BEST SHORT FICTION
(Up to 7,500 words)

HIS SHINING DAY by RICHARD HARLAND
(PS Publishing)


BEST COLLECTED WORKS
(3 or more short stories by a single author)

CROW SHINE by ALAN BAXTER
(Ticonderoga Publications)


BEST EDITED WORK
(3 or more short stories by two (2) or more authors; edited by one or more editors)

DEAD OF NIGHT
Edited by SHANE JIRAIYA CUMMINGS
(Published by the AHWA)


BEST NOVEL
(At least 40,000 words)

THE GRIEF HOLE by KAARON WARREN
(IFWG Publishing Australia)


PAUL HAINES AWARD FOR LONG FICTION
(Between 7,501 to 39,999 words)

TIPUNA TAPU by DAN RABARTS
(Clan Destine Press)

2016

Novel
THE GRIEF HOLE
KAARON WARREN


Long Fiction
TIPUNA TAPU
DAN RABARTS

Short Fiction
HIS SHINING DAY

RICHARD HARLAND

Edited Publication
DEAD OF NIGHT
SHANE JIRAIYA CUMMINGS

Collection
CROW SHINE
ALAN BAXTER

2015

Novel

 

Long Fiction

Short Fiction

Edited Publication

Collection

2014

Novel
Wolf Creek: Origin

Aaron Sterns & Greg McLean

Long Fiction
Dreams of Destruction
Shane Jiraiya Cummins

Short Fiction
Shadows of the Lonely Dead
Alan Baxter

Edited Publication
SQ Mag #14
Sophie Yorkston

Collection
Last Year When We Were Young
Andrew J. McKiernan 

2013

Novel
809 Jacobs Street

Marty Young

Long Fiction
The Unwanted Women of Surrey
Kaaron Warren

Short Fiction
Caterpillars
Debbie Cowens

Edited Publication
Baby Teeth: Bite Sized Tale of Terrors
Dan Rabarts & Lee Murray

Collection
The Bone Chime Song – and other stories
Jo Anderton 

2012

Novel
Perfections
Kirstyn McDermott

Long Fiction
Sky
Kaaron Warren

Short Fiction
Birthday Suit
Martin Livings

Edited Publication
Surviving the End
Craig Bezant

Collection
Through Splintered Walls
Kaaron Warren

2011

Novel
No Award

Long Fiction
The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt
Paul Haines

Short Fiction
Shovel Man Joe
Amanda J. Spedding

Edited Publication
Dead Red Heart
Russell B. Farr

Collection
Tales of Sin and Madness
Brett McBean

2010

Long Fiction
Under Stones – Bob Franklin

Edited Publication
Macabre: A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears
Angela Challis & Marty Young

Short Fiction
She Said – Kirstyn McDermott
A Book of Endings

2009

Long Fiction
Slights – Kaaron Warren

Edited Publication
Grants Pass
Jennifer Brozek & Amanda Pillar

Short Fiction
Six Suicides – Deborah Biancotti
A Book of Endings

2008

“The Claws of Native Ghosts”
Lee Battersby, The Beast Within (Graveside Books)

2007

Toother
Terry Dowling, Eclipse 1 (Night Shade Books)

2006

The Pilo Family Circus,
Will Elliott (ABC Books)

2005

“Father Muerte and the Flesh”,
Lee Battersby, Aurealis #36