2020 Aurora Awards

The 2020 Aurora Awards winners were announced during a livestreamed awards ceremony on August 15 as part of the virtual When Words Collide convention.  

The award winners were chosen by members of the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, for sff works from 2019 by Canadians. 

Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees

  • Heather Dale
  • Cory Doctorow
  • Matthew Hughes

Best Novel

  • The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda, DAW Books

Best Young Adult Novel

  • Bursts of Fire by Susan Forest, Laksa Media Groups Inc

Best Short Fiction

  • This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, Saga Press

Best Graphic Novel

  • Krampus is My Boyfriend! by S.M. Beiko, Webcomic

Best Poem/Song

[TIE]

  • At the Edge of Space and Time by Swati Chavda, Love at the Speed of Light, Ancient Hound Books
  • Bursts of Fire by Sora, theme song for book trailers

Best Related Work

  • On Spec Magazine, Diane L. Walton, Managing Editor, The Copper Pig Writers Society

Best Visual Presentation

  • The Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman, Dark Horse Entertainment

Best Artist

  • Dan O’Driscoll, covers for Bundoran Press and cover for On Spec Magazine #110

Best Fan Writing and Publications

  • R. Graeme Cameron, Polar Borealis, Issues #9 to #12, editor

Best Fan Organizational

  • Derek Künsken and Marie Bilodeau, co-chairs, Can-Con, Ottawa

Best Fan Related Work

  • Derek Newman-Stille, Speculating Canada

Screenshots of winners who accepted their awards on the livestream follow the jump.

MASTER OF CEREMONIES MARK LESLIE LEFEBVRE

HEATHER DALE

CORY DOCTOROW

MATTHEW HUGHES

DEREK NEWMAN-STILLE

DEREK KÜNSKEN AND MARIE BILODEAU

R. GRAEME CAMERON

DIANE L. WALTON

SORA

SWATI CHAVDA

AMAL EL-MOHTAR AND MAX GLADSTONE

SUSAN FOREST

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