Announcing the Sir Julius Vogel Award Finalists for Science Fiction & Fantasy

Earlier this week, the finalists for New Zealand’s 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Award were announced. The award recognizes New Zealand’s top creators in science fiction and fantasy. It’s one of New Zealand’s most recognized awards for speculative fiction. Winners will be announced in a ceremony at LexiCon during the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy …read in detail

“Babylon’s Song” Short-Listed to the Final 2017 Vogel Award Ballot

Woelf Dietrich’s novella, which appears in our book Interspecies, is on the final ballot for the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, one of New Zealand’s top prizes for speculative fiction. You may remember that we announced his initial nomination at the end of February, but that was no guarantee of making the final ballot. We couldn’t …read in detail

Last Chance to Nominate For Vogel Awards

The deadline is quickly approaching for Vogel Award vote nominations, and this week is your last chance to contribute. In February, I was thrilled to announce that our very own Woelf Dietrich was nominated and placed on the long list for his story “Babylon’s Song,” which appears in Interspecies. But to get short-listed for the final …read in detail

Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand Nominates “Babylon’s Song” for Sir Julius Vogel Award in the Best Novella Category

Awards and award nominations are precarious things for authors. Most of us don’t work or write or imagine fiction for the glorious prospect of plaques and trophies. And we often work under the auspices of receiving little to no recognition for what we do. Yet what writer hasn’t dreamed of winning an award for his …read in detail