The Aurealis Awards for Australia’s best science fiction, fantasy and horror writers have been announced.
The science fiction winners are:
Best Science Fiction Novel:
Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Allen & Unwin)
Best Science Fiction Novella:
“By Frogsled and Lizardback to Outcast Venusian Lepers”, Garth Nix (Old Venus, Random House)
Best Science Fiction Short Story:
“All the Wrong Places”, Sean Williams (Meeting Infinity, Solaris)
The full list of winners is here.
From Nebula and Hugo Award–nominated Carolyn Ives Gilman comes Dark Orbit, a compelling novel featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder.
Reports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is assembled to investigate this world, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to keep an eye on an unstable crewmate.