2011 Aurealis Award Winners

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The winners of the 2011 Aurealis Awards were announced last week.  These jury-judged awards honour the best of Australian Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult and Children's work.

The winners were:

Children's Fiction (told primarily through words)
City of Lies by Lian Tanner (Allen & Unwin)

Children's Fiction (told primarily through pictures)
Sounds Spooky by Christopher Cheng (author) and Sarah Davis (illustrator) (Random House Australia)

Young Adult Short Story
"Nation of the Night" by Sue Isle (Nightsiders, Twelfth Planet Press)

Young Adult Novel
Only Ever Always by Penni Russon (Allen & Unwin)

Illustrated Book / Graphic Novel
Hidden by Mirranda Burton (author and illustrator) (Black Pepper)

The Deep: Here Be Dragons by Tom Taylor (author) and James Brouwer (illustrator) (Gestalt Publishing)

Bluegrass Symphony by Lisa L. Hannett (Ticonderoga Publications)

Ghosts by Gaslight edited by Jack Dann and Nick Gevers (Harper Voyager)

Horror Short Story
"The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt" by Paul Haines (The Last Days of Kali Yuga, Brimstone Press)

"The Short Go: a Future in Eight Seconds" by Lisa L. Hannett (Bluegrass Symphony, Ticonderoga Publications)

Horror Novel
No shortlist or winning novel

Fantasy Short Story
"Fruit of the Pipal Tree" by Thoraiya Dyer (After the Rain, FableCroft Publishing)

Fantasy Novel
Ember and Ash by Pamela Freeman (Hachette)

Science Fiction Short Story
"Rains of la Strange" by Robert N Stephenson (Anywhere but Earth, Coeur de Lion)

Science Fiction Novel
The Courier's New Bicycle by Kim Westwood (HarperCollins)

Peter McNamara Convenors' Award
Galactic Suburbia podcast - Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Andrew Finch (producer)

Kris Hembury Encouragement Award
Emily Craven of Adelaide

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