Ditmar Awards 2008

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Eligibility Year: 2007
  • Winner: “A Lady of Adestan”, Cat Sparks (Orb #7)
  • “The Bluebell Vengeance”, Tansy Rayner Roberts (Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #28)
  • Cenotaxis, Sean Williams (MonkeyBrain Books)
  • “Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Go to War Again”, Garth Nix (Jim Baen's Universe Apr 2007)
  • “Where is Brisbane and How Many Times Do I Get There?”, Paul Haines (Fantastical Journeys to Brisbane)
  • “Yamabushi Kaidan and the Smoke Dragon”, Shane Jiraiya-Cummings (Fantastic Wonder Stories)
Short Story
  • Winner: “The Dark and What It Said”, Rick Kennett (Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #28)
  • “Bad Luck, Trouble, Death and Vampire Sex”, Garth Nix (Eclipse One: New Fantasy and Science Fiction)
  • “Domine”, Rjurik Davidson (Aurealis #37)
  • “His Lipstick Minx”, Kaaron Warren (The Workers' Paradise)
  • “A Scar for Leida”, Deborah Biancotti (Fantastic Wonder Stories)
  • “The Sun People”, Sue Isle (Shiny #2)
Collected Work
Fan Production
  • Winner: 2007 Snap Shot Project (interviews with influential members of the Australian speculative fiction scene conducted by Alisa Krasnostein, Ben Payne, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Kathryn Linge, Kaaron Warren and Rosie Clarke)
  • Daikaju Limerick Competition, Robert Hood (on his website)
  • Inkspillers, Tony Plank
  • The Liminal, Claire McKenna (feature film)
  • Talking Squid, Chris Lawson
Fan Writer
Fan Art
Fan Achievement
William Atheling Jr. Award For Criticism Or Review
  • Winner: “The Bad Film Diaries”, Grant Watson (Borderlands #9)
  • Aurealis Awards Shortlist Feature Article, Ben Peek (ASif!: Australian Specfic In Focus)
  • editorial for "The New Space Opera", Jonathan Strahan (The New Space Opera)
  • review of David Conyers' "The Spiraling Worm", Shane Jiraiya-Cummings (Horrorscope)
  • review of Elizabeth Bear's "New Amsterdam", Tansy Rayner Roberts & Alexandra Pierce (ASif!: Australian Specfic In Focus)
  • “Seriatem, Seriatum, omnia Seriatem”, Ian Nichols (Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #30)
  • “The Shadow Thief”, Ian Nichols (The West Australian Weekend Magazine 22 Sep 2007)
Professional Achievement
  • Winner: Andromeda Spaceways Publishing Co-Operative Ltd, for five issues in 2007, as well as three electronic Best Of anthologies
  • Gary Kemble, for his continued coverage of speculative fiction on Articulate and ABC news online
  • Russell B. Farr, for Ticonderoga Publications; in 2007, Russell produced an issue of Ticonderoga Online, The Workers' Paradise and Fantastic Wonders stories, which produced five Aurealis Award nominees
  • Jonathan Strahan, Garth Nix, Deborah Biancotti & Trevor Stafford, for compiling and promoting the new Australian Fantasy and SF catalogue in the United States
  • Jonathan Strahan, for a prolific body of work editing 'The Jack Vance Treasury', 'The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the year', 'Best Short Novels of 2007', et al

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