Thursday, September 18, 2008

2008 Sunburst Awards Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2008 Sunburst Awards that were announced yesterday. For adult speculative fiction the winner was Nalo Hopkinson for The New Moon’s Arms.A new category for the best Young Adult novel was awarded to Joanne Proulx for Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet.The Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is a prized and juried award presented annually. It is based on excellence of writing and awarded to a Canadian writer who has published a speculative fiction novel or book-length collection any time during the previous calendar year. Named after the novel by Phyllis Gotlieb, one of the first published authors of contemporary Canadian speculative fiction, the award consists of a cash prize of $1,000 and a hand-crafted medallion which incorporates a "Sunburst" logo, designed by Marcel Gagné.

For the full details visit the Sunburst Award website.

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