WINNERS: 2014 Ditmar Awards

The winners for the 2014 Ditmar Awards, given by members of the Australian National Science Fiction Convention for professional and fan works by Australians, have been announced:

Best Novel
  • Fragments of a Broken Land: Valarl Undead, Robert Hood (Wildside Press)

Best Novella or Novelette
  • “The Home for Broken Dolls”, Kirstyn McDermott, in Caution: Contains Small Parts (Twelfth Planet Press)
Best Short Story
  • “Scarp”, Cat Sparks, in The Bride Price (Ticonderoga Publications)
Best Collected Work
  • The Bride Price, Cat Sparks, edited by Russell B. Farr (Ticonderoga Publications)
Best Artwork
  • Rules of Summer, Shaun Tan (Hachette Australia)
Best Fan Writer
  • Sean Wright, for body of work, including reviews in Adventures of a Bookonaut
Best Fan Artist
  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work, including “Illustration Friday”
Best Fan Publication in Any Medium
  • Galactic Chat Podcast, Sean Wright, Alex Pierce, Helen Stubbs, David McDonald, and Mark Webb
Best New Talent
  • Zena Shapter
William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review
  • Galactic Suburbia Episode 87: Saga Spoilerific Book Club, Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • The Reviewing New Who series, David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Tehani Wessely

Congratulations to all the winners!