Tuesday, 23 June 2015

2015 Sunburst Awards for Can Lit of the Fantastic: Shortlists announced

Two days ago, the Sunburst Award Society announced the shortlists for its two categories of Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. (Shortlists published at http://www.sunburstaward.org/2015-sunburst-shortlists)

These awards, presented annually in the categories of Adult and Young Adult speculative fiction, aim to recognize the novels or book-length collections of Canadian writers (citizens or landed immigrants) of fantasy, with a cash award and a Sunburst medallion. Winners will be announced in September.

Here are this year's nominees in the Young Adult category:

The Night Gardener
by Jonathan Auxier

Tin Star
by Cecil Castellucci
Roaring Brook Press

A Breath of Frost
by Alyxandra Harvey
Bloomsbury Press

Sophie, In Shadow
by Eileen Kernaghan
Thistledown Press

The Door in the Mountain
by Caitlin Sweet

Congratulations to all nominees!

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