Nova 2017 Results


Place Prize Title Author
1 R 2 000 The Last Baby Jill Morsbach
2 R 1 000 The Cloaker Odell Coetzee
3 R 500 The Family Tree Gary Kuyper

Previous Results


Between 1998 and 2014, Nova comprised two divisions, a General section, and a South African section.
The Probe column shows which edition of Probe the story was published in.

Download a complete list or all previous Nova winners since 1971

Year Position Author Title Prize Judge Probe
2017 1st Jill Morsbach The Last Baby R 2 000 Gerald Gaylard 175
2017 2nd Odell Coetzee The Cloaker R 1 000 Gerald Gaylard 175
2017 3rd Gary Kuyper The Family Tree R   500 Gerald Gaylard 175
2016 1st Gary Kuyper A Wink and a Smile R 2 000 David Levey 171
2016 2nd Philip Machanick The Uncanny Valley R 1 000 David Levey 171
2016 3rd Deon Schneider The Reluctant Immortal R   500 David Levey 171
2015 1st Mike Hardaker 10 R 2 000 Arthur Goldstuck 167
2015 2nd Sean Watkins A Harmonious Tale R 1 000 Arthur Goldstuck 167
2015 Joint 3rd Sharon Angus The Desert Does Not Forgive R   250 Arthur Goldstuck 167
2015 Joint 3rd Brian Warner The Office Dragon R   250 Arthur Goldstuck 168
2014 1st SA Gary Kuyper Chemical Creatures R 1 000 Arthur Goldstuck 163
2014 2nd SA Reen Collett What Shem Remembered R   600 Arthur Goldstuck 163
2014 1st GEN Belinda Lewis Foxfather R   750 Jennie Ridyard 163
2014 2nd GEN Piers Carey Electric Sheep R   375 Jennie Ridyard 163
2014 2nd GEN Ken Cockroft Short Cuts R   375 Jennie Ridyard 164
2013 1st SA David Platt Doppelganger R 1 000 Arthur Goldstuck 159
2013 2nd SA Alison Smith Exploring Otherworld Earth R   600 Arthur Goldstuck 159
2013 3rd SA Sean Harvey Graveyard Shift R   400 Arthur Goldstuck 160
2013 1st GEN Belinda Lewis Unearthly Creatures R   750 Lauren Beukes 159
2013 2nd GEN Piers Carey The Jacket R   375 Lauren Beukes 160
2013 2nd GEN Ken Cockroft The Seduction of Lady Porcinyrr R   375 Lauren Beukes 159
2012 1st SA Alison Smith Alliyah's Journey into Legend R   800 Arthur Goldstuck 156
2012 1st SA George Rose An Unexpected Visitor R   800 Arthur Goldstuck 155
2012 3rd SA Richard Willson Cassandra's Cry R   400 Arthur Goldstuck 156






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