2018 Aurealis Awards

The winners of the 2018 Aurealis Awards were announced at a ceremony in Melbourne on Saturday May 4.

The award recognizes the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers.

2018 Aurealis Awards

BEST CHILDREN’S FICTION

  • The Endsister, Penni Russon (Allen & Unwin)

BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL / ILLUSTRATED WORK

  • Tales from The Inner City, Shaun Tan (Allen & Unwin)

BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY

  •  “The Sea-Maker of Darmid Bay”, Shauna O’Meara (Interzone #277, TTA Press)

BEST HORROR SHORT STORY

  •  “Sub-Urban”, Alfie Simpson (Breach #07)

BEST HORROR NOVELLA

  • Crisis Apparition, Kaaron Warren (Dark Moon Books)

BEST FANTASY SHORT STORY

  •  “The Further Shore”, J Ashley Smith (Bourbon Penn #15)

BEST FANTASY NOVELLA

  •  “The Staff in the Stone”, Garth Nix (The Book of Magic, Penguin Random House)

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORY

  •  “The Astronaut”, Jen White (Aurealis)

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA

  • Icefall, Stephanie Gunn (Twelfth Planet Press)

BEST COLLECTION

  • Tales from The Inner City, Shaun Tan (Allen & Unwin)

BEST ANTHOLOGY

  • The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year, Jonathan Strahan (Solaris)

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

  • Catching Teller Crow, Ambelin Kwaymullina & Ezekiel Kwaymullina (Allen & Unwin)

BEST HORROR NOVEL

  • Tide of Stone, Kaaron Warren (Omnium Gatherum)

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

(Tie)

  • City of Lies, Sam Hawke (Penguin Random House)
  • The Witch Who Courted Death, Maria Lewis (Hachette Australia)

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

  • Lifel1k3, Jay Kristoff (Allen & Unwin)

Also presented at tonight’s ceremony —

THE CONVENORS’ AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

(Tie)

  • Cat Sparks, The 21st Century Catastrophe (PhD exegesis, Curtin University)
  • Kim Wilkins, Lisa Fletcher, and Beth Driscoll, Genre Worlds: Australian Popular Fiction in the 21st Century

SARA DOUGLASS BOOK SERIES AWARD

  • Blackthorn & Grim [Dreamer’s Pool (2014), Tower of Thorns (2015), Den of Wolves (2016)], Juliet Marillier (Pan Macmillan Australia)

[Thanks to Mark Hepworth for the story.]

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