To Kaaron, who was nominated for Ditmar Awards in the Best Novelette or Novella and Best Collected Work categories for her story “Sky” and her collection Through Splintered Walls. “Sky” and Through Splintered Walls were also nominated for Australian Shadows Awards in the Long Fiction and Collection categories, and Kaaron’s stories “Creek”, “Mountain” and “Road” were all nominated for Australian Shadows Awards in the Short Story category.

That makes, like… golly… (bear with us, we’re writers here, not adders) like, twelve? yeah, at least twelve award nominations in one week. A lot anyway. We’ll all get sunburn basking in her reflected glory.

Oh, and some of the rest of us had some news too:

Other CSFG Member News (March 2013)


To Simon Petrie, whose novella “Flight 404” was nominated for a Ditmar for Best Novelette or Novella.

Upcoming workshops, courses and events

Rik Lagarto will be teaching a workshop on “Writing for Performance” on 21 April at the ACT Writers Centre.

Several CSFG members will be teaching workshops at the Conflux 9 SF convention from 25-28 April. (see our workshops page for more details)

Sales and publications

Nicole R Murphy’s anthology of original and classic stories, In Fabula-divino, is available in e-book versions from Amazon and Smashwords.

Ian McHugh sold his story “When the rain comin” to Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine

Alan Baxter sold his story “Roll the Bones” to Crowded Magazine