A fan reviewer and commenter writing at Adventures of a Bookonaut, Sean promotes Australian speculative fiction authors, publishers and community news. In 2011 he ran an interview series on ‘Authors & Social Media’, featuring the likes of, Marianne de Pierres and Margo Lanagan. He submits audio interviews to the fan produced Galactic Chat podcast; Claire Corbett being his most recent. His cunning plan at Continuum is to record audio interviews; file a daily report and tweet selected panels. He will gladly participate in panels or con activities that match his expertise.
Nominators: Alisa Krasnostein (WA), Tansy Rayner Roberts (Tas) and Alexandra Pierce (Vic)
John and Sarah Parker
Sarah and John Parker are Perth Fans with over 50 conventions between them, including the ones they have run. They love to volunteer at conventions, make art, write stuff, and have won a number of Tin Ducks and a Marge Hughes Award between them for their efforts. They have both served on the WASFF Board, but don’t let that fool you. They have also attended and hosted more room parties than is good for them and both once got turfed out of the Gin Palace at 3am! Please come to their NAFF Fundraising parties at Swancon and Continuum this year!
Nominators: Ju Landéesse (WA), Sarah Xu (Qld), Dave Cake (WA)