Rowena spies an award

Such a fabulous news week for Authors of the Clan

Rowena Cory Daniells 'our' author of The Price of Fame has made the Hemming Award shortlist.

The Australian Science Fiction Foundation (ASFF) launched this award at Aussiecon 4, the 68th World Science Fiction Convention held in Melbourne in 2010.

The 'Norma K. Hemming Award' marks excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability’.

Rowena has been shortlisted for her trilogy, The Outcast Chronicles: Besieged, Exile & Sanctuary.

She's in fine company on that shortlist too. The other nominees are: Kate Forsyth for Bitter Greens; Margo Lanagan for Sea Hearts; and Jo Spurrier for Winter Be My Shield.

The winner and runner-up of the Hemming Award will be announced at Conflux, the national SF Convention, in Canberra this weekend.

For more info on Rowena's trilogy and the other contenders go here.