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Ticonderoga Publications
File:TP-Logo-Black-web-100px.jpg
Status active
Founded 1996
Founder Russell B. Farr
Country of origin 22x20px Australia
Headquarters location Greenwood, Western Australia
Fiction genres Speculative fiction
Official website ticonderogapublications.com

Ticonderoga Publications is an Australian independent publishing house founded by Russell B. Farr in 1996 and now run by Farr[1] and Liz Grzyb. The publisher specialises in collections of science fiction short stories.

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History

Ticonderoga Publications was founded Russell B. Farr in 1996. The publisher initially specialised in collections of science fiction short stories. Between 1996 and 1999, Ticonderoga Press published collections by Steven Utley, Sean Williams, Stephen Dedman and other writers.

Co-partner in Ticonderoga Publications is editor Liz Grzyb.

Publishing activities were suspended in 1999, with the editor concentrating on his TiconderogaOnline webzine instead.

In 2005, Ticonderoga Press announced 2 new anthologies, to be released in late 2006-early 2007. In 2006 Ticonderoga Publications published Troy, a collection by Simon Brown.[2]

In 2007 TP published the Ditmar award winning Fantastic Wonder Stories, edited by Russell B. Farr.

TP have published several anthologies, including The Workers' Paradise (2007)[3] edited by Russell B. Farr and Nick Evans, Australia's first SF anthology to explore the future of work; Scary Kisses (2010) edited by Liz Grzyb, Australia's first paranormal romance anthology[4]; and Belong (2010) edited by Russell B. Farr, 23 stories of interstellar immigration with writers from Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, USA, UK and New Zealand.

In 2008 Ticonderoga Publications published Magic Dirt: the best of Sean Williams, winner of the inaugural Aurealis Award for Best Collection.

In 2010 TP announced the forthcoming publication of The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror series, to be edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene.

Authors

(Links in this section are to articles on Wikipedia.)

Published

Forthcoming

Books

1996

1997

1998

1999

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (hardcover and trade paperback)

Forthcoming

  • Aurum, edited by Russell B. Farr
  • Ecopunk - speculative tales of radical futures, edited by Liz Grzyb and Cat Sparks
  • The Silver Well, by Kate Forsyth and Kim Wilkins

Awards

Wins

1999

  • New Adventures in Sci-Fi, Sean Williams. Winner Ditmar Award Collected Work[8]
  • "Atrax", Sean Williams and Simon Brown. Winner Aurealis Award Horror Short Story[9]
  • Antique Futures: The Best of Terry Dowling. Winner Aurealis Award Convenor's Award (TP was part of MP Books)[10]

2005

  • TiconderogaOnline. Winner Ditmar Award Fanzine[11]

2007

  • Fantastic Wonder Stories, edited by Russell B. Farr. Winner Ditmar Award Collected Work[12]
  • "A Scar for Leida", Deborah Biancotti. Winner Aurealis Award YA Short Story[13]

2008

  • Magic Dirt: the Best of Sean Williams. Winner Aurealis Award Collection[14]

2010

  • The Girl With No Hands: and other tales, Angela Slatter. Winner Aurealis Award Collection

2011

  • Bluegrass Symphony, Lisa L. Hannett. Winner Aurealis Award Collection

2012

  • The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene. Winner Tin Duck Award Best WA Professional Production.
  • Russell B. Farr. Winner Chandler Award
  • Cover art for Midnight and Moonshine, Kathleen Jennings. Winner Ditmar Award Artwork

2013

  • "Scarp", Cat Sparks, in The Bride Price. Winner Ditmar Award Short Story
  • The Bride Price, Cat Sparks, edited by Russell B. Farr. Winner Ditmar Award Collected Work
  • "The Year of Ancient Ghosts", Kim Wilkins, in The Year of Ancient Ghosts. Winner Aurealis Award Horror Short Story
  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2012, Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (eds). Winner Aurealis Award Anthology.
  • "By Bone-Light", Juliet Marillier, in Prickle Moon. Winner Aurealis Award Young Adult Short Story.

2015

  • Bloodlines, Amanda Pillar (ed.) Winner Aurealis Award Anthology
  • "A Hedge of Yellow Roses", Kathleen Jennings, in Hear Me Roar. Winner Ditmar Award Short Story

Nominations

1998

  • Cannibals of the Fine Light cover, Emma Barber. Nominee Ditmar Award Professional Artwork
  • A View Before Dying cover, Emma Barber. Nominee Ditmar Award Professional Artwork

1999

  • The Lady of Situations, Stephen Dedman. Nominee Ditmar Award Collected Work

2000

  • "A Sentiment Open to Doubt", Stephen Dedman. Nominee Aurealis Award Horror Short Story

2003

  • No Award. Nominee Ditmar Award Fanzine

2005

  • "Summa Seltzer Missive", Deborah Biancotti. Nominee Ditmar Award Short Story
  • "Macciato Lane", Cat Sparks. Nominee Aurealis Award Horror Short Story

2006

  • Russell B Farr. Nominee Ditmar Award Professional Achievement

2007

  • The Workers' Paradise, edited by Russell B. Farr and Nick Evans. Nominee Ditmar Award Collected Work
  • "Yamabushi Kaidan and the Smoke Dragon", Shane Jiraiya Cummings. Nominee Ditmar Award Novella
  • "His Lipstick Minx", Kaaron Warren. Nominee Ditmar Award Short Story
  • "A Scar for Leida", Deborah Biancotti. Nominee Ditmar Award Short Story
  • The Workers' Paradise cover, Amanda Rainey. Nominee Ditmar Award Artwork
  • "Arctica", Cat Sparks. Nominee Aurealis Award SF Short Story
  • "Lonely as Life", Simon Brown. Nominee Aurealis Award SF Short Story
  • "Cast Off", Tracey Rolfe. Nominee Aurealis Award YA Short Story
  • "Yamabushi Kaidan and the Smoke Dragon", Shane Jiraiya Cummings. Nominee Aurealis Award YA Short Story
  • Russell B Farr. Nominee Ditmar Award Professional Achievement

2010

  • "Bread and Circuses", Felicity Dowker. Nominee Ditmar Award Short Story
  • "The February Dragon", Angela Slatter and L.L. Hannett. Nominee Ditmar Award Short Story.
  • Cover design for The Girl With No Hands and Other Tales, Lisa L. Hannett. Nominee Ditmar Award Achievement
  • Cover design for Scary Kisses, Amanda Rainey. Nominee Ditmar Award Achievement
  • Dead Sea Fruit, Kaaron Warren. Nominee Aurealis Award Collection
  • "The February Dragon", Angela Slatter and L.L. Hannett. Nominee Aurealis Award Fantasy Short Story
  • "Border Crossing", Penelope Love. Nominee Aurealis Award Science Fiction Short Story
  • Scary Kisses, edited by Liz Grzyb. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Edited Publication[15]
  • The Girl With No Hands and other tales by Angela Slatter. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Long Fiction[16]
  • "Bread and Circuses" by Felicity Dowker. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Short Fiction[17]

2011

  • "The Dark Night of Anton Weiss", D.C. White, in More Scary Kisses. Nominee Aurealis Award Fantasy Short Story
  • "The Short Go: A Future in Eight Seconds", Lisa L. Hannett, in Bluegrass Symphony. Nominee Aurealis Award Horror Short Story
  • Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2010, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene. Nominee Aurealis Award Anthology
  • "From the Teeth of Strange Children", Lisa L. Hannett, in Bluegrass Symphony. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Long Fiction
  • "The Sea at Night", Joanne Anderton, in Dead Red Heart. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Short Fiction
  • "Taking It for the Team", Tracie McBride, in Dead Red Heart. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Short Fiction
  • More Scary Kisses, Liz Grzyb (ed). Finalist Australian Shadows Award Edited Publication
  • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (ed). Finalist Australian Shadows Award Edited Publication
  • Bluegrass Symphony, Lisa L. Hannett. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Collection
  • Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies, Lucy Sussex. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Collection

2012

  • Bread and Circuses, Felicity Dowker. Nominee Tin Duck Award Best WA Professional Production.
  • Damnation and Dames, edited by Liz Grzyb and Amanda Pillar. Nominee Tin Duck Award Best WA Professional Production.
  • Midnight and Moonshine, Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter. Nominee Tin Duck Award Best WA Professional Production.
  • The 400-Million Year Itch, Steven Utley. Nominee Tin Duck Award Best WA Professional Production.
  • "Sanaa's Army" by Joanne Anderton, in Bloodstones. Nominee Ditmar Award Short Story
  • Midnight and Moonshine, Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter. Nominee Ditmar Award Collected Work
  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene. Nominee Ditmar Award Collected Work
  • "Beyond Winter’s Shadow", Greg Mellor, in Wild Chrome. Finalist Aurealis Award Science Fiction Short Story
  • "The Trouble With Memes", Greg Mellor, in Wild Chrome. Finalist Aurealis Award Science Fiction Short Story
  • "Sanaa's Army" by Joanne Anderton, in Bloodstones. Finalist Aurealis Award Fantasy Short Story
  • "Sanaa's Army" by Joanne Anderton, in Bloodstones. Finalist Aurealis Award Horror Short Story
  • "To Wish On A Clockwork Heart", Felicity Dowker, in Bread and Circuses. Finalist Aurealis Award Horror Short Story
  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2011, Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (eds). Finalist Aurealis Award Anthology
  • Bloodstones, Amanda Pillar (ed). Finalist Aurealis Award Anthology
  • Midnight and Moonshine, Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter. Finalist Aurealis Award Collection
  • "To Wish On A Clockwork Heart", Felicity Dowker, in Bread and Circuses. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Short Fiction
  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2011, Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (eds). Finalist Australian Shadows Award Edited Publication
  • Bread and Circuses, Felicity Dowker. Finalist Australian Shadows Award Collection

2013

  • "Prickle Moon", Juliet Marillier, in Prickle Moon. Nominee Ditmar Award Novella or Novelette
  • "The Year of Ancient Ghosts", Kim Wilkins, in The Year of Ancient Ghosts. Nominee Ditmar Award Novella or Novelette
  • "By Bone-Light", Juliet Marillier, in Prickle Moon. Nominee Ditmar Award Novella or Novelette
  • Cover art, Cat Sparks, for The Bride Price by Cat Sparks. Nominee Ditmar Award Artwork
  • Cover art, Pia Ravenari, for Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier. Nominee Ditmar Award Artwork
  • "The Year of Ancient Ghosts", Kim Wilkins, in The Year of Ancient Ghosts. Finalist Aurealis Award Fantasy Short Story
  • Dreaming of Djinn, Liz Grzyb (ed). Finalist Aurealis Award Anthology.
  • The Bride Price, Cat Sparks. Finalist Aurealis Award Collection.
  • The Year of Ancient Ghosts, Kim Wilkins. Finalist Aurealis Award Collection.

2014

  • "Escapement", Stephanie Gunn, in Kisses by Clockwork. Nominee Ditmar Award Novella or Novelette
  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene. Nominee Ditmar Award Collected Work
  • Illustrations, Kathleen Jennings, in Black-Winged Angels, Nominee Ditmar Award Artwork
  • Kisses by Clockwork, Liz Grzyb (ed). Finalist Aurealis Award Anthology
  • Angel Dust, Ian McHugh. Finalist Aurealis Award Collection
  • Black-Winged Angels, Angela Slatter. Finalist Aurealis Award Collection

2015

  • "Blueblood”, Faith Mudge, in Hear Me Roar. Finalist Aurealis Award Young Adult Short Story
  • "Blueblood”, Faith Mudge, in Hear Me Roar. Finalist Aurealis Award Fantasy Short Story
  • "Broken Glass", Stephanie Gunn, in Hear Me Roar, Finalist Aurealis Award Fantasy Novella
  • "The Flowers that Bloom Where Blood Touches the Earth", Stephanie Gunn, in Bloodlines. Finalist Aurealis Award Fantasy Novella
  • The Finest Ass in the Universe, Anna Tambour. Finalist Aurealis Award Collection
  • The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014, Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (eds.). Finalist Aurealis Award Anthology
  • Bloodlines, Amanda Pillar (ed.). Nominee Ditmar Award Collected Work
  • Cover art for Bloodlines, Kathleen Jennings. Nominee Ditmar Award Artwork

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