2009 Ditmar Awards

The 2009 Ditmar Awards - Australian sf and fantasy awards as voted by readers - were announced at Conjecture, the Australian National Science Fictoon Convention, over the weekend.  The winners were: 

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism and Review
Kim Wilkins, "Popular genres and the Australian literary community: the case of fantasy fiction" in the Journal of Australian Studies

Best New Talent
Felicity Dowker

Best Professional Achievement
Angela Challis, for Black, the Australian Dark Culture Magazine

Best Fan Production
ASif!, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Gene Melzack

Best Fan Artist
Cat Sparks for Scary Food Cookbook

Best Fan Writer
Rob Hood, for Undead Backbrain

Best Professional Artwork
Shaun Tan, for Tales from Outer Suburbia

Best Collected Work
Dreaming Again, edited by Jack Dann

Best Short Story
Tie between Margo Lanagan "The Goosle" and Dirk Flinthart "This is not my story" (ASIM #37)

Best Novella/Novelette
"Painlessness" by Kirstyn McDermott

Best Novel
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

In addition the following two awards were presented

Peter McNamara Award
Sean Williams

A. Bertram Chandler Award
Rosaleen Love

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