Sunburst Awards Shortlist Announced

My Real Children by Jo WaltonEchopraxia by Peter WattsChild of a Hidden Sea by A. M. Dellamonica

The short list for the 2015 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have been announced! My Real Childrenby Jo Walton, is listed in the Adult Fiction category, with Peter Watts’ Echopraxia among the Honourable Mentions. Plus, A. M. Dellamonica’s Child of a Hidden Sea by A. M. Dellamonica made the Honourable Mentions for the Young Adult category.

The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic recognizes exceptional writing in Canadian speculative fiction. The award is named after the first novel by Phyllis Gotlieb (1926–2009), one of the first celebrated writers of contemporary Canadian science fiction and is presented in the fall. Further details and the rest of the shortlist and honorable mentions may be found on the website here.

Congratulations to all of the finalists!