Nominations for the 2012 Aurealis Awards are now open. You can read the full press release here. Thanks to File 770 for the heads up
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Fantasy Novel: Ember and Ash, by Pamela Freeman Fantasy Short Story: “Fruit of the Pipal Tree,” by Thoraiya Dyer Science Fiction Novel: The Courier’s New Bicycle, by Kim Westwood Science Fiction Short Story: “Rains of la Strange,” by Robert N Stephenson Horror Novel: No award was presented in this category. Horror Short Story (tie): “The Past is [...]
Australia’s juried prizes, the Aurealis Awards, were handed out at a gala ceremony in Sydney yesterday. We tweeted the winner, but here they are in full: Best Science Fiction Novel: Transformation Space, Marianne de Pierres Best Science Fiction Short Story: “The Heart of a Mouse”, K.J. Bishop Best Fantasy Novel: Power and Majesty, Tansy Rayner [...]
A little later that usual, the Aurealis Award nominees for 2011 have been announced. Here are the various novel categories. Horror After the World: Gravesend, Jason Fischer (Black House Comics) Death Most Definite, Trent Jamieson (Orbit) Madigan Mine, Kirstyn McDermott (Pan Macmillan) Fantasy The Silence of Medair, Andrea K Höst (self published) Death Most Definite, [...]
The Aurealis Awards were presented at a ceremony is Brisbane this evening (Australian time). We followed the ceremony live on Twitter, but for those of you who were asleep then or otherwise don’t have access to that medium, the full list of winners can be found here. Our thanks to Fantastic Queensland for the excellent [...]
The finalists for the 2010 Aurealis Awards (Australia’s juried awards) have been announced. You can find the full list here. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Brisbane on Saturday 23 January 2010.
The 2009 Aurealis Awards results were announced live on their own Twitter feed, which may be a first for an SF award. It makes it rather less easy for us to copy and paste, but here goes: Peter McNamara Convenors’ Award for Excellence: Jack Dann Best Science Fiction Novel: Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait, K A [...]
We all know that Australia starts the day before the rest of us, but they start the year early too. The nominees for the 2009 Aurealis Awards (for works published in 2008-ish) have been announced. You can find the full list of nominees here. Update: Thanks to Glenda for dealing with the fogged brains here. [...]
Johnathan Strahan alerts us to a number of changes in the Aurealis Awards. The most significant changes are as follows: The “Golden Aurealis” categories have been dropped There is a new category for Best Illustrated Book/Graphic Novel There is a new category for Best Collection/Anthology These seem likely to make most people happy, but the [...]
Not content with starting the day before anyone else, out friends in Australia start the award year before anyone else. Here are the winners: Best science fiction novel: David Kowalski, The Company of the Dead, Pan Macmillan Best science fiction short story: Cat Sparks, “Hollywood Roadkill”, On Spec #69 Best fantasy novel: Lian Hearn, Heaven’s [...]
From SF Scope we discover that Orbit Books’ Australian office will be sponsoring the Aurealis Awards. Good news for our Aussie friends. Wish we could go to the awards ceremony.