Thursday, September 06, 2007

English-language Aurora Award finalists include several SF Canada members

The English-language finalists for the Aurora Awards, to be presented at VCon 32 (October 19 to 21 in British Columbia) have been announced, and include several SF Canada members:

Best Long-Form Work in English
Meilleur livre en anglais

Regeneration (Species Imperative 3), Julie E. Czerneda (DAW Books)
Children of Chaos, Dave Duncan (Tor Books)
Smoke And Ashes, Tanya Huff (DAW Books)
Sun of Suns (Book One of Virga), Karl Schroeder (Tor Books)
Blindsight, Peter Watts (Tor Books)
Righteous Anger (Part Two of the Okal Rel Saga), Lynda Williams (EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing)

Best Short-Form Work in English
Meilleure nouvelle en anglais

"All the Cool Monsters at Once," James Alan Gardner (Mythspring, Red Deer Press)
"This Ink Feels Like Sorrow," Karin Lowachee (Mythspring, Red Deer Press)
"Marked Men," John Mierau (Slipstreams, DAW)
"Biding Time," Robert J. Sawyer (Slipstreams, DAW)
"Lumen Essence," Hayden Trenholm (Neo-opsis SF Magazine 9)

Best Work in English (Other)
Meilleur ouvrage en anglais (Autre)

The Hidden Path, Heather Dale [music cd]
Jousting with Jesters: An ABC for the Younger Dragon, Martin Springett (Orca Book Publishers) [children's alphabet book]
Mythspring, Julie E. Czerneda and Genevieve Kierans, editors (Red Deer Press) [anthology]
Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine, Karl Johanson, editor [SF magazine]
Tesseracts Ten : A Celebration of New Canadian Speculative Fiction, Edo Van Belkom & Robert Charles Wilson, editors (EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) [anthology]

French-language, fan and artistic achievement award finalists have not yet been announced.