Tag Archives: Alisa Krasnostein

The Female Factory

femalefactoryThis is what I spent the best part of yesterday doing: reading over the galley for The Female Factory.

It’s typeset, the cover is under construction, and we’re starting to seek out reviewers.

It’s almost a real thing!

Smile and say “Cheese”: the 2012 Snapshot is here

Time for the Aussie specfic snapshot once again, when brave individuals (Alisa Krasnostein, Kathryn Linge, David McDonald, Helen Merrick, Ian MondJason NahrungAlex PierceTansy Rayner RobertsTehani Wessely and Sean Wright) throw questions at other individuals, who attempt to
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World Fantasy Award Winners!!

Congrats to all the World Fantasy Award winners! Special congrats to Alisa Krasnostein, Queen of Twelfth Planet Press! And thanks to the lovely Dr Tansy for posting this!


Winner: Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor (DAW
Zoo City,
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Twelfth Planet Press will be opening, briefly, for novel submissions! TPP, the punchy indie press is home to Peter M. Ball’s Bleed and Horn, Tansy Rayner Roberts’ Love and Romanpunk, Lucy Sussex’s Thief of Lives … and to editor and publisher Alisa Krasnostein, who is a
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Swancon – Part Deux (or Stop Nagging Me, McDermott)

Part Two

On Friday morning we finally made it to the con proper (as opposed to simply being located in the same city and a bit around the block from it), we schlepped to the Hyatt and registered. There’s always a lovely sensation when you walk into a con hotel and see faces you don’t usually see except for a few
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Aurealis Awards Shortlists are Out

Courtesy of the speedy good graces of Dr Tansy Rayner Roberts, the shortlists have been posted here.

I’m so happy to see so many talented friends on the lists! Includes (obviously) Lisa L Hannett, Kirstyn McDermott, Tansy RR, Trent Jamieson, Marianne De Pierres, Dirk
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Alisa K visits Ecstatic Days

(And is smart enough not to accept raisin danishes from Evil Monkey.)

Alisa Krasnostein is editor and publisher at Twelfth Planet Press, an Australian indie press for fresh, new speculative fiction. She is also Executive Editor of the review website ASif!, member of Not if You Were the Last Short Story on Earth and part of the podcasting team
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Can you keep a secret?

Well, honestly, if the answer is “Yes”, then go away – don’t want your kind here :-).

Because this needs to get out!

Twelfth Planet Press is doing an awesome thing for 2011. 

“Even more awesome than Horn, Siren Beat/Roadkill, Glitter Rose, New Ceres Nights, Sprawl, Robot War Espresso, 2012, Book
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A Writer's Bio

I was interested to see this post over at Twelfth Planet Press http://twelfthplanet.livejournal.com/12338.html on author bios (via Bibliophile Stalker).

Last week I was teaching this in my class, trying to emphasise the importance of having a few standard bios handy – because, trust me, you will be asked for one. Newbie authors say “Oh, but I haven’t had anything published/accepted –
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Word from the Indie Press

Charles Tan, the Bibliophile Stalker (the only good stalker is a bibliophile stalker – no, really) interviews Alisa Krasnostein, Guiding Goddess of Aussie indie Twelfth Planet Press, over here http://charles-tan.blogspot.com/2010/02/interview-alisa-krasnostein.html

Writers who want to be informed will read this … take responsibility for your career and expand your knowledge of the industry!