2014 News:

 How much do you love reading science fiction, fantasy and/or horror?

Aurealis is looking to expand its team of Readers.

If you love science fiction, fantasy and/or horror, feel you have a discerning eye for a good story, and would like to read and assess short story submissions to Aurealis, please contact our Submissions Manager, Adrik, at submissions <at> aurealis <dot> com <dot> au with your expression of interest by 22 August 2014.  Please include the titles of the three novels you last read, plus the titles of your favourite novel and your favourite short story and why they are your favourites in 50-100 words.


Posted: August 5th, 2014

 Aurealis extends FREE HALF-YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS to end of August

We've been staggered by the response to our ABSOLUTELY FREE HALF-YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS to Aurealis, so we've decided to extend the offer to the end of August! To get your free subscription to the last 5 issues of the year (Aurealis #72 to Aurealis #76), go to the Subscriptions Page.

Posted: July 30th, 2014

 Aurealis announces FREE HALF-YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS for 2014

As part of Aurealis magazine's upcoming celebration of 25 years of continuous publication, Aurealis is offering an ABSOLUTELY FREE HALF-YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS for 2014. To get your free subscription to the last 5 issues of the year (Aurealis #72 to Aurealis #76), go to the Subscriptions Page. Hurry, the offer is only open until the end of July!

Posted: July 16th, 2014

 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.


Posted: April 2nd, 2014

 Celebrate @AurealisMag hitting 500 followers

To celebrate @AurealisMag hitting 500 followers on Twitter, we’re giving away 5 back-issues of Aurealis (#50, #56, #57, #58 & #59) for FREE until 5pm Wednesday, February 12th AEDT.  Get the issues from:
Posted: February 11th, 2014

 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:


Posted: January 13th, 2014

 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**


Posted: January 13th, 2014
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