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Marlee Jane Ward is a writer, reader and weirdo from Melbourne, Australia. Her short fiction is published at Interfictions, Terraform, Apex, The Sockdolager, Aurealis, Mad Scientist Journal, Slink Chunk Press, Feminartsy and the In Your Face, Hear Me Roar, Kindred and Best Summer Stories anthologies. Her non-fiction can be found at Overland, Kill Your Darlings, Writers Bloc, Going Down Swinging and more. Her debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorp, won Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3 and the 2016 Victorian Premiers Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction. The sequel, Psynode, was released in May of 2017 and was shortlisted for best YA novel in the 2018 Aurealis Awards. The third and final book in the series is due out in April, 2019. Marlee likes dreaming of the future, cats, and making a spectacle of herself
Published Aug 29, 2019 · 4,065 words (15 minutes) · 4 likes · 299 views
When Diana starts to phase-shift every time she daydreams, she’s taken off assignment and sent to a hospital for time travelers with the chain-smoking faux-French Fabienne. After a lifetime of avoiding the present, she’ll need to decide if she can embrace the here-and-now.
Author Marlee Jane Ward hails from Melbourne, and her work has appeared in Terraform, Apex, The Sockdolager, and many more.
Published Jul 25, 2019 · 5,157 words (19 minutes) · 4 likes · 525 views
The beasts that changed the world came just before Georgia was born. Her family’s struggles to survive haunt them still — but, years later, a taboo birthday celebration might be enough to keep hope alive.
Author Marlee Jane Ward lives in Melbourne, Australia, and her work has appeared in Interfictions, Terraform, Apex, and more. The final installment in her award-winning Orphancorp trilogy is now available from Brio Books.