2017 Aurealis Awards Finalists

The 2017 Aurealis Awards shortlist, recognizing the best in Australian speculative fiction, has been announced.

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORY

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

BEST FANTASY NOVELLA

BEST FANTASY SHORT STORY

  • “Hamelin’s Graves”, Freya Marske (Andromeda Spaceways #69)
  • “The Curse is Come Upon Me, Cried”, Tansy Rayner Roberts (Please Look After This Angel & Other Winged Stories)
  • “The Little Mermaid, in Passing”, Angela Slatter (Review of Australian Fiction #147)
  • “Duplicity”, J. Ashley Smith (Dimension6 #11)
  • “The Rainmaker Goddess, Hallowed Shaz”, Marlee Jane Ward (Feminartsy 4/6/17)
  • “Oona Underground”, Lili Wilkinson (Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology)

BEST HORROR NOVEL

BEST HORROR NOVELLA

BEST HORROR SHORT STORY

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY

BEST CHILDREN’S FICTION

BEST COLLECTION

BEST ANTHOLOGY

BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL/ILLUSTRATED WORK

Winners will be announced in an awards ceremony during Swancon 43, March 29 – April 2, 2018 in Perth, Australia. For more, see the official website.


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