Suited by Jo Anderton, art by Dominic HarmanSpecFaction NSW, the organising body for the Aurealis Awards – recognising the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers – have announced the 2012 shortlisted finalists and we’re delighted to report that Jo Anderton has been nominated in the Best Science Fiction Novel Category for Suited.

Jo has also been shortlisted in both the Best Fantasy Short Story and Best Horror Short Story categories for ‘Sanaa’s Army’, which was published in Bloodstones, a dark fantasy anthology from Ticonderoga Publications.

The winners of the 2012 Aurealis Awards will be revealed at a gala ceremony on the evening of Saturday 18th May 2013 at The Independent Theatre in North Sydney. See the Aurealis Awards website for a full list of the shortlisted nominees.

All mechanical digits very firmly crossed!