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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Sprawl
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'A glimpse into the strange, dark, and often wondrous magics that fill the days and nights of Australia’s dreaming cities and towns.' - from bookstore catalogue

Notes

  • 'Authors/Contributors: Sean Williams, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Stephanie Campisi, Peter Ball, Thoraiya Dyer, Simon Brown, Deborah Biancotti, Kaaron Warren, Dirk Flinthart, Pete Kempshall, Ben Peek, Angela Slatter, Anna Tambour, Barbara Robson, Cat Sparks, L.L. Hannett, Paul Haines, Liz Argall and Matt Hungh.' - from Libraries Australia

Contents

* Contents derived from the Yokine, Stirling area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Twelfth Planet Press , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Parchedi"next time it rains", Sean Williams , 2010 single work poetry (p. 1)
Relentless Adaptations, Tansy Rayner Roberts , 2010 single work short story science fiction (p. 3-15)
How to Select a Durian at Footscray Market, Stephanie Campisi , 2010 single work short story (p. 17-36)
One Saturday Night, with Angel, Peter M. Ball , 2010 single work short story fantasy horror (p. 37-46)
Yowie, Thoraiya Dyer , 2010 single work short story fantasy (p. 47-70)
Sweep, Simon Brown , 2010 single work short story young adult (p. 71-98)
No Going Home, Deborah Biancotti , 2010 single work short story (p. 99-117)
Loss, Kaaron Warren , 2010 single work short story (p. 119-126)
Walker, Dirk Flinthart , 2010 single work short story science fiction fantasy (p. 127-144)
Seed Dreams, Liz Argall , Matt Huynh (illustrator), 2010 single work graphic novel fantasy (p. 145-150)
Signature Walk, Pete Kempshall , 2010 single work short story horror (p. 151)
White Crocodile Jazz, Ben Peek , 2010 single work short story science fiction horror fantasy

The narrator, Tom Tom, and his friend, Bob, work for a mystic named Turner. Tom Tom was picked up as a child by Turner and is mute, while Bob is a Vietnamese man with dwarfism. The two collect animals such as snakes for Turner to use in her mystic business.

When they return home and find Turner murdered, they seek out revenge. Tom Tom undergoes a ritual with the Crocodile Woman, Turner's old friend and fellow mystic. By eating a python's heart, Tom Tom learns in a vision that Turner was unintentionally killed by three people who were high.

(p. 167-186)
Gnawer of the Moon Seeks Summit of Paradise, Anna Tambour , 2010 single work short story fantasy (p. 213-246)
Neighbourhood Watch, Barbara Robson , 2010 single work short story fantasy (p. 247-259)
All the Love in the World, Cat Sparks , 2010 single work short story science fiction (p. 261-283)
Weightless, Lisa L. Hannett , 2010 single work short story fantasy (p. 285-296)
Her Gallant Needs, Paul Haines , 2010 single work short story horror (p. 297-337)
No Going Home, Deborah Biancotti , 2010 single work short story science fiction
Brisneyland by Night, Angela Slatter , 2010 single work short story fantasy

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Alisa Krasnostein , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 58)

— Review of Sprawl 2010 anthology short story
Untitled Alisa Krasnostein , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 58)

— Review of Sprawl 2010 anthology short story
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