

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Rockingham, Rockingham area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: FableCroft Publishing , 2010 .
      Source: www.fablecroft.com.au
      Extent: 192p.
      Note/s:
      • Also available in epub and PDF versions via the Internet at the publisher's home page http://fablecroft.com.au
      • Cover art by Shaun Tan.
      ISBN: 9780980777000 (pbk.)
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