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Ditmar Awards

The winners of this year’s Ditmar Awards (Australian, national, fan-voted), presented at Swancon 36 / Natcon 50 in Perth, are:

  • Best Novel: Power and Majesty, Tansy Rayner Roberts (Voyager)
  • Best Novella or Novelette: “The Company Articles of Edward Teach”, Thoraiya Dyer (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Best Short Story: tie: “All the Love in the World”, Cat Sparks (Sprawl, Twelfth Planet Press); “She Said”, Kirstyn McDermott (Scenes From the Second Storey, Morrigan Books)
  • Best Collected Work: Sprawl, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Best Artwork: The Lost Thing short film (Passion Pictures), Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan
  • Best Fan Writer: Alexandra Pierce, for body of work including reviews at Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus
  • Best Fan Artist: Amanda Rainey, for Swancon 36 logo
  • Best Fan Publication: Galactic Suburbia podcast, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Alex Pierce
  • Best Achievement: Alisa Krasnostein, Kathryn Linge, Rachel Holkner, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Tehani Wessely for “Snapshot 2010”
  • Best New Talent: Thoraiya Dyer
  • William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review: Tansy Rayner Roberts, for “A Modern Woman’s Guide to Classic Who”

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