The winners of the 2007 Aurealis Awards (given to works of SF, fantasy, and horror by Australians) have been announced:

  • BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL: David Kowalski, The Company of the Dead, Pan Macmillan
  • BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORY: Cat Sparks, ‘Hollywood Roadkill’, On Spec, #69
  • BEST FANTASY NOVEL: Lian Hearn, Heaven’s Net is Wide, Tales of the Otori The First Book, Hachette Livre
  • BEST FANTASY SHORT STORY: Garth Nix, ‘Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz go to War Again’, Jim Baen’s Universe, April 2007
  • BEST HORROR NOVEL: Susan Parisi, Blood of Dreams, Penguin Group (Australia)
  • BEST HORROR SHORT STORY: Anna Tambour, ‘The Jeweller of Second-Hand Roe’, Subterranean, #7
  • BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL: Anthony Eaton, Skyfall, UQP
  • BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY: Deborah Biancotti, ‘A Scar for Leida’, Fantastic Wonder Stories, Ticonderoga Publications
  • BEST CHILDREN’S (8-12 YEARS) LONG FICTION:
    • Kate Forsyth, The Silver Horse, The Chain of Charms 2, Pan Macmillan
    • Kate Forsyth, The Herb of Grace, The Chain of Charms 3, Pan Macmillan
    • Kate Forsyth, The Cat’s Eye Shell, The Chain of Charms 4, Pan Macmillan
    • Kate Forsyth, The Lightning Bolt, The Chain of Charms 5, Pan Macmillan
    • Kate Forsyth, The Butterfly in Amber, The Chain of Charms 6, Pan Macmillan
  • BEST CHILDREN’S (8-12 YEARS) SHORT FICTION (tie): Marc McBride, World of Monsters, Scholastic Australia
  • BEST CHILDREN’S (8-12 YEARS) SHORT FICTION (tie): Briony Stewart, Kumiko and the Dragon, UQP
  • PETER MCNAMARA CONVENORS’ AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE: Terry Dowling, Rynemonn, Coeur de Lion Publications
  • GOLDEN AUREALIS (Novel): David Kowalski fir The Company of the Dead, Pan Macmillan
  • GOLDEN AUREALIS (Short Story): Cat Sparks, ‘Hollywood Roadkill’, On Spec, #69

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