→William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or Review
* Cat Sparks, for "Science fiction and climate fiction: contemporary literatures of purpose", in ''Ecopunk! Speculative tales of radical futures'', Ticonderoga Publications.
* Colin Steele, for reviews, in ''SF Commentary''.
* Katharine Stubbs and Tsana Dolichva, for "The Vorkosigan Saga Project" in
"Ventureadlaxre " and "Tsana's Reads and Reviews " ([https://ventureadlaxre.com/2017/02/17/reading-challenge-vorkosigan-saga-project/] and [http://tsanasreads.blogspot.be/search/label/vorkosigan%20saga%20project])
* Nike Sulway, Rebecca-Anne Do Rozario and Belinda Calderone, for ''TEXT Special Issue 43: Into the bush: Australasian fairy tales''.
* Lachlan Walter, for "Dissecting SF: Too Much Gun", in ''Aurealis'' 101.