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Ditmars

CandleSo, just in case you were wondering, my eligible Ditmar works:

Short Stories

“Finnegan’s Field”, at Tor.com, Ellen Datlow (ed.), January 2016.
“Change Management”, in Dead Letters, Conrad Williams (ed.), Titan Books, April 2016.
“Tin Soldier”, Dark Discoveries Magazine, Aaron J. French (ed.) Issue #35, Summer
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Seriously: Contact2016

contactGo, buy your ticket now. Come to Brisneyland, where the heat probably won’t kill you (although it will try), but it’s okay because we’ll be in the airconditioned Hotel Jen!

Watching Ben Aaronovitch, Keri Arthur, Maria Lewis and other people of awesomeness talk about the
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The Livings Drive-by, I presume: Martin Livings

Martin Livings is another one of those nice, talented Perth people.  His debut novel, Carnies, was published by Hachette in 2006 and has been optioned as a feature film this year. He’s the father of over sixty published short
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Ditmars!

The shortlists for this year’s Ditmars have been announced and it’s great to see names like Peter M. Ball, Cat Sparks, Felicity Dowker, Kirstyn McDermott, Jason Fischer et al.

And awesomest of all: three nom-nom-noms for Lisa L. Hannett!!!

Full
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Ditmars – Shortlist for 2010

Here’s the Ditmars shortlist – some great names there.

Got a suprise listing for “The Piece of Ice in Miss Windermere’s Heart” (New Ceres Nights, TPP) – thanks to whoever nominated it! 🙂

Ditmar Voting

(snurched from Jason Fischer)

Looks like it’s time for Ditmar voting again. As this is the year of AussieCon4, it’s a great chance to showcase some antipodean talent.

Tehani Wessely is compiling a list, checking it twice, for eligible Aussies – it lives here https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AhAUWipZqrNWdFljalBZWmJwSnc1cTJVT2s0ZnlMLVE&hl=en_GB#gid=0

It also seems I have four stories eligible:

Frozen
Light as Mist, Heavy as Hope
Words
The Girl with No Hands

Other awesome
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We’re All Strangers Here: Deborah Biancotti and Baggage

Deborah Biancotti has done the world a favour by writing. She’s won Aurealis Awards and Ditmars.  Her short story collection, A Book of Endings (Twelfth Planet Press), has garnered attention both in Oz and overseas, and has bagged awards and recommendations ad infinitum (Look! Here’s a list http://deborahbiancotti.net/the/press/book_of_endings.htm), and been named on Guru of the Weird, Jeff VanderMeer’s Locus Online
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NatCon – or What I Did in Adelaide that Didn't Involve Frog Cakes

I arrived a day early, which was great because it meant I got to spend some time with the awesome La Belle Hannett, my fellow Clarionite and the other half of my brain. We found a cafe, Notcoffee (which provided much bacon) and talked; we talked a lot; then we talked a bit more. Her partner Dr Chad had cleverly
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Home from NatCon and here are the Ditmars

Results of the Ditmars are below … more comments will follow about NatCon, but that will be tomorrow when my brain is talking to me again … I only got off the plane an hour ago.

A. Bertram Chandler Award
Rosaleen Love

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism and Review
Kim Wilkins, an article about Australian fantasy fiction in the Journal of Australian
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Ditmar-y Goodness

The Ditmar shortlist* is out and filled with talented folk and some very good friends (especially Jason and Pete, both up for Best New Talent) – congrats to all! Let there be frog cakes!

Best Novel
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Fivefold, Nathan Burrage
Hal Spacejock: No Free Lunch, Simon Haynes
Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan
How to Ditch Your Fairy, Justine Larbalestier
Daughter of Moab, Kim Westwood
Earth Ascendant, Sean Wiliams

Best Novella
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Soft
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