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Sean Williams

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

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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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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