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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 At the Edge
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'Step up, as close as you dare…

'…to a place at the edge of sanity, where cicadas scritch across balmy summer nights,

'at the edge of town, where the cellphone coverage is decidedly dodgy,

'at the edge of space, where a Mimbinus argut bounds among snowy rocks,

'at the edge of the page, where demon princes prance in the shadows,

'at the edge of despair, where 10 darushas will get you a vodka lime and a ring side seat,

'at the edge of the universe, where time stops but space goes on...

'From the brink of civilisation, the fringe of reason, and the border of reality, come 23 stories infused with the bloody-minded spirit of the Antipodes, tales told by the children of warriors and whalers, convicts and miners: people unafraid to strike out for new territories and find meaning in the expanses at the edge of the world.

'Compiled by award-winning editing team Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray, and including a story by Arthur C. Clarke finalist Phillip Mann and foreword by World Fantasy Award winner Angela Slatter, At the Edge is a dark and dystopic collection from some of Australia and New Zealand’s best speculative writers.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.


  • Contents indexed selectively. Also includes works by the following international authors: Carlington Black, Phillip Mann, Debbie Cowens, EG Wilson, Michelle Child, Richard Barnes, AJ Ponder, Jan Goldie, Eileen Mueller, Octavia Cade, JC Hart, Paul Mannering, Summer Wigmore, AJ Fitzwater, and AC Buchanan.


* Contents derived from the
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Paper Road Press , 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Leaves No Longer Fall, Jodi Cleghorn , single work short story fantasy horror (p. 8-28)
Boxing Day, Martin J. Livings , single work short story fantasy horror (p. 44-60)
Crossing, Anthony Panegyres , single work short story fantasy horror (p. 96-118)
Crop Rotation, David Stevens , single work short story horror fantasy (p. 140-149)
In Sacrifice We Hope, Keira McKenzie , single work short story horror fantasy (p. 194-210)
Street Furniture, Joanne Anderton , single work short story fantasy (p. 226-241)
Seven Excerpts from Season One, David Versace , single work short story (p. 286-308)
One Life, No Respawns, Tom Dullemond , single work short story fantasy (p. 369-377)

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