Thoraiya Dyer Thoraiya Dyer i(A120055 works by)
Gender: Female
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Thoraiya Dyer is a speculative-fiction writer from New South Wales. Her work has won multiple Aurealis Awards and Ditmar Awards, and her short stories have appeared in magazines including Clarkesworld, Apex, Analog, Redstone SF, Nature, and Cosmos and in anthologies including War Stories, Long Hidden, and Cranky Ladies of History. After releasing the short-story collection Asymmetry : A Twelve Planets Collection with Twelfth Planet Press, she released her first novel, Crossroads of Canopy in 2017.



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Going Viral Dimension6 , no. 8 2016 single work short story

'Nila’s plan to trick her mother and give her the granddaughter she yearns for isn’t exactly simple, but what could possibly go wrong?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novella or Novelette
2016 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novella
Wine, Women, and Stars Analog , January-February vol. 134 no. 1-2 Focus 2014 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction , 2014 single work short story science fiction

'Felicia de Martino wants to go to Mars, but someone stands in her way, her best friend's daughter, Bridget. When they took the extensive tests for the mission, Bridget came out number one. Now, through a convenient quirk of fate, Felicia is the one operating on her, removing her internal organs to be replaced by nanobots, required for the mission. Just one mistake would disqualify Bridget for the mission. Felicia reflects on her past and Bridget's as she removes organs one after the other.'

Source: SFRevu ( (Sighted: 3/3/2015)

2014 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Best Short Story
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