Sir Julius Vogel Award Shortlist Announced

Congratulations to all the nominees! From SFFANZ (more details at the link):

Best Novel

Dreamer’s PoolJuliet Marillier – Pan MacMillan

The Sovereign HandPaul Gilbert – Steam Press

Engines of EmpathyPaul Mannering – Paper Road Press

The Caves of KirymDerrin Attwood – Worldly Books

The Seventh FriendTim Stead

Onyx JavelinSteve Wheeler – HarperCollins, Australia

Best Youth Novel

The Caller: ShadowfellJuliet Marillier – Pan Macmillan

TantamountThomas J. Radford – Tyche Books

Wee MacLinda Dawley – Little Red Hen Community Press

Donnel’s PromiseAnna Mackenzie – Longacre Press

WatchedTihema Baker – Huia Press

Best Novella

A Mer-TaleJan Goldie – Published in Conclave: A Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Leapy Sheep

Trading RosemaryOctavia Cade – Masque Books

RanpasatusanShelley Chappell

Peach and AraxiCeline Murray – Published in Conclave: A Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Leapy Sheep

The Last Homely HousekeeperRolf Luchs

In the SpiritJ. C. Hart

Best Short Story

“Inside Ferndale” by Lee Murray, SQ Mag, Issue 12, January 2014

“The Watch Serpent” by Eileen Mueller, Disquiet, Creativa

“Chiaroscuro” by Charlotte Kleft, Disquiet, Creativa

“Water” by Lee Pletzers, Disquiet, Creativa

“Santa’s Sack” by Simon Fogarty in The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales, Phantom Feather Press

Best Collected Work

Lost In The MuseumPhoenix Writers Group, Makaro Press

Corpus DelectiWilliam Cook – James Ward Kirk Publishing

Dreams of ThanatosWilliam Cook – King Billy Publications

The Best of Twisty Christmas TalesA. J. Ponder, E. Mueller and P. Friend (eds) – Phantom Feather Press

Write Off Line 2014: They Came In From The DarkLauren Haddock and Jessica Harvey (eds) – Tauranga Writers Publishing

Beyond The BriarShelley Chappell

Best Professional Artwork

Cover for Lost In The MuseumGeoff Popham

Cover for The Best of Twisty Christmas TalesGeoff Popham

Best Professional Production/Publication

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Chronicles: Cloaks and DaggersDaniel Falconer, Weta Workshop

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Chronicles: Unleashing the DragonDaniel Falconer, Weta Workshop

Cosplay New ZealandSylvie Kirkman

Weta Digital: 20 Years of Imagination On ScreenClare Burgess with Brian Sibley with the support of Weta Workshop

Weta Workshop: Celebrating 20 Years of CreativityLuke Hawker with the support of Weta Workshop

Best Dramatic Presentation

What We Do In The ShadowsDirected by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, Produced by Chelsea Winstanley and Taika Waititi (c) Shadow Pictures 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesDirected by Sir Peter Jackson

HouseboundDirected by Gerald Johnstone

Fan Award Nominees

Best Fan Production / Publication

NovazineJacqui Smith

PhoenixineJohn & Lynelle Howell

Best Fan Artwork

Keith Smith — for contributions in Novazine

Matt Cowens — for “Gorgth Goes Shopping”, Au Contraire 2013 convention book, (carried over from 2014)

Best Fan Writing

Rebecca Fisher

Jacqui Smith

Best New Talent

Tihema Baker

Tim Stead

A.J. Fitzwater

Shelley Chappell

William Cook

Paul Gilbert

Services To Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

Eileen Mueller

Hugh Cook

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