Sunday 6 October 2013

2013 Aurora Awards (Prix Aurora) for Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy

The 2013 Auroras, a.k.a. Aurora Award and Prix Aurora, Canada's Science Fiction & Fantasy Awards since 1980, were recently awarded by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA). 

Awards are presented in eleven categories:

  1. Novel
  2. YA Fiction
  3. Short Fiction
  4. Poem / Song
  5. Graphic Novel
  6. Related Work
  7. Artist
  8. Fan Publication
  9. Fan Filk
  10. Fan Organizational
  11. Fan Related Work

The nominees for the YA award were announced in May, with voting extended to September.  These were the nominated titles:

by Leah Bobet
Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic

The Calling 
by Kelley Armstrong
Doubleday Canada

by Neil Godbout
Bundoran Press

Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero 
by Michell Plested
Five Rivers

Pirate Cinema 
by Cory Doctorow
Tor Teen

Under My Skin 
by Charles de Lint
Razorbill Canada 








The winner of the 2013 Aurora Award for Young Adult Fiction, presented at Can-Con in Ottawa, is

Charles de Lint

Under My Skin 
The Wildings, Book One
Razorbill Canada
416 pp.
Ages 12+

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