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Some thoughts on the Hugo results

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

Two things jump out at you when you look at this year’s Hugo results. First: Practically all the winners were women. All the individual winners were women, and the group winners (Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda for Best Graphic Story; Lynne M. Thomas, Michael Damien Thomas, Michi Trota, Julia Rios, Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky […]

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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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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: Ditmar Awards

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

The Ditmar Awards are the Australian achievement awards for science fiction, fantasy and horror. The 2015 winners were announced at Swancon 40, the Australian National SF Convention on 5th April. The winners were: Best Novel (tie) The Lascar’s Dagger – Glenda Larke (Hachette) Thief’s Magic – Trudi Canavan (Hachette Australia) Best Novella or Novelette  “The Legend Trap” by Sean Williams, […]

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