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Norma K. Hemming Award 2014
Short List

On Tuesday 6th April 2014 the Judges (writer and editor, Russell Blackford; editor Sarah Endacott; writer, editor and publisher, Rob Gerrand; and writer Tess Williams) released their short list for the 2014 Norma K Hemming Award for race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in Australian speculative fiction.

The Winner will be announced at Continuum X ‘Carnival of Lost Souls’, the 53rd Australian National Science Fiction Convention being held in Melbourne on 6-9 June 2014.

The Short List, in alphabetical order, is:

Caution: Contains Small Parts collection by Kirstyn McDermott published by Twelfth Planet Press (Perth, WA)
Dark Serpent novel by Kylie Chan published by HarperVoyager
Fairytales for Wilde Girls novel by Allyse Near published by Random House
Rupetta novel by N A Sulway published by Tartarus Press (UK)
Trucksong novel by Andrew Macrae published by Twelfth Planet Press (Perth, WA)
A Very Unusual Pursuit – City of Orphans novel by Catherine Jinks published by Allen & Unwin

Additional information about Norma Kathleen Hemming (1927-1960), her life and times and the award named after her may be accessed via the Australian Science Fiction Foundation’s website at: http://www.asff.org.au/hemming.htm and her own Wikipedia entry at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norma_Hemming.


Bill Wright - ASFF Awards Administrator


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