The Aurealis Awards are on this weekend, and there are some marvellous Australian works on the shortlists. Here are some reviews to tempt you…

The Undivided by Jennifer Fallon

Ember and Ash by Pamela Freeman

Stormlord’s Exile by Glenda Larke

The Shattered City by Tansy Rayner Roberts

The Courier’s New Bicycle by Kim Westwood

The Waterboys by Peter Docker

The Shattering by Karen Healey

The Last Days of Kali Yuga by Paul Haines

Bluegrass Symphony by Lisa L Hannett

Nightsiders by Sue Isle

Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti

Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts

The full Aurealis Awards shortlists can be found here. Winners are announced at the Awards ceremony in Sydney on Saturday 12 May – tickets are still available!