Next time I have a short story nominated for the Aurealis Awards will Somebody. Please. Tell. Me.
And my name is right next to Catherine Jinks, who is the first (and possibly only) author I ever wrote a fan letter to.**
Congratulations to Anna Tambour who won the category, and whose story I will now hunt down because all the ones I have read have touched me very deeply and occasionally left scars.
Okay, it was a very short story, and I was one among many nominees but still. Obviously I do not google myself enough.
*Well, realistically, this is me, so it probably isn’t that surprising I didn’t know.
**Second person. Catherine Jinks even replied. A lady in waiting answered the other one.