Norma K. Hemming Award 2014
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
Last update: 9 November 2015.