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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.

History and current

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

Published

Forthcoming

Books

In Print

Out of Print

Forthcoming

Awards

Wins

1999

2005

  • Winner TiconderogaOnline. Ditmar Award Fanzine[11]

2007

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

2008

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

Nominations

1998

1999

2000

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

2003

2005

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

2006

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

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