I just found out that Bluegrass Symphony has been shortlisted for the 2012 Norma K Hemming Award for race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in Australian speculative fiction. I’m gobsmacked! What an incredible honour to be included on this awesome shortlist:
Black Glass by Meg Mundell (Scribe)
Bluegrass Symphony by Lisa L Hannett (Ticonderoga Publications)
The Devil’s Diadem by Sara Douglass (HarperCollins)
Eona by Alison Goodman (HarperCollins)
Hindsight by A A Bell (HarperCollins)
Nightsiders by Sue Isle (Twelfth Planet Press)
Road to the Soul by Kim Falconer (HarperCollins)
The Shattered City by Tansy Rayner Roberts (HarperCollins)
Yellowcake Springs by Guy Salvidge (Interactive Publications)
Winners and Honourable Mentions will be announced at the awards ceremony at Continuum 8 (51st Natcon on 8-11 June 2012). Congratulations, all!
Oh wow. Well done and congrats…:) you must be over the moon.
Thanks, Rebecca! I’m so chuffed! So awesome to be on a shortlist with these fantastic authors! 😀