Applications are invited for Australia’s Norma K. Hemming Award for 2017.
The award is given by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation to mark excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in a speculative fiction novel or novella (e.g. science fiction, fantasy, horror) or a collection of shorter works by an individual author, produced either in Australia or by Australian citizens and first published in calendar year 2016.
The closing date for entries is Friday, January 13, 2017.
For further information about the Award including the Rules and entry form visit the Australian Science Fiction Foundation website or contact the Awards Administrator, Rose Mitchell, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Norma K. Hemming Award will be presented at Continuum 13: Triscaideaphilia, the 56th Australian National Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne, Victoria, on June 9-12, 2017.