In order to qualify, the work must be speculative fiction (Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, etc), and must have first been published in 2012 by a New Zealand resident or citizen.
Categories for professional nominations are:
Best Novella or Novelette
Best Short Story
Best Collected Work
Best New Talent
Nominations are due by March 31st, 2013, so if you have a qualifying work (or several), please e-mail the details (and any links to the work) to firstname.lastname@example.org with “SJV Work” in the subject line.
SpecFicNZ is in no way associated with the running or awarding of the Sir Julius Vogel Award. For more details about the award visit the SFFANZ website.