Item: A copy of “Australis Imaginarium”
Book Information: Boasting original cover art by Shaun Tan and containing twelve all-Australian, award-winning stories by some of the island continent’s finest speculative fiction writers, Australis Imaginarium challenges you to reconsider what you think you know about Australia and its inhabitants, old and new. Australis Imaginarium collects work from across the past two decades, showcasing Australian storytelling at its very best.
“Once a Month, on a Sunday” by Ian McHugh
“Night Heron’s Curse” by Thoraiya Dyer
“Hunter of Darkness, Hunter of Light” by Michael Pryor
“A Pig’s Whisper” by Margo Lanagan
“Stealing Free” by Deborah Biancotti
“Suffer the Little Children” by Rowena Cory Daniells
“Virgin Jackson” by Marianne de Pierres
“The Claws of Native Ghosts” by Lee Battersby
“The Jacaranda Wife” by Angela Slatter
“The Dark Under the Skin” by Dirk Strasser
“Red Ochre” by Lucy Sussex
“Passing the Bone” by Sean Williams
Brief Bio: FableCroft Publishing is an independent press dedicated to the future of speculative fiction in Australia.
The creation of Australian editor Tehani Wessely, FableCroft has a charter to promote new and established authors and artists in the speculative fiction field, as well as the broad genre as a whole.