Escapement single work   short story   romance   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Escapement
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Described by the author as a 'weird steampunk dystopia novelette'.

Source: Author's blog ( (Sighted: 10/01/2017)


  • Steampunk note: Featured in an anthology of steampunk romance fiction. The protagonist is a nameless woman (known only by a number) within a dystopian city: controlled by a clockwork heart, she and her companions form a breeding program, designed to keep the city running through child labour. A companion novelette (set in the same universe and overlapping the events of 'Escapement') was announced as part of the contents of Ticonderoga's anthology Aurum, partially funded through Kickstarter in 2016 and as yet unpublished in January 2017.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Kisses by Clockwork Liz Grzyb (editor), Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2014 7631913 2014 anthology short story science fiction romance

    'Putting the steamy back into steampunk. 105,000 words of steampunk romance, edited by the award-winning Liz Grzyb.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2014
    pg. 281-304
  • Appears in:
    y The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014 Liz Grzyb (editor), Talie Helene (editor), Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2015 8956659 2015 anthology short story science fiction fantasy Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2015
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