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Aurealis #107
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a showcase for the latest science fiction and fantasy from around the globe. Each issue features new fiction from emerging and established writers as well as news and reviews, and up to the minute non fiction related to the speculative fiction genre.
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quality speculative fiction featuring new work from around the world. Each issue has great new fiction, reviews and articles of interest to readers, writers and, well just about everybody. You can subscribe to Aurealis by visiting our website at www.aurealis.com.au. We are on Facebook too!
Aurealis #100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis has reached a milestone very few science fiction and fantasy magazines reach. This is our hundredth issue. We have gone back and contacted everyone who appeared in Aurealis #1 in 1990 and asked them for a new story. Strap yourself in and get ready to be blasted into a strange place that is somehow both the past and the future.
Mindful Things: Tales from a Tilted World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A collection of short stories and short-shorts featuring women who aren’t content to accept fate and challenge perceptions of justice, punishment, immortality, love, and death. In worlds where power falls into the wrong hands and the laws governing the world have been rewritten, ordinary people become heroines, beasts are not always the monsters, and sometimes the right thing is very, very wrong.
Aurealis #103
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a speculative fiction magazine that has been published continuously for over 25 years. Aurealis is published ten times a year and features new fiction, non fiction, humour and reviews that will appeal to all lovers of Science fiction and Fantasy.
Not So Secret Origins
Series: Box Sets. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This “box set” book contains the teaser stories from the Wizard of New Town, Life of Ace Journeyman, and Dogboy Reborn series. Find out how it all began for Max, Ace, and Joe.
The Next Three 'Things I Could Get Out of My Mind'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,370. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
18 speculative short-fictions, including: Bugging Out The Unreliability of the Mature Mind My Brother’s Keeper The Black Spot Flee Markets Canabis alienus ‘alien dope’ Mutiny on the Star-Bound Reconcilable Differences New Antiques Dead End Jobs The Re-Entanglement of Grant Decker Anti-Social The Red Barrens Dempsey’s Debut Look Both Ways The Final Ending? Close Enough The Wolves Will Come
Gaslandia: A Dieselpunk Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gaslandia: A Dieselpunk Anthology is the inaugural volume of the Subterranean Anthology Series featuring ten retro-futuristic short stories that cut across time and space. WARNING: Contains racial and ethnic slurs (ex. r*dskin and g*psy), genocidal imperialism, and ableism.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2018)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First launched in January 2009, The Bards and Sages Quarterly is a celebration of short speculative fiction. Each issue brings readers a vibrant collection of speculative works from both new and established writers. Our goal remains the same today as when we began: to create a showcase in which to introduce readers to amazing voices they might have otherwise missed.
Aurealis #101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis features Allan Chen’s taut ‘A Cold Heart’ which depicts a brutal order of monster killers who are more hired assassins than mythic heroes, Adam J Limbert’s unsettling ‘Carbon Copy’ which taps into classic SF themes of doppelgÓ“ngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
There Are No Stories About the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of eight short stories that center indigenous women and teachings in various kinds of futures. Individual stories include time travel, dystopia, invasion, and resistance and address issues of grief, loneliness, love, solidarity, and transformation.
Ecopunk!: Speculative Tales Of Radical Futures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
19 stories of meteorological, agricultural and biological technologies, alternative histories, arcologies and communes, beauty in flooded cities, innovations in cross-continental travel, animals on the verge of extinction, androids, reality tv, new food, environmental refugees, the divide between humans and animals, and friendship, family and love.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
Accessing the Future
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fifteen stories and nine independent illustrations tell beautiful, speculative stories of disability and mental illness in the future. Teeming with space pirates, battle robots, interstellar travel and genetically engineered creatures, every story and image is a quality, crafted work of science fiction in its own right, as thrilling and fascinating as it is worthy and important.