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5 Australian sf writers you should be reading

by Paul

Let’s face it, when you talk about sf it’s all too easy to limit the discussion to the usual suspects: mostly Americans, a few Brits, and the occasional Canadian (who has probably been mistaken for an American). But there’s a whole world of science fiction out there, which can too often slip by unnoticed. True, […]

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Locus Award shortlists

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

Locus has announced the top ten finalists in each category of the Locus Awards. The winners will be announced at the Locus Award Weekend in Seattle in June. The full list of finalists is here, but these are the main science fiction categories: Science Fiction Novel                         […]

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Aurealis Award Winners announced.

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

Australia’s Aurealis Award winners have been announced. The full list of winners is here. The winners in the science fiction categories are:           Best Science Fiction Novel Gemina: Illuminae Files 2, Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Best Science Fiction Novella “Salto Mortal”, Nick T Chan (Lightspeed #73) Best Science Fiction Short Story […]

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Australian SF Awards Shortlists

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

The shortlists have been announced for the Australian SF Awards, also known as the Ditmars. Best Novel              The Grief Hole, Kaaron Warren The Lyre Thief, Jennifer Fallon Squid’s Grief, D.K. Mok Vigil, Angela Slatter The Wizardry of Jewish Women, Gillian Polack Best Novella or Novelette        “All the […]

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Aurealis Awards shortlist

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

Ah, we are well and truly into awards season. Now we have the shortlist for Australia’s Aurealis Awards. There are awards for Children’s fiction, Young Adult fiction, horror, fantasy and graphic novels, so you can find the full shortlist here. These are the science fiction shortlists: BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL          Watershed, Jane Abbott (Penguin […]

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Ditmar Award Winners

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

Australia has two major science fiction awards. The Aurealis Award winners were announced a few days ago, now it’s the turn of the Ditmars, which are voted on by members of the Australian National Science Fiction Convention. The winners were: Best Novel Lament for the Afterlife – Lisa L. Hannett Best Novella or Novelette “Of Sorrow […]

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Awards 2015: Aurealis Awards

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

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 […]

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