Mar 27

Ditmar om-noms!

So the ballot for the Ditmars have just been announced. It looks like a great list, but scariest of all is:


Best Novel
* Sea Hearts, Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin)
* Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth (Random House Australia)
* Suited (The Veiled Worlds 2), Jo Anderton (Angry Robot)
* Salvage, Jason Nahrung (Twelfth Planet Press)
* Perfections, Kirstyn McDermott (Xoum)
* The Corpse-Rat King, Lee Battersby (Angry Robot)


Best Short Story
* “Sanaa’s Army”, Joanne Anderton, in Bloodstones (Ticonderoga Publications)
* “The Wisdom of Ants”, Thoraiya Dyer, in Clarkesworld 75
* “The Bone Chime Song”, Joanne Anderton, in Light Touch Paper Stand Clear (Peggy Bright Books)
* “Oracle’s Tower”, Faith Mudge, in To Spin a Darker Stair (FableCroft


So… um… eep! Ooooh look at the other people on those lists… O.o

Double eep!

If you are eligible to vote for the Ditmars, then please do! There are so many wonderful people and great stories and damned good work on this list. Let’s vote for them (oh and my stories too if you want to) :)


  1. Sean the Bookonaut

    And the other categories are really strong too. Pretty good selection all round

    1. Joanne

      Absolutely! It’s a great list (and a little scary to be on there!) :)

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