Ditmar Awards 2005

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2006 <— Ditmar Awards —> 2004
Where and When: Thylacon, the 44th Australian National Science Fiction Convention, Hobart, Tasmania : June 11, 2005
Eligibility Year: 2004
Novella Or Novelette
  • Winner: “The Last Days of Kali Yuga”, Paul Haines (NFG Aug 2004)
  • “Catabolic Magic”, Richard Harland (Aurealis #32 2004)
  • “Home by the Sea”, Cat Sparks (Orb #6)
  • “Water Babies”, Simon Brown (Agog! Smashing Stories)
  • “The Whole of the Law”, Stephen Dedman (Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #13)
Short Story
  • Winner: “Singing My Sister Down”, Margo Lanagan (Black Juice)
  • “The Interminable Suffering of Mysterious Mr. Wu”, Rjurik Davidson (Aurealis #33/34/35 2005)
  • “Number 3 Raw Place”, Deborah Biancotti (Agog! Smashing Stories)
  • “R”, Ben Peek (Agog! Smashing Stories)
Collected Work
Fan Website/zine
Fan Writer
Fan Artist
Fan Achievement
William Atheling Jr. Award For Criticism Or Review
  • Winner (tie): Robert Hood (review of Weight of Water at Hood Reviews, asking "is this film a ghost story?")
  • Winner (tie): Jason Nahrung ("Why are publishers afraid of horror", BAM, Courier Mail, 20 March 2004)
  • Ben Peek (review of Haruki Murakami's work in the Urban Sprawl Project)
Professional Achievement
  • Winner: Clarion South Team, for negotiating with the US Clarion people, then promoting and establishing Clarion South which gives emerging writer the chance to work with the best in the business
  • Jonathan Strahan, for work over the year in internationally published reviews and in editing anthologies
  • Cat Sparks, for editing and writing including winning third place in the writers of the future award
  • Margo Lanagan, for Black Juice
  • Sean Williams, for The Crooked Letter and efforts in teaching
  • Tales of the Crypto-System, Geoffrey Maloney (his short story publications)

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