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Via Concatenation’s Autumnal report we learn that: Germany’s Kurd Lasswitz Award was presented at the Urlaubs-Con Und Meer (2012) in July and the principal winners were: Best Novel: Herr aller Dinge [Master of all Things] by Andreas Eschbach Best Foreign Work: Biokrieg [Biokrieg] by Paolo Bacigalupi Best Translation: Jasper Nicolaisen and Jakob Schmidt, for the […]

Sir Julius Vogel Awards

These are New Zealand’s national fan-voted awards. The winners were announced at ConText in Auckland last weekend. Our thanks to Errol Cavit for the link to the results. Best Novel: (tie) The Heir Of Night, Helen Lowe (Orbit) & The Questing Road, Lyn McConchie (Tor Books) Best Young Adult Novel: Summer Of Dreaming, Lyn McConchie […]

Here are the winners of the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, as announced at Au Contraire in Wellington this evening. Best Novel: Beyond The Wall Of Time, Russell Kirkpatrick Best YA Novel: Brainjack, Brian Falkner Best Novella / Novellete: Wives, Paul Haines Best Short Story (tie): “Corrigan’s Exchange”, Ripley Patton; “The Living Dead Boy”, Grant Stone […]

Sir Julius Vogel Awards Shortlist Announced

From New Zealand comes the announcement of the shortlist for Sir Julius Vogel Awards, the only set of awards named after a Prime Minister who was also a science fiction writer. The full list of nominees for 2010 can be found at the official web site. Here are the Best Novel nominees: Returning, Pat Whitaker […]

Introducing Sir Julius

World SF News has a long post all about the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, including a splendid picture of their rather nice trophy. Hopefully the blog will feature many other international awards in the future.

I’m not sure what time we’ll go live with this because it all depends on how long it takes the hotel to serve the banquet. However, as it is taking place in the middle of the night, US time, I’m not going to be disappointed if we don’t get much of an audience. Sir Julius […]

Sir Julius Vogel Awards Tonight

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards will be presented tonight at Conscription in Auckland, New Zealand. Cheryl will be at the banquet and hopefully there will be some live blogging. The banquet starts at 8:00pm New Zealand time, which is 8:00am in London and midnight in San Francisco. There probably won’t be any actual announcements for […]

RITAs & Golden Hearts

Colleen Lindsay points us at the announcement of the finalists for the RITAs and Golden Heart Awards. These are primarily for romance writing, but there is a category in the RITAs for “paranormal romance”. One of the nominees is Mine to Possess by Nalini Singh, which we noted yesterday as a nominee in the Sir […]

It is time now to turn our attention to New Zealand and the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, the only set of awards named after a Prime Minister who was also a science fiction writer. The full list of nominees for 2009 can be found at the official web site. Here are the Best Novel nominees: […]

Sir Julius Vogel Awards

We had entirely forgotten about one of the conventions taking place over the Easter weekend. The New Zealand National Science Fiction Convention, Conjunction 2008, took place in Wellington, and as a result we have the results of the Sir Julius Vogel Awards. You can find the full listing here. Congratulations as ever to all of […]