Highway Bodies – coming Feb 2019
Who will you rely on in the zombie apocalypse?
Members of a band wield weapons instead of instruments.
A pair of siblings find there’s only so much you can joke about, when the menace is this strong.
And a couple find depth among the chaos.
Highway Bodies is a unique zombie apocalypse story featuring a range of queer and gender non-conforming teens who have lost their families and friends and can only rely upon each other.
Ida struggles more than other young people to work this out. She can shift between parallel universes, allowing her to follow alternative paths.
One day Ida sees a shadowy, see-through doppelganger of herself on the train. She starts to wonder if she’s actually in control of her ability, and whether there are effects far beyond what she’s considered.
Winner of the Vic Premier’s People’s Choice award 2018
Shortlisted for the Aurealis awards 2017
Longlisted for the Gold Inky Award 2018
We Go Forward
Less Than Three Press
Christie travels to run, to forget. She has no place to call home, but desperately wishes she did.
Roslyn has never been overseas and fears getting stuck in one place. If she’s never left Melbourne, how does she know that’s home?
A crossing of paths in Berlin, wine, and wifi leads to the two traveling together, and as they travel the two find some things they were looking for, and maybe something they weren’t… (that thing is friendship.)
Long Macchiatos and Monsters
Less Than Three Press
Jalen, lover of B-grade sci-fi movies, meets the far-too-handsome P in a cafe while deciding whether or not to skip uni again. When P invites them along to a double feature of Robot Monster and Cat Women of the Moon, Jalen can hardly believe that hot boys like bad sci-fi, too. But as their relationship progresses, Jalen realizes P leaves them wondering if they’re on the same page about what dating means, and if that’s what they’re doing.
(these are all free to read at the links below)
Concrete Queers 7: spec fic
The news has been saying soon we’ll be having children who have never touched the ground, who will never see soil. Everyone wants to be a sky-person now, it’s the cool thing.
The Tiger is a Metaphor
Slink Chunk Press
Lux wakes up one morning to discover that a tiger has appeared in ver kitchen.
A girl without a heart finds a girl who can turn into a wolf in the middle of a forest that has appeared in Fitzroy.
One cousin convinces the other that they should go down to the riverbank to look for faeries.
The seasons are all sisters, and they can all never meet.
Met her when she was tryina steal the knives in the kitchen.
I have a Patreon where you can pledge and then read short stories I post. The minimum is $1 a story, if you want to check it out: patreon.com/alisonevans. I also have an Etsy shop where you can buy my zines.
Winning as a non-binary person
The Saturday Paper
Writing myself into existence
Australian Gothic by Pilcrow Press