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Roadkill (International) assertion single work   novella   fantasy   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Roadkill
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'Roadkill is a squeamishly uncomfortable story with the kind of illicit weekend away that you never want to have.' (From the publisher's website.)

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‘A Crowd at Your Back’ : Fantasy Fandom and Small Press Kim Wilkins , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: Media International Australia , February vol. 170 no. 1 2019; (p. 115-125)
'This article presents a study of a model of textual production that situates genre fiction, specifically fantasy fiction, within its community and industry contexts. I argue that Australian fantasy ‘fandom’ operates in some ways like a research and development space for the literature it consumes, through allowing, enabling and enthusiastically supporting – both ethically and materially – a thriving small press culture. Fandom is known for its passionate investments in texts, and those investments are rarely passive. The fantasy genre community is already oriented towards prosumption, and small presses afford specific opportunities for writers to work in specific ways, enriching and developing their individual craft and the genre as a whole.' (Publication abstract)
‘A Crowd at Your Back’ : Fantasy Fandom and Small Press Kim Wilkins , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: Media International Australia , February vol. 170 no. 1 2019; (p. 115-125)
'This article presents a study of a model of textual production that situates genre fiction, specifically fantasy fiction, within its community and industry contexts. I argue that Australian fantasy ‘fandom’ operates in some ways like a research and development space for the literature it consumes, through allowing, enabling and enthusiastically supporting – both ethically and materially – a thriving small press culture. Fandom is known for its passionate investments in texts, and those investments are rarely passive. The fantasy genre community is already oriented towards prosumption, and small presses afford specific opportunities for writers to work in specific ways, enriching and developing their individual craft and the genre as a whole.' (Publication abstract)
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