Sir Julius Vogel Award Winners

Group photo of SJV winners in Taupo

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards were presented this weekend at LexiCon in Taupo.

Full List of Winners:

Best Novel:
Into the Mist, Lee Murray (Cohesion Press)

Best Youth Novel:
Light in My Dark, Jean Gilbert and William Dresden (Rogue House Publishing)

Best Novella / Novelette:
The Convergence of Fairy Tales, Octavia Cade (Book Smugglers)

Best Short Story:
“Splintr”, A.J. Fitzwater, published in At the Edge (Paper Road Press)

Best Collected Work:
At the Edge, Edited by Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray (Paper Road Press)

Best Professional Artwork:
Cover artwork for At the Edge, Emma Weakley (Paper Road Press)

Best Professional Production/Publication:
That Kind of Planet, Emma Weakley (Random Static)

Best Dramatic Presentation:
This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy, Andrew Beszant and Christian Nicholson (Little Hero Productions)

Best Fan Production/ Publication:
Summer Star Trek: Mirror, Mirror, Enterprise Entertainment

Best Fan Writing:
Octavia Cade, For Food and Horror Column Series (Book Smugglers)

Best Fan Artist:
Keith Smith, Contributions to Novazine

Best New Talent:
Eileen Mueller

Services To Science Fiction, Fantasy And Horror:
Lee Murray

Services To Fandom:
Lynelle Howell

SJV award trophies on a table

Our particular congratulations especially to those winners who are members here at SpecFicNZ:
Lee Murray, Jean Gilbert, A.J. Fitzwater, Dan Rabarts, Eileen Mueller, and also Marie Hodgkinson, publisher of At The Edge.

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