Thursday 13 October 2016

2016 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Lit of the Fantastic: YA nominees and winner

Earlier this year, the Sunburst Award Society announced the shortlists for its three categories of Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.

These awards, presented annually in the categories of Adult and Young Adult speculative fiction, plus a new category of Short Story, aim to recognize the speculative fiction of Canadian writers (citizens or landed immigrants), with a cash award and a Sunburst medallion. Winners were announced in September.

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

An Inheritance of Ashes 
by Leah Bobet
Scholastic Canada

Sight Unseen
by David Carroll
Scholastic Canada

The Unquiet
by Mikaela Everett

The Nest 
by Kenneth Oppel

by Neil Smith

This year's 
in the Young Adult category 

An Inheritance of Ashes
by Leah Bobet
Scholastic Canada
388 pp.
Ages 12+

Reviewed here

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