Several Australians have been named as finalists for the Locus Awards for science-fiction and fantasy writing.
Australian publisher Twelfth Planet Press’ collection of tributes to science-fiction author Octavia E Butler, Luminescent Thread: Connections to Octavia E Butler (ed Alexandra Pierce & Mimi Mondal) is shortlisted in the nonfiction category.
Australian artist Shaun Tan has been nominated in the artist category, and Belfast-born Perth-based writer Jonathan Strahan has been nominated in the editor category.
The winners will be announced during the Locus Awards weekend, which runs from 22-24 June, in Seattle.
See the full shortlists here.