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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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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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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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Aurealis Award Winners

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

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 […]

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Aurealis Awards

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

And the awards are coming thick and fast now. The shortlists for Australia’s Aurealis Awards have been announced. These awards have separate categories for horror, fantasy, children’s fiction and science fiction. You can see the full lists here. But for now, these are the shortlists for the science fiction categories: BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL Crossed, […]

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What’s wrong with the Hugos

by Paul

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Okay, I admit, I’ve been putting this off. Frankly I’m getting tired of the whole Hugo kerfuffle. Right now, no-one on either side is exactly covering themselves with glory. The whole mess has become a competition to see who can become most outraged at the least thing. It is not helped by the fact that […]

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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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Awards 2015

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

We start this blog right in the middle of the awards season. So we’re going to start with a few posts to catch up with the state of the sf awards so far. To date, we’ve had winners or shortlists announced for: Arthur C. Clarke Award, shortlist announced. Aurealis Awards, winners announced. BSFA Awards, winners […]

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