The 2020 Aurealis Awards, Australia’s premier speculative fiction awards, were announced in July 2021. Rebuilding Tomorrow was the winner of the award for Best Anthology! 🎉 Additionally, “Kids These Days” by Tansy Rayner Roberts, published in Rebuilding Tomorrow, was shortlisted for Best Young Adult Short Story. You can find the complete list of works shortlisted for Aurealis Awards here and all the winners...Read More
Thank you to those who submitted nominations for the 2018 D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award. This award is for media that deserves recognition for work in disability advocacy in SFF literature.
The 2018 winner… is… what’s this? It seems we have two winners!
Congratulations to R.B. Lemberg for the blog post: “Sergeant Bothari and Disability Representation in the Early Vorkosiverse” published in Strange Horizons and to Ace Ratcliff for the blog post: “Staircases In Space: Why Are Places In Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible?” published in iO9.Read More
Today we have exciting news. It’s time to announce the winner of the 2017 D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award! The D Franklin Defying Doomsday award was judged by Twelfth Planet Press publisher, Alisa Krasnostein, and Defying Doomsday editors, Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench, and was made possible by our wonderful Pozible Patron of Diversity, D Franklin. The award grants one winner per year a cash prize of $200 in recognition of...Read More
An exciting little news update! Recently, at the Continuum Convention in Melbourne, the Ditmar Awards were announced. The Ditmar Awards are awarded to Australian creators based on popular vote by the members of each year’s Australian National Convention (or NatCon). This year, Defying Doomsday won the Best Collected Work category (tying with Dreaming the Dark edited by Jack Dann). Whoo! We are very excited about this and we would like...Read More
Exciting news! Defying Doomsday has been shortlisted for multiple Aurealis, Tin Duck and Ditmar awards! Aurealis Awards: We are excited to have shortlistings for: BEST YOUNG ADULT SHORT STORY – “Did We Break the End of the World?” by Tansy Rayner Roberts BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA – “Did We Break the End of the World?” by Tansy Rayner Roberts BEST ANTHOLOGY – Defying Doomsday edited by Tsana Dolichva and Holly...Read More