Aussies nominated for Hugos
The 2013 Hugo Awards for Science Fiction have been announced and the line up includes some great Australian talent.
Australian author Tansy Rayner Roberts has been nominated for Best Fan Writer. Alongside awards for novels and short stories, is a category for best fancasts and podcasts which Australian Galactic Suburbia Podcast, presented by Roberts, publisher Alisa Krasnostein and sci-fi critic Alex Pierce. The Coode Street Podcast, presented by Aussie editor Jonathan Strahan and American editor Gary K Wolfe. Strahan has been nominated for Best Editor – Short Form.
The nominees for Best Novel Include:
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
Blackout by Mira Grant
Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold
Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi
Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed