2016 Vogel Award Nominations

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The Vogel awards are approaching so it is time to get nominating!

You can do it thusly:

Nominations for the 2016 Sir Julius Vogel awards are now being accepted. The nomination period will close at 8.00pm on 28th February 2016. The awards recognise excellence in science fiction, fantasy, or horror works created by New Zealanders and New Zealand residents, and first published or released in the 2015 calendar year. Anyone can make a nomination and it is free!

To make a nomination please email sjv_awards@sffanz.org.nz.

My short story “Mr Schmidt’s Dead Pet Emporium” is eligible and has already been nominated. Additional nominations are appreciated as they help the the story enter the ballot.

Nominations should look something like this:
1) Mr Schmidt’s Dead Pet Emporium
2) Sally McLennan
3) Short Story
4) Year of Publication
5) Professional Awards
6) Horror
7) [your contact details here]

That is –

Name / Title of work
Name of Producer / Author / Creator
What the work is i.e. Novel, TV, Movie, Short Story, Web, Collection, Comic, Art
Year of First Release
What category you think the nomination belongs to i.e. Fan awards, Professional awards
GENRE – science fiction, fantasy or horror
Contact details of the person making the nomination e.g. email or/and phone number

If anyone has a full list of eligible works I’d appreciate being able to share that. Get out there and get reading NZ work and nominating your favourite authors 🙂