2019 Aurealis Awards Winners

The Aurealis Awards management team, on behalf of the Continuum Foundation, would like to congratulate the winners of this year’s Awards. We also take this opportunity to thank the judging panels for all their hard work making the difficult decisions of shortlists and the winning works, ConFound liaisons for organising the first ever online ceremony,  and all the creators and publishers who continue to make the Aurealis Awards Australia’s premier speculative fiction award each year.

The winners of the 2019 Aurealis Awards are:

BEST CHILDREN’S FICTION

The Dog Runner, Bren MacDibble (Allen & Unwin)

BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL / ILLUSTRATED WORK

Black Magick, Greg Rucka & Nicola Scott (Image Comics)

BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY

The Jindabyne Secret, Jo Hart (Deadset Press)

BEST HORROR SHORT STORY

“Vivienne and Agnes”, Chris Mason (Beside the Seaside – Tales from the Day Tripper)

BEST HORROR NOVELLA

“Into Bones Like Oil”, Kaaron Warren (Into Bones Like Oil)

BEST FANTASY SHORT STORY

“Dragon by Subscription”, Tansy Rayner Roberts (Patreon, self-published)

BEST FANTASY NOVELLA

“‘Scapes Made Diamond”, Shauna O’Meara (Interzone 280)

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORY

“Wreck Diving”, Joanne Anderton (Aurealis #123, Chimaera Publications)

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA

“‘Scapes Made Diamond”, Shauna O’Meara (Interzone 280)

BEST COLLECTION

Collision: Stories, J S Breukelaar (Meerkat Press)

BEST ANTHOLOGY

Mission: Critical, Jonathan Strahan (Ed.) (Solaris)

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

Aurora Rising, Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Allen & Unwin)

BEST HORROR NOVEL

The Rich Man’s House, Andrew McGahan (Allen & Unwin)

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

Angel Mage, Garth Nix (Allen & Unwin)

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

Aurora Rising, Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Allen & Unwin)

CONVENORS’ AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Watermarks: Science Fiction, Mitigation and the Mosaic Novel Structure in Australian Climate Fiction, Jason Nahrung (PhD thesis, University of Queensland)

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