Nov 22, 2011

What power? Bad Power

images (2)That’s right Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti, the fourth in Twelfth Planet Press’ Twelve Planets series has gone to the printers and should be available to salivating TPP fans everywhere very soon.

What is Bad Power?
A collection of 5 linked short tales by one of Australia’s up and coming speculative fiction authors.  The general theme is the use and abuse of power. 
It’s described as “a pocketbook police procedural, set in a world where the victories are only relative, and the defeats are absolute. Bad Power celebrates the worst kind of powers both supernatural and otherwise…”

Ann Vandemeer has called it “appetisingly wicked”.

Who is Deborah Biancotti?
A Sydney based writer who describes herself as a “tired idealist”.  Biancotti’s first published story won an Aurealis Award.  Her first collection of short stories, A book of Endings (also published through TPP) was nominated for a Crawford Award.

What are the Twelve Planets?
The Twelve Planets are twelve boutique collections by some of Australia’s finest female short story writers.
Varied across genre and style, each collection will offer four short stories and a unique glimpse into worlds fashioned by some of our favourite storytellers.

You can buy them via subscription or one off - here

eBook versions are available for International readers and those that prefer digital format (though being a small press these lag behind the paperback release.

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