It was a busy weekend for SFnal awards -- not just on my side of the globe, but Down Under as well, where the Aurealis Awards were announced at a ceremony in Sydney.
It's a long list, but I haven't detected any space limitation for blogs yet, so here they all are:
Best Children’s Fiction (Told Primarily Through Words): Brotherband: The Hunters by John Flanagan (Random House Australia)
Best Children’s Fiction (Told Primarily Through Pictures): Little Elephants by Graeme Base (Viking Penguin)
Best Young Adult Short Story: "The Wisdom Of The Ants" by Thoraiya Dyer (Clarkesworld)
Best Young Adult Novel (Joint Winners):
Dead, Actually by Kaz Delaney (Allen & Unwin)
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin)
Best Illustrated Book / Graphic Novel: Blue by Pat Grant (Top Shelf Comix)
Best Collection: That Book Your Mad Ancestor Wrote by K. J. Bishop (Self-Published)
Best Anthology: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 6 Edited by Jonathan Strahan (Night Shade Books)
Best Horror Short Story: "Sky" by Kaaron Warren (Through Splintered Walls, Twelfth Planet Press)
Best Horror Novel: Perfections by Kirstyn McDermott (Xoum)
Best Fantasy Short Story: "Bajazzle" by Margo Lanagan (Cracklescape, Twelfth Planet Press)
Best Fantasy Novel: Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin)
Best Science Fiction Short Story: "Significant Dust" by Margo Lanagan (Cracklescape, Twelfth Planet Press)
Best Science Fiction Novel: The Rook by Daniel O’Malley (Harper Collins)
Peter Mcnamara Convenors’ Award For Excellence: Kate Eltham
Kris Hembury Encouragement Award: Laura Goodin
Congratulations to all of the winners, particularly to Margo Lanagan, who took a full 25% of the available trophies.
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