Le Ditmars

The Ditmar nominees have been released!

Congratulations to everybody who made the list! In a way, you’re all winners, already……………. (but some of you will be losers later).

The list is:

 

Best Novel
———————————————————-
* The Shattered City (Creature Court 2), Tansy Rayner Roberts
(HarperCollins)
* Burn Bright, Marianne de Pierres (Random House Australia)
* Mistification, Kaaron Warren (Angry Robot Books)
* The Courier’s New Bicycle, Kim Westwood (HarperCollins)
* Debris (The Veiled Worlds 1), Jo Anderton (Angry Robot Books)

Best Novella or Novelette
———————————————————-
* “The Sleeping and the Dead”, Cat Sparks, in Ishtar (Gilgamesh Press)
* “Above”, Stephanie Campisi, in Above/Below (Twelfth Planet Press)
* “The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt”, Paul Haines, in The Last Days
of Kali Yuga (Brimstone Press)
* “And the Dead Shall Outnumber the Living”, Deborah Biancotti, in
Ishtar (Gilgamesh Press)
* “Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary”, Tansy Rayner Roberts, in
Love and Romanpunk (Twelfth Planet Press)
* “Below”, Ben Peek, in Above/Below (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Short Story
———————————————————-
* “Breaking the Ice”, Thoraiya Dyer, in Cosmos 37
* “Alchemy”, Lucy Sussex, in Thief of Lives (Twelfth Planet Press)
* “The Last Gig of Jimmy Rucker”, Martin Livings and Talie Helene, in
More Scary Kisses (Ticonderoga Publications)
* “All You Can Do Is Breathe”, Kaaron Warren, in Blood and Other
Cravings (Tor)
* “Bad Power”, Deborah Biancotti, in Bad Power (Twelfth Planet Press)
* “The Patrician”, Tansy Rayner Roberts, in Love and Romanpunk (Twelfth
Planet Press)

Best Collected Work
———————————————————-
* The Last Days of Kali Yuga by Paul Haines, edited by Angela Challis
(Brimstone Press)
* Nightsiders by Sue Isle, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet
Press)
* Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth
Planet Press)
* Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts, edited by Alisa
Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
* Ishtar, edited by Amanda Pillar and K. V. Taylor (Gilgamesh Press)

Best Artwork
———————————————————-
* “Finishing School”, Kathleen Jennings, in Steampunk!: An Anthology of
Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories (Candlewick Press)
* Cover art, Kathleen Jennings, for The Freedom Maze (Small Beer Press)

Best Fan Writer
———————————————————-
* Tansy Rayner Roberts, for body of work including reviews in Australian
Speculative Fiction in Focus! and Not If You Were The Last Short Story
On Earth
* Alexandra Pierce, for body of work including reviews in Australian
Speculative Fiction in Focus!, Not If You Were The Last Short Story On
Earth, and Randomly Yours, Alex
* Robin Pen, for “The Ballad of the Unrequited Ditmar”
* Sean Wright, for body of work including “Authors and Social Media”
series in Adventures of a Bookonaut
* Bruce Gillespie, for body of work including “The Golden Age of
Fanzines is Now”, and SF Commentary 81 & 82

Best Fan Artist
———————————————————-
* Rebecca Ing, for work in Scape
* Lisa Rye, for “Steampunk Portal” series
* Dick Jenssen, for body of work including work in IRS, Steam Engine
Time, SF Commentary and Scratchpad
* Kathleen Jennings, for work in Errantry (tanaudel.wordpress.com)
including “The Dalek Game”
* Rhianna Williams, for work in Nullas Anxietas Convention Programme Book

Best Fan Publication in Any Medium
———————————————————-
* SF Commentary, edited by Bruce Gillespie
* The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond
* The Coode Street Podcast, Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe
* Galactic Chat, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Sean Wright
* Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Alex
Pierce

Best New Talent
———————————————————-
* Steve Cameron
* Alan Baxter
* Joanne Anderton

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review
———————————————————-
* Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene, for “2010: The Year in Review”, in The
Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2010 (Ticonderoga Publications)
* Damien Broderick and Van Ikin, for editing Warriors of the Tao: The
Best of Science Fiction: A Review of Speculative Literature (Borgo Press)
* David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Tehani Wessely for “Reviewing
New Who” series, in A Conversational Life
* Alexandra Pierce and Tehani Wessely, for reviews of Vorkosigan Saga,
in Randomly Yours, Alex
* Russell Blackford, for “Currently reading: Jonathan Strange and Mr
Norrell by Susanna Clarke”, in Metamagician and the Hellfire Club

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One Response to Le Ditmars

  1. Thoraiya says:

    “But some of you will be losers later”

    Hahahahaha

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