Andrew Harvey and Matthew Kresal nominated for Sidewise Award

Two short stories published by Sea Lion Press have been nominated in the short-form category of the Sidewise Awards, the annual prize for alternate history work for the year of 2020.



Andrew J Harvey (who was interviewed by this magazine here) has been nominated for “Napoleon in Australia,” and Matthew Kresal (a regular contributor to this magazine and author of 'Our Man on the Hill') has been nominated for "Moonshot" both published as part of the 'Alternate Australias' Anthology.


Sea Lion Press would like to congratulate both Andrew and Matthew and wish them and all the other Sidewise nominees the very best when the winners are announced in 2021.


If you want to check out the Anthology deemed to include 2 of the best 3 AH short stories of 2020, 'Alternate Australias' is available now!


"Jared Kavanagh edits a collection of short stories set in different Australias.


What if what we call Australia had become largely Dutch? Could Australia have led intervention in unexpected African conflicts? What adventures might Napoleon Bonaparte have had as he sought to colonise it before the British? Could a space programme launched from Woomera have reached the Moon? How might the Emu War have gone differently?"

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