Wednesday 19 November 2014

2014 Aurora Awards: Science Fiction & Fantasy Awards winners

The 2014 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 were presented in ten categories this year:

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

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

Best English YA (Young Adult) Novel

The Ehrich Weisz Chronicles: Demon Gate 
by Marty Chan
Fitzhenry & Whiteside

by Amanda Sun
Harlequin Teen

The Lake and the Library 
by S.M. Beiko
ECW Press

Out of Time 
by D. G. Laderoute
Five Rivers Publishing

by Neil Godbout
Bundoran Press

The Rising 
by Kelley Armstrong
Doubleday Canada 


The winner of the 2014 Aurora Award for Young Adult Fiction, presented at Canvention 34 in Vancouver on October 3, 2014 is:

Kelley Armstrong


The Rising
Dark Rising Book 3
Doubleday Canada
432 pp.
Ages 12+

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