21 March 2013

Aurealis 2012

Rather to my surprise, And All the Stars made the shortlist for the 2012 Aurealis Awards in both the young adult and the science fiction novel categories!

Science Fiction Novel
Suited by Jo Anderton (Angry Robot)
The Last City by Nina D’Aleo (Momentum)
And All The Stars by Andrea K Host (self-­‐published)
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina (Walker Books)
Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix (Allen & Unwin)
The Rook by Daniel O’Malley (Harper Collins)

Young Adult Novel
Dead, Actually by Kaz Delaney (Allen & Unwin)
And All The Stars by Andrea K. Host (self-­‐published)
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Amberlin Kwaymullina (Walker Books)
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin)
Into That Forest by Louis Nowra (Allen & Unwin)

Always great to wake up to a massive compliment!  Big congratulations to all the other finalists.


  1. Congrats!! I loved And All The Stars, definitely deserves it :)

    - Nyx @ Unraveling Words

  2. Congratulations, indeed. There's no doubt that AAtS deserves to be up there.

  3. Congrats! It was a great book. I enjoyed it as much as the Touchstone series.

  4. Loved it too, especially at second reading.

    Did anyone else notoce that you're the only self-published author here ? And that there IS a self-published author there ? !!

  5. Thanks everyone!

    SFReader - I think there were one or two comments. I've been shortlisted before (for "Medair"), so it's not new territory. [There's also a self-published collection of short stories on the shortlist (though most of the stories in the collection were initially published traditionally).]

  6. I'm on holidays enjoying reading more of your books on Kindle. Delighted by your nominations!


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