Guest of Honour shortlisted for Aurealis Awards

kaaron1Conflux 9 Guest of Honour Kaaron Warren has been shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards with her science fiction short story “The Lighthouse Keepers’ Club” (Exotic Gothic 4, PS Publishing) and her horror short story “Sky” (Through Splintered Walls, Twelfth Planet Press). Through Splintered Walls was also shortlisted in the Collection category.

Congratulations to Kaaron and other Conflux 9 panellists and members shortlisted for the awards, which will be announced at a gala ceremony in Sydney on 18 May 2013. For more information about the Aurealis Awards and for a full list of finalists, visit www.aurealisawards.org

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Conflux’s Kaaron Warren recommended by Locus

Locus Magazine has included Conflux 9 Special Guest Kaaron Warren in its 2012 Recommended Reading List.

Karen’s novella ‘Sky’ (which appeared in her four-story collection Through Splintered Wallsis featured in the list, which reads like a veritable ‘who’s who’ of speculative fiction.

You can find out more about Kaaron on the Guests page.

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Locus recommends Conflux 9 international guest of honour

verdigrisLocus Magazine has included Conflux 9 International Guest of Honour Nalo Hopkinson in its 2012 Recommended Reading List.

Nalo’s young adult novel The Chaos and her short story ‘The Easthound’ feature on the list alongside an absolute swag of the best speculative stories on the planet (and possibly off the planet too).

Don’t forget to pre-order Nalo’s books so you can collect them at Conflux.

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Pre-orders open for Nalo Hopkinson books

verdigrisThe International Guest of Honour for Conflux 9/Natcon 2013 is Nalo Hopkinson.

As nearly all of Nalo Hopkinson’s titles have no distribution in Australia, Slow Glass Books is offering the below titles for pre-order. All orders will be available for pick up in the Dealers Room at Conflux 9. Orders may be arranged by emailing Justin at slowglass dot com dot au.

SISTER MINE – Hardcover – $34.95**

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/sister-mine/9780446576925/

REPORT FROM PLANET MIDNIGHT – Trade Paperback – $19.95

http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php/NaloHopkinson

THE CHAOS – Hardcover – $24.95 or Trade Paperback – $16.95

http://books.simonandschuster.com/Chaos/Nalo-Hopkinson/9781416954880

THE NEW MOON’S ARMS – Trade Paperback – $19.95

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/the-new-moons-arms/9780446581974/

THE SALT ROADS – Trade Paperback/Print-on-Demand – $29.95

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/the-salt-roads/9780446677134/

SKIN FOLK – Trade Paperback/Print-on-Demand – $29.95

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/skin-folk/9780446678032/

MIDNIGHT ROBBER – Trade Paperback – $19.95

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/midnight-robber/9780446675604/

BROWN GIRL IN THE RING – Trade Paperback – $19.95

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/brown-girl-in-the-ring/9780446674331/

Edited by NALO HOPKINSON:

MOJO: CONJURE STORIES – Trade Paperback/Print-on-Demand – $29.95

http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/nalo-hopkinson/mojo/9780446679299/

SO LONG BEEN DREAMING: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy – Trade Paperback – $34.95

http://www.arsenalpulp.com/bookinfo.php?index=192

PLEASE PLACE ORDERS BY EMAILING: Justin at slowglass dot com dot au

***        Please note that the links for each title list the US prices.

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