The Sunburst Award Committee has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, including a new category, Short Story.
Sunburst Award winners receive a cash prize of $1,000 for the Adult and Young Adult categories, and $500 for the short story category, as well as a medallion which incorporates the Sunburst logo.
Jurors for the 2016 award are Timothy Anderson, Sylvie Bérard, Virginia O’Dine, Dale Sproule, and Myna Wallin.
Sunburst Award winners will be announced on September 14th.
- Charlotte Ashley, “La Héron” [The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2015]
- Rebecca Campbell, “The Glad Hosts” [Lackington’s Magazine, Issue 7]
- Mike Donoghue, “Stuck in the Past” [Abyss & Apex, Issue 54]
- Catherine A. MacLeod, “Hide and Seek” [Playground of Lost Toys, Exile Editions]
- Kelly Robson, “Two-Year Man” [Asimov’s Science Fiction, August 2015]
- Peter Wendt, “Get the Message” [Second Contacts, Bundoran Press]
- Katherine Fawcett, The Little Washer of Sorrows [Thistledown Press]
- Gemma Files, Experimental Film [Chizine Publications]
- Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Signal to Noise [Solaris]
- Heather O’Neill, Daydreams of Angels [HarperCollins Canada]
- Robert Charles Wilson, The Affinities [Tor]
YOUNG ADULT FICTION
- Leah Bobet, An Inheritance of Ashes [Scholastic Canada]
- David Carroll, Sight Unseen [Scholastic Canada]
- Mikaela Everett, The Unquiet [HarperCollins]
- Kenneth Oppel, The Nest [HarperCollins]
- Neil Smith, Boo [Knopf]
[Via SF Site News.]