The Norma!!

Norma K. Hemming in costume in 1956 -

Norma K. Hemming in costume in 1956 –

Gods, but I love that Australia has an award called the Norma!

That’s the Norma K. Hemming to you. 🙂

The exciting news is that The Female Factory has been shortlisted! Look at our teeny-tiny collection with all those awesome novels! *much Snoopy dancing*

“The following works have been shortlisted by the judges for the 2015 Norma K Hemming Award for race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in speculative fiction sponsored by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation:

Collection: The Female Factory’by Lisa L Hannett and Angela Slatter published by Twelfth Planet Press in November 2014

Novel: Nil By Mouth by LynC published by Satalyte Publishing in June 2014

Novel: North Star Guide Me Home by Jo Spurrier published by HarperVoyager in May 2014

Novel: Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier published by Allen and Unwin in July 2014

Novel: The Wonders by Paddy O’Reilly published by Affirm Press in July 2014

The award will be presented to the winner at Swancon 40, the 54th Australian Science Fiction Convention in Perth, on Sunday evening 5th April 2015.”

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