Thursday 3 July 2014

2014 Sunburst Award shortlists announced

At the end of June, 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

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:

Sorrow's Knot

by Erin Bow

Scholastic Inc.

The Cats of Tanglewood Forest

by Charles de Lint

Illustrated by Charles Vess

Little Brown Books


by Cory Doctorow

Tom Doherty Associates

The Path of Names

by Ari Goelman

Scholastic Inc.


by Meaghan McIsaac

Dancing Cat Books

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