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Significant Dust single work   short story   horror   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Significant Dust
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

A young woman who, in a playful accident years earlier, paralysed her sister takes her grief and regret out to a roadhouse on the Nullarbor Plain, where she encounters a man who, impossibly, sloughs black dust from his body.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability Paraplegia (from a fall).
    Type of character Secondary.
    Point of view Unconfirmed.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Cracklescape Margo Lanagan , Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2012 Z1884106 2012 selected work short story fantasy horror A presence haunts an old dresser in an inner-city share house. Shining sun-people lure children from their carefree beachside lives. Sheela-na-gigs colonise a middle-aged man's outer and inner worlds. A girl with a heavy conscience seeks relief in exile on the Treeless Plain. These stories from four-time World Fantasy Award winner Margo Lanagan are all set in Australia, a myth-soaked landscape both stubbornly inscrutable and crisscrossed by interlopers' dreamings. Explore four littoral and liminal worlds, a-crackle with fears and possibilities. --Cover blurb. Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2012 pg. 71-104
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year : Volume Seven Jonathan Strahan (editor), San Francisco : Night Shade Books , 2013 6412588 2013 anthology short story fantasy science fiction San Francisco : Night Shade Books , 2013 pg. 589-608
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Focus 2012 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction Tehani Croft (editor), Rockingham : FableCroft Publishing , 2013 7050350 2013 anthology short story fantasy horror Rockingham : FableCroft Publishing , 2013
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