Winners of the Aurealis Awards 2011 Announced
The winners of the Aurealis Awards 2011 have been announced.
The winners of the 2011 Aurealis Awards for the best of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror were announced over the weekend in Sydney, with Pamela Freeman and Kim Westwood taking out the prizes for best Fantasy and Science Fiction novels respectively.
The full list of winners is as follows - congrats all!
Ember and Ash by Pamela Freeman
Fantasy Short Story
‘Fruit of the Pipal Tree’ by Thoraiya Dyer (After the Rain)
Science Fiction Novel
The Courier’s New Bicycle by Kim Westwood
Science Fiction Short Story
‘Rains of la Strange’ by Robert N Stephenson (Anywhere but Earth
Illustrated Book/Graphic Novel
Hidden by Mirranda Burton
The Deep: Here be Dragons by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer (illus)
Young Adult Novel
Only Ever Always by Penni Russon
Young Adult Short Story
‘Nation of the Night’ by Sue Isle (Nightsiders)
(told primarily through words)
City of Lies by Lian Tanner
(told primarily through pictures)
Sounds Spooky by Christopher Cheng and Sarah Davis (illus)
Bluegrass Symphony by Lisa L. Hannett
Ghosts by Gaslight Jack Dann and Nick Gevers (eds)
No shortlist or winning novel this year
Horror Short Story
‘The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt’ by Paul Haines (The Last Days of Kali Yuga)
‘The Short Go: A Future in Eight Seconds’ by Lisa L. Hannett (Bluegrass Symphony)
Peter McNamara Convenors’ Award
Galactic Suburbia podcast – Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Andrew Finch (producer)
Kris Hembury Encouragement Award
Emily Craven of Adelaide
The Shattered City
She could hear that laughter again, and for a moment Velody was confused, not sure which dead man was mocking her. Velody now holds the leadership of the Creature Court. The unsteady alliances within the Court are beginning to...
Ember and Ash
Two peoples have been fighting over the same land for a thousand years. Invaders crushed the original inhabitants, and ancient powers have reluctantly given way to newer magics. But Ember was to change all this with a wedding to...
The Undivided are divided. The psychic twins Ronan and Darragh have been separated by a traitor Druid, Amergin, who has thrown Ronan through a rift into another reality. Ttime is running out for Darragh. If Ronan isn't found soon,...
Only Ever Always
Only Ever Always is a beautifully crafted and emotionally intense novel that teases out the intriguing idea of the line between self and the material world.
Sisters Tally and Grace have always dreamed of moving to the city. Yet neither of them ever expected to be living there broke, homeless and alone as happens when they become separated after an accident. The city, dominated by...
Keri, Janna and Sione have two things in common: they each have an older brother who committed suicide. And they each have a connection with Summerton. As the three teenagers delve deeper into the mystery they uncover secrets that...
Since her breakdown last year, Olive has become the school loner, so she can only watch as new girl Miranda latches on to her old best friend, class queen bee Katie. Soon Miranda is talking like Katie, dressing like Katie - even...