Congratulations to the winners of theSunburst Award Society’s Copper Cylinder Awards!

  • 2013 Copper Cylinder Adult Award: The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson (McElderry Books)
  • 2013 Copper Cylinder Young Adult Award: Starling by Lesley Livingston (HarperCollins).

From the press release:

SUNBURST AWARD SOCIETY ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF ITS SECOND COPPER CYLINDER AWARDS.

Toronto, Ontario (September 15th, 2013) The Sunburst Award Society is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Copper Cylinder Awards. The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual member’s choice award selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year.

The Copper Cylinder Award derives its name from the first Canadian scientific romance, “A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder,” by James De Mille (1833-1880). The winners receive a unique, handcrafted, copper cylinder trophy.

The winner of the 2013 Copper Cylinder Adult Award is The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson (McElderry Books, ISBN – 9781416954880)

The winner of the 2013 Copper Cylinder Young Adult Award is Starling by Lesley Livingston (HarperCollins, ISBN – 9781443407656).

The Sunburst Award Society also confers annually the juried Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Both awards celebrate the best in Canadian fantastic literature published during the previous calendar year.

For additional information about the Copper Cylinder Awards, Sunburst Award Society membership and the voting process please visit the website at http://coppercylinderaward.ca

For additional information about the Sunburst Awards, the nominees and jurors, eligibility and the selection process, please visit the website at http://sunburstaward.org.

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