2017 Sir Julius Vogel Award Nominees

Finalists for the 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Award have been announced by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ). Winners will be selected by members of SFFANZ and LexiCon 2017, and honored at the convention, June 2-4, 2017 at the Suncourt Hotel Taupō, New Zealand.

Best Novel

Best Youth Novel

Best Novella / Novelette

Best Short Story

Best Collected Work

Best Professional Artwork

Best Professional Production / Publication

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • AFK: The Webseries: “ZERG”
  • Chronesthesia, Hayden J. Weal & Simeon Duncombe
  • This Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy, Andrew Beszant & Christian Nicholson (Little Hero Productions)

Best Fan Production / Publication

  • Novazine
  • Phoenixine
  • Summer Star Trek: Mirror, Mirror

Best Fan Writing

  • “Food and Horror” column, Octavia Cade (Book Smugglers)
  • “SITREP”, Alex Lindsay (Phoenxine)
  • Jacqui Smith, contributions to Novazine

Best Fan Artist

  • Keith Smith, contributions to Novazine

Best New Talent

  • Eileen Mueller
  • Richard Parry
  • Laya Rose
  • Darian Smith

Services to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

  • Lee Murray

Services to Fandom

  • Jan Butterworth
  • Lynelle Howell