Aurealis Awards announced – Australia’s judged SF & fantasy awards

The Aurealis Awards, Australia’s judged SF & fantasy awards, have finally posted this year’s winners. Congratulations to you all!

BEST CHILDREN’S BOOK

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie by Kirsty Murray

BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT FICTION

By Bone-light by Juliet Marillier

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL (Tie)

These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

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Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near

BEST ANTHOLOGY (Tie)

The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012 by Liz Grzyb & Talie Helene

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One Small Step, An Anthology Of Discoveries by Tehani Wessely

BEST COLLECTION

The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories by Joanne Anderton

BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOK OR GRAPHIC NOVEL (Tie)

Burger Force by Jackie Ryan

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The Deep Vol. 2: The Vanishing Island by Tom Taylor & James Brouwer

BEST HORROR SHORT FICTION

The Year of Ancient Ghosts by Kim Wilkins

BEST HORROR NOVEL

Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near

BEST FANTASY SHORT FICTION

The Last Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT FICTION

Air, Water and the Grove by Kaaron Warren

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

Lexicon by Max Barry

THE PETER MCNAMARA CONVENORS’ AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Jonathan Strahan

KRIS HEMBURY ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD

Tristan Savage

The full list of finalists are here: Finalists announced.