Nominations are now open for the 2014 Tin Duck Awards, the annual Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation (WASFF) Achievement Awards for WA writers and artists. The awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony for Swancon 2014, which will be held at the Ibis Styles Hotel on Sunday the 20th of April 2014.

The categories for the 2014 Tin Ducks are:

  • Best Professional Long Written Work
  • Best Professional Short Written Work
  • Best Professional Artwork
  • Best Professional Production
  • Best Fan Written Work
  • Best Fan Artwork
  • Best Fan Production

    Works eligible to be nominated must have been “published” (be it written work, art or any form of performing art or convention running) in the 2013 calendar year, and must not have been voted upon in any previous Tin Duck Award. Works will be validated by the Tin Duck Awards Committee, and may be moved to a different category than nominated for if deemed necessary. Any works nominated without a category may be deemed invalid by the Awards Committee. Nominations may be subject to short-listing if necessary in categories with large number of nominations.

    Multiple nominations may be submitted for any category. Nominations must be received no later than midnight 28th March 2014 (AWST), and can be submitted via email to

    awards-2014 (at)

    Your email should include your name, plus the category and title for each nomination.

    Happy Nominating! News Blog
    Published: 09:19 on Feb 25, 2014
    Last Updated: 17:57 on Mar 24, 2014