2014 Ditmar Awards shortlist announced

Congratulations to all those included in the 2014 Ditmar Awards shortlist.

Thanks to the awesome people at Continuum, this post now has links to shortlisted works!

The Ditmar Awards are Australia’s people’s choice awards for science fiction and fantasy. Here are some useful links in case you’re interested:

The ballot includes a “No Award” option in each category:

Best Novel
Best Novella or Novelette
Best Short Story
Best Collected Work
Best Artwork
  • Cover art, Eleanor Clarke, for The Back of the Back of Beyond by Edwina Harvey (Peggy Bright Books)
  • Illustrations, Kathleen Jennings, for Eclipse Online (Nightshade Books)
  • Cover art, Shauna O’Meara, for Next edited by Simon Petrie and Rob Porteous (CSFG Publishing)
  • Cover art, Cat Sparks, for The Bride Price by Cat Sparks (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Rules of Summer, Shaun Tan (Hachette Australia)
  • Cover art, Pia Ravenari, for Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier (Ticonderoga Publications)
Best Fan Writer
Best Fan Artist
Best Fan Publication in Any Medium
Best New Talent
William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review

The awards will be presented at the 2014 Australian National SF Convention, Continuum 10 in Melbourne on the weekend of June 7-8.

Congratulations to all those shortlisted for the 2014 Ditmar Awards.

And a huge THANK YOU to everyone who nominated Dark Matter Zine and Nalini Haynes.