Sunday, May 04, 2014

2013 Aurealis Awards

Well that first attempt at posting was something of a disastrous mess. I'm not sure what happened so I've deleted it and I'm trying again.

I've just realised that while I was A-Z blogging I neglected to blog about the 2013 Aurealis Awards so here is the list of winners:

Best Children's Book

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie by Kirsty Murray (Allen & Unwin)

Best Young Adult Short Fiction

By Bone-light by Juliet Marillier (Prickle Moon, Ticonderoga Publications)

Best Young Adult Novel (tie)

These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner (Allen & Unwin)
Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near (Random House Australia)

Best Anthology

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012 Liz Grzyb & Talie Helene (editors) (Ticonderoga Publications)
One Small Step, An Anthology of Discoveries Tehani Wesseley (editor) (FableCroft Publishing)

Best Collection

The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories by Joanne Anderton (Fablecroft Publishing)

Best Illustrated Book or Graphic Novel (tie)

Burger Force by Jackie Ryan (self-published)
The Deep Vol 2: The Vanishing Island by Tom Taylor & James Brouwer (Gestalt Publishing)

Best Horror Short Fiction

The Year of Ancient Ghosts by Kim Wilkins (The Year of Ancient Ghosts, Ticonderoga Publications)

Best Horror Novel

Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near (Random House Australia)

Best Fantasy Short Fiction

The Last Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff (Thomas Dunne Books)

Best Fantasy Novel

A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan (self-published)

Best Science Fiction Short Fiction

Air, Water and the Grove by Kaaron Warren (The Lowest Heaven, Pandemonium Press)

Best Science Fiction Novel

Lexicon by Max Barry (Hachette)

Peter McNamara Convenors' Award For Excellence

Jonathan Strahan

Kris Hembury Encouragement Award

Tristan Savage

Congratulations to all.

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