Best of Aurealis anthology announced - vote now to have a say!
As part of our twenty-fifth-year birthday celebration in 2015, we will be publishing our all-time top twenty-five Aurealis stories in our Best of Aurealis anthology both in print and as an eBook. As one of the first steps we are now asking you to vote for what you consider the best three of the twenty Aurealis stories first published in our epublication form in 2011 and 2012. Please make sure your choices are registered by the 25th of April, 2014. Stay tuned for more updates on opportunities to influence which stories will be selected.
Celebrate @AurealisMag hitting 500 followers
Celebrate 500 Aurealis FaceBook Page Likes with free issues!
To celebrate reaching 500 Likes on the Aurealis Facebook Page, we’re going to make 5 issues of Aurealis (#51, #52, #53, #54 & #55) FREE for 24 HOURS starting from 5.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) Monday 13 January and finishing 5.00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday 14 January. Grab the issues from here:
10 Aurealis Stories make the Tangent Online 2013 Recommended Reading List
Tangent, the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy, has listed ten Aurealis stories in its 2013 Recommended Reading List, including two with 2 stars and one with 3 stars. With very few exceptions, the other stories on the list are from professionally paying markets as defined by SFWA (5c/wd). Here are the Aurealis stories that made the list:
“Monday-Child” by C.S. McMullen (Aurealis #57, 2/13)) F
“Where Colossi Sleep” by Daniel Baker (Aurealis #57, 2/13) SF*
“Catspaw” by James Bradley (Aurealis #60 5/13) F**
“Kernel” by Sean Monaghan (Aurealis #61, 6/13) SF
“Remnants” by Dan Rabarts (Aurealis #62, 7/13) F*
“The Pillar of the Small God” by Gerry Huntman (Aurealis #63, 8/13) SF*
“Prophet” by Liam Pieper (Aurealis #63, 8/13) SF*
“Intelligent Design” by Marta Salek (Aurealis #64, 9/13) SF***
“Poppies” by S G Larner (Aurealis #65, 10/13) F*
“Butcher’s Hook” by Jason Franks (Aurealis #65, 10/13) F**