Aurealis magazine has been successful in its grant application from the Australia Council Literature Board for 2007. This will mean increased pay rates for authors appearing in issues #38 and #39 to be published in 2007. Now is the time to send us your best story for consideration. See our guidelines. Now is also the time to take out a subscription to Aurealis as our policy has always been to fast-track the reading and evaluation of submissions from subscribers.
The 11th annual Aurealis Awards Ceremony will be at 6.00pm on Saturday 27th January 2007 at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland. This event will be teeming with authors, publishers, literary agents and readers, including hosts Kim Wilkins and Sean Williams, US editor Gardner Dozois and Aurealis magazine editor Stuart Mayne.
Everyone is welcome at this celebration of Australian achievement in speculative fiction brought to you by Fantastic Queensland. Tickets are $27.50 and include post-ceremony tail function where drinks and food will be served. They can be purchased online from the Judith Wright Centre box office (www.jwcoca.qld.gov.au and find the Aurealis Awards under ‘what's on’) or in person from the Judith Wright Centre box office (Ph 07 3872 9000 Monday to Friday 12noon-4pm) or in person from Pulp Fiction bookshop, Brisbane, (Ph 07 3236 2750). The 2006 Aurealis Awards Short Lists are available on http://www.fantasticqueensland.com/~aurealisawards/home.html.