Alphanauts along with a $1200 honorarium sponsored by the Winnipeg Science Fiction Society. The annual award is designed to honour a work of science fiction from an author in Western Canada.
"After nearly fifty years in suspended animation a crew of human space explorers return to Earth, only to discover a medical side effect that prevents them remaining on their home planet. Now, in a desperate bid for survival, they must return to space and attempt to colonize an alien world under an alien sun." (Edge Publishing)