Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror - 2009 Results Announced
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Categories and winners in each category are listed.
Professional Awards Section
Best Novel -
Best Novel - Young Adult Winner : Thornspell by Helen Lowe (Knopf, Random House Children’s Books, USA)
Best Novella/Novelette Winner : Stroke of Enticement by Nalini Singh, in “The Magical Cat”
(The Berkley Publishing Group, Penguin; USA)
Best Collected Work Winner : The Invisible Road by Elizabeth Knox (HarperVoyager, HarperCollins, NZ)
Best New Talent Winner : Helen Lowe
For the following body of work in the science fiction and fantasy genres :
“Thornspell” first published in 2008 by Knopf, Random House Children’s Books, USA
“The Brother King”, first published September 2005 in Carve-zine (USA); re-published in The Best of Carve Magazine (March 2006, USA)
“Red Earth”, first published in Borderlands (Issue 10, 31 March 2008, Australia)
“Ithaca”, first published in JAAM 26 (November 2008, NZ)
“The Wayfarer”, first published in Takahe 62, (NZ) 2007
“Argos”, first published in Grow (Australia), 2008
“The Trojan Shore” and “Homing”, first published in JAAM 26 (NZ)
This year's Sir Julius Vogel Awards were voted on at Conscription, the 2009 New Zealand National Science Fiction Convention, held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Mangere, Auckland, NZ over Queen’s Birthday Weekend.
The Sir Julius Vogel Awards are administered by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand.