The winners of 2013 Aurora Award, celebrating the best in Canadian fiction (in both English and French), have been announced:
- NOVEL: The Silvered – Tanya Huff
- YA FICTION: Under my Skin, The Wildlings – Charles de Lint
- SHORT FICTION: “The Walker of the Shifting Borderland” – Douglas Smith
- POEM / SONG: “A Sea Monster Tells His Story” – David Clink
- GRAPHIC NOVEL: Weregeek – Alina Pete
- RELATED WORK: Hayden Trenholm – Blood and Water
- ARTIST: Erik Mohr – Cover Art for ChiZine Publications
- FAN PUBLICATION: Speculating Canada Blog – Derek Newman-Stille
- FAN FILK: Kari Maaren – Body of Work
- FAN ORGANIZATIONAL: Randy McCharles – When Worlds Collide
- FAN RELATED WORK: Ron Friedman – Aurora Awards Voter Package
Additionally, Robert J. Sawyer has received the Lifetime Achievement Aurora Award.
Congratulations to all the winners!
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The finalists for the Aurora AWard, celebrating the best in Canadian fiction (in both English and French), have been announced :
Best Novel – English
- Destiny’s Fall by Marie Bilodeau, Dragon Moon Press
- Food for the Gods by Karen Dudley, Ravenstone Books
- Healer’s Sword: Part 7 of the Okal Rel Saga by Lynda Williams, EDGE
- The Silvered by Tanya Huff, DAW Books, Inc.
- Thunder Road by Chadwick Ginther, Ravenstone Books
- Triggers by Robert J. Sawyer, Penguin Canada
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Winners of the Prix Aurora Awards, given to Canadian works in both French and English, (a.k.a. the Auroras) have been announced:
- BEST NOVEL – English: Wonder, by Robert J. Sawyer
- BEST SHORT FICTION – English: “The Needle’s Eye,” by Suzanne Church
- BEST POEM / SONG – English: “Skeleton Leaves,” by Helen Marshall
- BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL – English: Goblins, created by Tarol Hunt
- BEST RELATED WORK – English: On Spec, published by the Copper Pig Writers’ Society
- BEST ARTIST: Dan O’Driscoll
- BEST FAN PUBLICATION: Bourbon and Eggnog, by Eileen Bell, Ryan McFadden, Billie Milholland, and Randy McCharles
- BEST FAN FILK: Phil Mills, Body of Song-Writing Work including FAWM and 50/90
- BEST FAN ORGANIZATIONAL: Randy McCharles, founder and chair of When Words Collide
- BEST FAN OTHER: Peter Watts, “Reality: The Ultimate Mythology” lecture
[via SF Site News and Locus Online]
This year’s winners of the Prix Aurora Awards, were announced:
- BEST LONG FORM WORK IN ENGLISH: Marseguro, by Edward Willett
- MEILLEUR LIVRE EN FRANCAISn: Les vents de Tammerlan, by Michele Laframboise
- BEST SHORT-FORM WORK IN ENGLISH: “Ringing in the Changes in Okotoks, Alberta,” by Randy McCharles
- MEILLEUR NOUVELLE EN FRANCAIS: “Le Dome de Saint-Macaire,” by Jean-Louis Trudel
- BEST WORK IN ENGLISH (OTHER): Neo-Opsis, edited by Karl Johanson
- MEILLUER OUVRAGE EN FRANCAIS (AUTRE): Solaris, edited by Joel Champetier
- ARTISTIC ACCOMPLISHMENT: Looking for Group, by Lar deSouza
- FAN ACHIEVEMENT (FANZINE): The Original Universe, edited by Jeff Boman
- FAN ACHIEVEMENT (ORGANIZATIONAL): World Fantasy 2008, Randy McCharles
- FAN ACHIEVEMENT (OTHER): Heather Dale Concert, Joan Sherman (Organizer)
Congratulations to the winners!
See also: Past winners.