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Norma K. Hemming Award

The Norma K. Hemming Award is presented for "excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability: in the form of science fiction and fantasy or related artwork or media".

The Award was not presented in 2017. Instead, it was announced that as of 2018 there would be two categories, Long Work and Short Fiction, and that works from both 2016 and 2017 would be eligible in the introductory year.


(The year associated with the award is the year in which the award was or is to be presented)

  • 2010: Maria Quinn for The Gene Thieves
  • 2011: A. A. Bell for Diamond Eyes
  • 2012: A. A. Bell for Hindsight and Sara Douglass for The Devil’s Diadem
  • 2013: Margo Lanagan for Sea Hearts
  • 2014: N.A. Sulway for Rupetta
  • 2015: Paddy O'Reilly for The Wonders
  • 2016: Louise Katz, for The Orchid Nursery
  • 2018 Long Work: Claire G. Coleman, for Terra Nullius
  • 2018 Short Fiction: Foz Meadows, for "Coral Bones" (in Monstrous Litte Voices)

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