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WINNERS: 2016 Ditmar Awards

The winners for the 2016 Ditmar Awards, given by members of the Australian National Science Fiction Convention for professional and fan works by Australians, have been announced:

Best Novel
  • Lament for the Afterlife, Lisa L. Hannett (ChiZine Publications)
Best Novella or Novelette
  • “Of Sorrow and Such”, Angela Slatter, in Of Sorrow and Such (
Best Short Story
  • “A Hedge of Yellow Roses”, Kathleen Jennings, in Hear Me Roar (Ticonderoga Publications)
Best Collected Work

Cranky Ladies of History, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing)

Best Artwork
  • Cover and internal artwork, Kathleen Jennings, for Cranky Ladies of History (FableCroft Publishing)
Best Fan Publication in any Medium
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Alexandra Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts
Best Fan Writer
  • Grant Watson, for body of work, including reviews in The Angriest
Best Fan Artist
  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work, including Illustration Friday
Best New Talent
  • Rivqa Rafael
William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or Review
  • Letters to Tiptree, Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)

Congratulations to all the winners!

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