This year’s Australian Natcon will be hosted at Swancon in Perth, from 21-25 April. As part of the celebrations, the convention will present not only the Tin Duck Awards (for achievement by the West Australian sci-fi, fantasy and horror community) but also the national 2011 Ditmar Awards.
Morrigan Books is proud to feature in several of the voting categories for both awards.
Best WA Professional Short Written Work
Home by Martin Livings (in Scenes From the Second Storey)
Out by Stephen Dedman (in Scenes From the Second Storey)
Best Short Story
She Said by Kirstyn McDermott (in Scenes From the Second Storey)
Best Collected Work
Scenes From the Second Storey, ed Amanda Pillar and Pete Kempshall
Best New Talent
Pete Kempshall (writer and editor)
Voting for the Ditmar Awards is open until one minute before midnight Perth time on Friday, 22nd of April, 2011 (ie. 11:59pm, GMT+8), and is open to members of Swancon Thirty Six (including supporting members) and to members of Dudcon III who were eligible to vote in the 2010 Award
The official ballot paper, including postal address information, may be downloaded as a PDF format file from: http://ditmars.sf.org.au/2011/2011_Ditmar_Ballot.pdf
Votes can be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online voting is available at: http://ditmars.sf.org.au/2011
Tin Ducks ballots may be posted to:
Tin Ducks Awards Committee
PO Box 555
Inglewood WA 6932
Posted ballots need to be postmarked no later than 13 April 2011.
Alternatively, completed ballots may be placed in the ballot box in the registration area of the convention by 5:00pm, Saturday 23 April 2011. Printed ballot papers will be available at the convention Voting is open to full and supporting members of Swancon. Ballot papers may also be downloaded from http://2011.swancon.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/TinDuckVoting.pdf