The 2019 Peter McNamara Achievement Award, judged this year by Kirstyn McDermott, was presented to speculative fiction author Kaaron Warren at Continuum 15.
Congratulations to Kaaron, who has won numerous speculative fiction awards for her writing. Kaaron's most recent novel is "Tide of Stone".
The Peter McNamara Achievement Award, formally The Peter (the 'Mac') McNamara Award [for] Lifetime Achievement and Contribution towards Australian Speculative Fiction, is an award presented in honour of the late Peter NcNamara at the Australian National SF Convention awards ceremony. The award was inaugurated by Robert N. Stephenson, and is made and named for the year in which it is presented.