2020 Sir Julius Vogel Awards Winners

Winners for the 2020 Sir Julius Vogel Awards have been announced by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ).

Best Novel

Best Youth Novel

Best Novella/Novelette

  • “Hunger’s Truth”, A.J. Fitzwater (Gigantosaurus 4/19)
  • We All Fall, Helen Vivienne Fletcher (HVF)
  • Would She Be Gone, Melanie Harding-Shaw (self-published)
  • “Ventiforms”, Sean Monaghan (Asimov’s 1-2/19)

Best Short Story

  • WINNER: “A Shriek Across the Sky”, Casey Lucas (Sponge 5/5/19)
  • “Work and Income Gothic”, Jack Remiel Cottrell (Flash Frontier 12/19)
  • “The Fisher”, Melanie Harding-Shaw (Newsroom 10/5/19)
  • “Chasing Oumuamua”, Sean Monaghan (Asimov’s 5/19)
  • “Losing Face”, Lee Murray (Tales of the Lost, Volume 1: We All Lose Something!)
  • “Proof of Concept”, James Rowland (New Myths 12/19)

Best Collected Work

Best Professional Artwork

Best Professional Production/Publication

Best Dramatic Presentation

Best New Talent

  • WINNER: Sascha Stronach
  • Melanie Harding-Shaw
  • A.J. Lancaster
  • Denika Mead
  • Stephen Mulholland

Best Fan Production/Publication

  • WINNER: Plant Life
  • Consequence LARP
  • GeyserCon con book
  • Phoenixine

Best Fan Writing

  • WINNER: SITREP, Alex Lindsay (Phoenixine)
  • “Welcome to the Con”, Grace Bridges (GeyserCon con book)

Best Fan Artwork

  • WINNER: “Deet”, Laya Rose
  • “Wandering Wild”, Michelle Kan
  • “Aliens vs Geysers”, Kat Oliver
  • “Wilder Girls”, Laya Rose

Services to Fandom

  • WINNER: Grace Bridges

Services to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

  • WINNER: Melanie Harding-Shaw

Winners were selected by members of SFFANZ and CoNZealand, the 78th Worldcon (the first ever “virtual Worldcon”) and were announced on July 30, 2020.

For more information, see the SFFANZ website.

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