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1 Opium for Ezra T.R. Napper , 2018 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Interzone , March-April no. 274 2018; (p. 50-61)

'After nine months in a super tank, Ezra and his crew are barely hanging on, and they’re getting strange messages from an unknown source that seems to have nothing to do with the ongoing war.'

Source: Rocket Stack Rank (http://www.rocketstackrank.com/2018/03/Opium-for-Ezra-TR-Napper.html). (Sighted: 30/4/2018)

1 Ghosts of a Neon God T.R. Napper , 2017 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Interzone , September-October no. 272 2017; (p. 34-47)

'Jack and Col are petty thieves in a near-future Melbourne, Australia, when their lives are changed by an upper-class Chinese woman who begs them for help. Even though all they do is steal her shoes.'

Source: Rocket Stack Rank (http://www.rocketstackrank.com/2017/09/Ghosts-of-a-Neon-God-TR-Napper.html). Sighted: 30/04/2018)

1 The Rhyme of Grievance T.R. Napper , 2017 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Interzone , January-February no. 268 2017; (p. 62-71)
The first humanoid robot to get equal rights, an AI built in the form of a female robot, lives in luxury, while Khamla, a low-caste woman, lives in abject poverty. Her dissatisfaction makes Khamla an easy target for recruitment by revolutionaries, who send her to kill the AI while they target its scientist creators.
1 A Strange Loop T.R. Napper , 2016 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Interzone , January-February no. 262 2016; (p. 46-59)
In a future Australia, Irving Kupferman sells his memories for cash to a company called Thanks for the Memories; wiped from his mind, they are sold to rich clients. But if they resurface, Irving risks being sued by the company who now owns them. And does the sale of his memories erode who he is?
1 The Four Deaths of Taylor Ngo T.R. Napper , 2016 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Lontar , no. 7 2016; (p. 12-38)
1 Flame Trees T.R. Napper , 2016 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Asimov's Science Fiction , April-May vol. 40 no. 4-5 2016; (p. 84-93)

In a future Australia, Chi suffers from PTSD. But when a doctor offers to remove the bad memories, he refuses.

1 The Silica Key T.R. Napper , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Hear Me Roar 2015; (p. 257-274)
3 An Advanced Guide to Successful Price-Fixing in Extraterrestrial Betting Markets T.R. Napper , 2015 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Interzone , January-February no. 256 2015; (p. 28-39)

— Appears in: Galaxies , February no. 41 2016;

— Appears in: בליפניקה , August 2016;
1 The Line T.R. Napper , 2015 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Grimdark Magazine , January no. 2 2015;
1 Twelve Minutes to Vinh Quang T.R. Napper , 2015 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future : Volume 31 2015; (p. 171-188) Grimdark Magazine , no. 6 2015;
2 A Shout Is a Prayer / for the Waiting Centuries T.R. Napper , 2015 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Interzone , May-June no. 258 2015; (p. 12-27)

— Appears in: Visionarium Präsentiert Arcanum Geschichten aus der Zukunft 2016; (p. 33-61)

'The tale of two families: One on a near future Vietnam invaded by the Chinese in which Phuong's husband tries a desperate move to get the two of them and their daughter out of the country and the other some years later, in Australia, where George Duulngari, a former fighter who has quit the ring tries to support his family in a highly stratified society of super-rich and poor. These two stories come together at the end. Nice sense of setting in this very grim tale.'

Source: SFRevu (http://www.sfrevu.com/php/Review-id.php?id=16233). (Sighted: 10/04/2017)

1 Dark on a Darkling Earth T.R. Napper , 2014 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Interzone , September no. 254 2014; (p. 40-54)

'Mist turns to jade-white ice that scars and wilts the maple trees. I follow the Stomach of the White Tiger, shimmering overhead in a moonless sky, taking me towards the capital on the sea. I carry a dying solar torch in one hand and the pistol in the other. My joints ache from the cold and I’m ten times the age of this sleek young weapon, my hand shaking as I try to hold it horizontal. It would be better if I knew what the buttons did, but that doesn’t really matter. It’s not like I’m going to be shooting anybody.'

Source: Magazine blurb.

1 The Volunteer T.R. Napper , 2014 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Amok : An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction 2014;
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