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message 1: by G33z3r, The Old Guy (last edited May 27, 2017 12:57PM) (new)

G33z3r | 8424 comments Aurora Award Logo
The Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA) have announced the finalists for the 2017 Aurora Award, aka Prix Aurora, for SF/F works by Canadian authors in 2016.

Nominees for Best Novel (English):

Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Company Town by Madeline Ashby Company Town by Madeline Ashby

The Courier (San Angeles, #1) by Gerald Brandt The Courier by Gerald Brandt

The Nature of a Pirate (Hidden Sea Tales, #3) by A.M. Dellamonica The Nature of a Pirate by A.M. Dellamonica

Quantum Night by Robert J. Sawyer Quantum Night by Robert J. Sawyer

Stars Like Cold Fire by Brent Nichols Stars Like Cold Fire by Brent Nichols


For more info, see the Prix Aurora Website. Winner will be announced Sept 23 at Canvention (Hal-Con). They have a special award this year, "Best of the Decade", covering 2001-2010.


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Brendan (mistershine) | 737 comments Company Town so good it got nominated twice.


message 3: by G33z3r, The Old Guy (new)

G33z3r | 8424 comments Brendan wrote: "Company Town so good it got nominated twice."
And Quantum Night was uncertain if it would appear.


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Brendan (mistershine) | 737 comments In a shocking upset, Robert Sawyer won both awards. This differentiates this year's Aurora Prize, since normally Robert Sawyer only wins one award.


message 5: by G33z3r, The Old Guy (new)

G33z3r | 8424 comments Brendan wrote: "In a shocking upset, Robert Sawyer won both awards. This differentiates this year's Aurora Prize, since normally Robert Sawyer only wins one award."

:) Eat your heart out, Atwood. I suppose they'll eventually name the award after him.


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Brendan (mistershine) | 737 comments I confess i have still never read a book by the Most Decorated Canadian Sci-Fi Writer, nor know anything about him.


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