The winners of the Aurealis Awards have just been announced in a ceremony in Canberra on 12th April.
The Aurealis Awards cover Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction and Young Adult fiction. These are the winners of the Science Fiction Awards.
BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL
Peacemaker – Marianne de Pierres (Angry Robot)
Aurora: Meridian – Amanda Bridgeman (Momentum)
Nil By Mouth – LynC (Satalyte)
The White List – Nina D’Aleo (Momentum)
This Shattered World – Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (Allen & Unwin)
Foresight – Graham Storrs (Momentum)
BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORY
“Wine, Women and Stars” -Thoraiya Dyer (Analog Vol CXXXIV nos 1&2 Jan/Feb)
“The Executioner Goes Home” -Deborah Biancotti (Review of Australian Fiction, Vol 11 Issue 6)
“The Glorious Aerybeth” -Jason Fisher (OnSpec, 11 Sep 2014)
“Dellinger” -Charlotte Nash (Use Only As Directed, Peggy Bright Books)
“Happy Go Lucky” -Garth Nix (Kaleidoscope, Twelfth Planet Press)
The Female Factory – Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter (Twelfth Planet Press)
Secret Lives – Rosaleen Love (Twelfth Planet Press)
Angel Dust – Ian McHugh (Ticonderoga Publications)
Difficult Second Album: more stories of Xenobiology, Space Elevators, and Bats Out Of Hell – Simon Petrie (Peggy Bright Books)
The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings – Angela Slatter (Tartarus Press)
Black-Winged Angels – Angela Slatter (Ticonderoga Publications)
Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories – Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios (Eds), (Twelfth Planet Press)
Kisses by Clockwork – Liz Grzyb (Ed) (Ticonderoga Publications)
Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction – Dominica Malcolm (Ed) (Solarwyrm Press)
Reach for Infinity – Jonathan Strahan (Ed) (Solaris Books)
Fearsome Magics – Jonathan Strahan (Ed) (Solaris Books)
Phantazein – Tehani Wessely (Ed) ( FableCroft Publishing)
See here for a full list of winners.
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.