Spec Fic and the Aurealis Awards

Spec Fic and the Aurealis Awards

This month, instead of moving straight onto another subgenre of speculative fiction I thought I’d shine a light on the most prestigious spec fic awards in Australia: the Aurealis Awards. The awards were first established in 1995 and, although the categories have...
September and October speculative fiction round-up

September and October speculative fiction round-up

Hello again, dear readers. The past couple of months have not been especially prolific on the AWW reviewing front, but some reading and reviewing got done, so let me tell you about the books that caught our readers these past two months. Lian Hearn was the most...
Aurealis Awards Finalists

Aurealis Awards Finalists

In February, the list of finalists for the Aurealis Awards was announced. The Aurealis Awards are, as the website says, Australia’s premier speculative fiction awards, and are judged by a series of panels for different categories. You can see the full list of...