|The Sir Julius Vogel awards are fan voted awards for
various endeavours in the science fiction, fantasy or horror fields. Professional
nominations can be for novels, short stories, art and others. Fan nominations can be for
fanzine, writing, art, Services to Fandom, Services to Science Fiction and more.
on the Sir Julius Vogel Awards takes place before and at the National Science Fiction
convention each year. You are eligible to vote if you are a member of SFFANZ, OR a member
of the National Science Fiction convention that year. You are only entitled to one vote,
even if you belong to both.
Sir Julius Vogel Awards
The final nomination list for the Sir Julius Vogel Awards 2013 is now available. Please click here to see the list.
Voting for the awards will take place at the 2013 National SF Convention Au Contraire. If
you are a member of SFFANZ, you can vote for the awards even if you are not going to the
convention. Full details of how to vote are on the nomination
|Sir Julius Vogel was a Prime Minister of New Zealand, and
wrote in 1889 what was probably the first full length Science Fiction novel by a New
Zealander, Anno Domini 2000 - A Woman's Destiny.
This book was strongly centred
around New Zealand, and was a utopian view of the future in which women would hold many
positions of authority. "Predictions" which have come true...
At OdysseyCon in 2001, the proposal was made to have the fan awards called the Sir
Julius Vogel Awards. The vote by the fans was near unanimous in favour of the name.