I'm thrilled to announce that four of my stories have been shortlisted six times across several categories of the 2020 Aurealis Awards! I'm completely blown away to see my name listed next to some of my idols in the Australian writing scene.
My shortlisted stories are:
“Dingo & Sister”, Andromeda Spaceways Magazine #78 – BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY, BEST FANTASY NOVELLA, BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA.
“Ram’s Revenge”, Aries, Deadset Press – BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY.
“The Dead May Dance”, Midnight Echo 15, Australasian Horror Writers Association – BEST FANTASY SHORT STORY.
“Karkinos”, Cancer, Deadset Press – BEST FANTASY NOVELLA.
What are the Aurealis Awards?
The Aurealis Awards were established in 1995 to recognise the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers. The 2020 Aurealis Awards are for works of speculative fiction by authors, editors and illustrators, who are Australian citizens or permanent residents, first published in English between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. This year saw nearly 850 entries across 15 categories.