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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 The Soap Bubble
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    y separately published work icon Alien Shores : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction Peter McNamara (editor), Margaret Winch (editor), North Adelaide : Aphelion Publications , 1994 Z296377 1994 anthology short story science fiction satire Comprising only seven reprints, the new stories are from SF luminaries such as George Turner, Lucy Sussex and Sean McMullen. 'Several of the stories have an almost 1950s golden age tinge to them - for example, George Turner's first-contact story 'Flowering Mandrake,' in which humanity and aliens find they have little in common. In 'The Miocene Arrow Sean McMullen continues his stories in which prehistoric cetaceans take revenge on humanity. In 'Kay and Phil,' Lucy Sussex produces a wonderful vignette of Philip K. Dick in 1961 and the imaginary influences on his cult novel The Man in the High Castle... Fascinating is [Damien Broderick's] short introduction [to 'The Magi'], which tells of his meeting with a prostitute who loves science fiction at a seminar at the Humanities Research Centre at ANU (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.53).

    North Adelaide : Aphelion Publications , 1994
    pg. 139-178
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    y separately published work icon New Adventures in Sci-Fi Sean Williams , Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 1999 Z797676 1999 selected work short story science fiction horror Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 1999 pg. 43-79
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    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Science Fiction Writing : A Fifty Year Collection Rob Gerrand (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2004 Z1160235 2004 anthology short story novella Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2004 pg. 384-419
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    y separately published work icon Magic Dirt : The Best of Sean Williams Sean Williams , Russell B. Farr (editor), Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2008 Z1549726 2008 selected work short story science fiction horror Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2008 pg. 55-88
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