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Sir Julius Vogel Awards for Science Fiction


Press Release – For Immediate Release – 3rd June 2009
  
Sir Julius Vogel Awards for New Zealand 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 - Adult

Winner : Dark Heart by Russell Kirkpatrick (HarperVoyager, HarperCollins, NZ)

 Best Novel - Young Adult

Winner : Thornspell by Helen Lowe (Knopf, Random House Children’s Books, USA)


Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form

Winner : Skankenstein – the music video

Created by Krafthaus, Wellington, NZ

 

Executive Producer - David Stubbs

Producer - Gina Ross

Director - Jeremy Mansford

Animators - Lucas Brooking, Sam Webber, Curtis Baigent, Rodney Selby, Eion McNaught

Illustrator - Damon Oats

Colour Artist - Kieran Oats

Production Manager - Amy O'Connor

Sound Designer - George Nepia


 

 


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 :

 

Novel :

“Thornspell” first published in 2008 by Knopf, Random House Children’s Books, USA

Short Fiction:

“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)

 

Poetry:

“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)

 
Best Professional Publication

 

Winner : Deputy Dan and The Mysterious Midnight Marauder

Written by Sally McLennan, Artwork by Joel Liochon


Best Professional Artwork

 
Winner : Emma Weakley – cover artwork for Newtons Sleep

(Random Static, Wellington, NZ)


Best Short Story

Winner :

Under Waves and Over  by Grant Stone

(Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #37, Australia)


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, corner of Kirkbride and Ascot Roads, Mangere, Auckland, NZ over Queen’s Birthday Weekend. Results were announced to the Conscription attendees on the evening of Sunday 31st May 2009 after the convention banquet.


The Sir Julius Vogel Awards were awarded to professionals and fans for work that was undertaken, completed or released during the 2008 calendar year. To see FULL nomination details, please go here  http://sffanz.sf.org.nz/sjv/sjvNominations-2009.shtml.

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards are administered by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand.

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