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Aurealis Awards entry update

We’ve just posted an update of entries for the 2018 Aurealis Awards. With fewer than 200 entries across the categories so far, we know we have a fair way to go, and our judges truly appreciate all eligible work being … Continue reading

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2018 Aurealis Awards are open for entry

MEDIA RELEASE – for immediate distribution 1 June 2018 2018 Aurealis Awards now open for entries 2018 Aurealis Awards overseers the Continuum Foundation (ConFound) announces that the 2018 Aurealis Awards are now open for entries. The Aurealis Awards, Australia’s premier … Continue reading

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Sara Douglass Book Series Awards open to entries

The judging panel now welcome entries for the 2018 Sara Douglass Book Series Award. The 2018 Award covers all series ending between January 2015 and December 2017. Please see more information below and on the Sara page. ABOUT THE AWARD … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018 Aurealis Awards Judging Panels

Every year, we are fortunate that people from all over Australia volunteer their time and expertise to judge for the Aurealis Awards. They are amazing, they work extremely hard, and each year bring you the best of the best Australian … Continue reading

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Aurealis Awards Returning to Melbourne

MEDIA RELEASE – for immediate distribution – 23 May 2018 Aurealis Awards coming back to Melbourne After almost 15 years, the Aurealis Awards, Australia’s premier awards for speculative fiction, are finally coming back to Melbourne where it all started. The owner of … Continue reading

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Aurealis Awards 2018 Call for Judges

Applications are now closed for the 2018 Aurealis Awards judging panels.  Please read the following information carefully before submitting your application as we cannot make exceptions to the requirements. We are seeking expressions of interest from Australian residents who would like to … Continue reading

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2017 Judging Comments

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL Panel members: Nola Cavallaro, Stephanie Gunn (convenor), Chris Lampard, Carol Ryles Number of entries: 44 Judging criteria: The Best Science Fiction novel panel judged the entries against several criteria. Of utmost importance was the literary value of … Continue reading

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