The winners of the Sir Julius Vogel Awards for 2024, recognizing works from the 2023 year, are below.


The full finalists list is on our Sir Julius Vogel Award Finalists – 2024 page

Long list

The long list of nominees is on our Sir Julius Vogel Award Long List – 2024 page.



Professional Categories

Best NovelA New EdenMenilik Henry DyerPodium Publishing
Best Youth NovelMaggie and the Mountain of LightMark SnoadMonarch Educational Services
Best Youth NovelA Spring of MagicJanna RuthSelf-published
Best NovellaHamlet, Prince of RobotsM. Darusha WehmIn Potentia Press
Best Novelette"Happiness"Octavia CadeClarkesworld
Best Short Story"What Bones These Tides Bring"Nikky LeeClan Destine Press
Best Collected WorkYou Are My Sunshine and Other StoriesOctavia CadeStelliform Press
Best Collected WorkRemains To Be Told: Dark Tales of AotearoaLee MurrayClan Destine Press
Best Dramatic PresentationCreamerie - Season 2Writers: Kirsty Fisher, Roseanne Liang, Dan Musgrove, Shoshona McCallumFlat 3 Productions
Best Production/PublicationSidetrackAndi C. Buchanan
Best ArtworkCover art of Tarquin the Honest; Occian's ElvenBex BlackwoodBateman Books

Fan Categories

Best Fan Production/PublicationPhoenixineJohn and Jo Toon (editors)Phoenix Science Fiction Society Inc
Best Fan WritingPass the RulesJo ToonPhoenix Science Fiction Society Inc

Special Awards

Best New TalentMenilik Henry Dyer

Menilik Henry Dyer is a science fiction author, known for his space exploration trilogy: 'A New Eden', ‘A New God', and 'A New War'. Which touches on sci-fi themes like simulated worlds, the fermi paradox, and truly alien aliens.

His series has been described as similar to popular sci-fi series The Three body Problem and The Bobiverse.

His first book was released online for free, going viral and gaining over 100k reads in a month. This led to him gaining a publishing deal.

Readers have praised his work, particularly the hard scientific elements within the story. They've called his work: "Thought provoking.", "A total page turner.”, and "Chalk full of unique and intriguing concepts."

In 2023, a testament to his success as an author, Menilik’s book A New Eden peaked at number 10 across ALL audiobooks in the US and was number 1 in all his categories.