Golden Aurealis for best novel
The Aurealis Awards are presented annually by the Australia-based Chimaera Publications and WASFF to published works in order to “recognise the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy, horror writers”. To qualify, a work must have been first published by an Australian citizen or permanent resident between 1 January and 31 December of the corresponding year; the presentation ceremony is held the following year. It has grown from a small function of around 20 people to a two-day event attended by over 200 people.
The Golden Aurealis for best novel is a retired award.
Our Award Winners - Golden Aurealis for best novel
By Isobelle Carmody
- Golden Aurealis for best novel in 2005
After a freak accident, Alyzon Whitestarr hears and sees and smells things no one else can detect. She begins to smell something truly terrible; a sickness of the spirit infecting some people, leading them to..