The Stars Like Sand, the anthology of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror poetry that I co-edited with Canberra poet P. S. Cottier, has been shortlisted for the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards. It's great to see the book get this further recognition! All the shortlist and award details are below - congratulations to all the shortlisted authors and publishers. The awards will be announced on Thursday 17 December.
From Capital Letters, blog of the ACT Writers' Centre:
This year, we are also pleased to welcome the Minister for the Arts, Joy Burch, who will be announcing the winners of the 2015 ACT Book of the Year Award and People's Choice. The shortlist for this award was released on 12 October 2015.
The shortlist is listed below:
ACT Writing and Publishing Awards
The Marjorie Graber-McInnis Short Story Award
The Michael Thwaites Poetry Award
The Anne Edgeworth Fellowship for Young People
The Z4 Review Writing Award
There is no shortlist for this category; the winner of this award will be announced on Thursday 17 December.