WINNERS ANNOUNCED: 2012 AUREALIS AWARDS!
Winners of the 2012 Aurealis Awards were announced at a lively and spectacular evening ceremony, Saturday 18 May 2013 at The Independent Theatre in North Sydney.
Author Scott Westerfeld was Master of Ceremonies and the night included a special screening of a short film by well-known artist Nick
Stathopoulos and director Ryan Cauchi, "It Grows".
This is the third and last year of running the
Aurealis Awards for SpecFaction NSW. Conflux Inc. will host the 2013 Aurealis Awards in Canberra.
NOTE: Applications are also now open for the 2013 Awards Judging Panels.
2012 Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced!
SpecFaction NSW, the organising body for the Aurealis Awards, are delighted to announce the finalists for 2012 in Australia’s premier awards for speculative fiction.
In another year of high standards, nearly 750 entries were received, with a record number of entries in most of the thirteen award categories.
The 2012 Aurealis Awards, are for works of speculative fiction written by an Australian citizen, or permanent resident, and published for the first time between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2012.
Nominations for the Peter McNamara Convenors' Award for Excellence closed on 31 December 2012. This award is for achievement in speculative fiction or related areas. It may take into account a body of work over a number of years; it can also be for a work of non-fiction, artwork, electronic or multimedia work, film or TV that brings credit or attention to the speculative fiction genres.
Contact the 2012 Awards convenor: Chris Barnes
Hosts of the Aurealis Awards 2010, 2011 & 2012
Read the complete list of winning titles for the 2011 Aurealis Awards here.