Robert J. Sawyer is among the 10 people longlisted for a Lifetime Achievement Libris Award voted on by the Canadian bookselling community and presented by Retail Council of Canada.
Last year’s winners were Alice Munro (prior to her winning the Nobel Prize in Literature) and philanthropist Jack Rabinovitch, founder of the Giller Prize.
Toronto’s Bakka Phoenix Books, renowned among sf fans, has been longlisted in the Specialty Bookseller of the Year category. ChiZine Publications, which issues weird fantasy, is up for Small Press Publisher of the Year.
See all award nominees here [PDF file].