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Tehani Wessely has worked as an editor, publisher, and teacher-librarian. She has written reviews, non-fiction and interviews for a range of publications including ASif!, Magpies and Fiction Focus and she has been a judge for the Aurealis Awards.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2016 shortlisted Ditmar Awards William Atheling Jr Award For the Squeeing over Supergirl series (with David McDonald).
2016 shortlisted Ditmar Awards William Atheling Jr Award For the Reviewing New Who series (with David McDonald and Tansy Rayner Roberts).
2010 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Fan Writer For body of work.

Awards for Works

Focus 2014 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction 2015 anthology short story

'Looking for a taste of the very best science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories around? The third of an annual series, Focus 2014 collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards shortlisting.' (Publication summary)

2015 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology Division
Cranky Ladies of History 2015 anthology short story

'Warriors, pirates, murderers and queens…

'Throughout history, women from all walks of life have had good reason to be cranky. Some of our most memorable historical figures were outspoken, dramatic, brave, feisty, rebellious and downright ornery.

'Cranky Ladies of History is a celebration of 22 women who challenged conventional wisdom about appropriate female behaviour, from the ancient world all the way through to the twentieth century. Some of our protagonists are infamous and iconic, while others have been all but forgotten under the heavy weight of history.

'Sometimes you have to break the rules before the rules break you.' (Publication summary)

2016 winner Ditmar Awards Best Collected Work
2016 shortlisted ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Fiction
Phantazein 2014 anthology poetry short story

'You think you know all the fables that have ever been told. You think you can no longer be surprised by stories. Think again.

'With origins in myth, fairytales, folklore and pure imagination, the stories and poems in these pages draw on history that never was and worlds that will never be to create their own unique tales and traditions…

'The next generation of storytellers is here.' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Collected Work
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