Where are they now – George Turner Shortlist, 1998

by Anna Hepworth Last week’s post on the winners (and shortlisters) of the George Turner Award has prompted us to wander off to find out where any (or maybe all) of them have gone on to. To start on this exciting journey, we are starting with 1998. To refresh your memories, the list of shortlisters… Continue reading Where are they now – George Turner Shortlist, 1998

George Turner Prize

For a brief period of time, there was an Australian SF Award named for one of Australia’s eminent sf authors, George Turner1. The competition for this award was originally advertised in the Australian SF bullsheet #85 in October 1997 (and presumably elsewhere) as: Transworld Publishers have announced The George Turner Prize of $10,000 for an… Continue reading George Turner Prize

Fanzines 1983

by Chris Creagh I have in my hot little hand a fanzine edited and published by Seth Lockwood in 1983 called “Give Dog Boiled Yak”, number 2 July. It looks like it was written on a flying hammer typewriter and then stencilled and, you guessed it, belongs in the Murdoch collection. This episode contains: Editorial… Continue reading Fanzines 1983

The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet

The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet is a more or less monthly newsletter that is focused on Australian Science Fiction, fantasy, horror, and related genres. It was started in 1994 by Marc Ortlieb who published it monthly up until 2001 (archives here and here). It was then taken over by Edwina Harvey and Ted Scribner who… Continue reading The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet