2022 Ditmar Award Winners for achievement in Australian Science Fiction

The annual Ditmar Awards recognise achievement in Australian science fiction (including fantasy and horror) and science fiction fandom. The Ditmars for 2022 were presented on October 1 at Conflux 16, the Australian National Science Fiction Convention, held in Canberra.

The awards are named in honour of Australian fan and artist Martin James Ditmar “Dick” Jenssen who financially supported the awards at their inception in 1969.

BEST NOVEL – The Bridge, J.S. Breukelaar. Published by Meerkat Press

BEST NOVELLA OR NOVELETTE – “Ariadne, I Love You”, J. Ashley-Smith, in Ariadne, I Love You. Published by Meerkat Press.

BEST SHORT STORY – “The King in Yella”, Kaaron Warren, in Under Twin Suns: Alternate Histories of the Yellow Sign. Published by Hippocampus Press.

BEST COLLECTED WORK – Tool Tales, Ellen Datlow and Kaaron Warren. Published by IFWG Publishing Australia.

BEST FAN PUBLICATION IN ANY MEDIUM – Earl Grey Editing, Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

BEST FAN WRITER – Kat Clay, for interviews and reviews on YouTube and katclay.com.

BEST FAN ARTIST – C.H. Pearce, for fanart on Instagram, including Em and Gyre, Lysande, Cruelty Free, and Rocket Launch Good.

WILLIAM ATHELING JR AWARD FOR CRITICISM OR REVIEW – Ian Mond, for reviews in Locus.

BEST ARTWORK – not awarded due to insufficient nominations

BEST NEW TALENT – not awarded due to insufficient nominations

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