Sunburst AwardShortlist

Given by The Sunburst Award Society

Other Names: Sunburst Award Honorable Mention
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The Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is a juried award based on excellence of writing in two categories: adult and young adult. The awards are presented annually to Canadian show more writers with a speculative fiction novel or book-length collection of speculative fiction published any time during the previous calendar year. Named after the first novel by Phyllis Gotlieb, one of the first published authors of contemporary Canadian science fiction, the awards consist of a cash award of Cdn$1,000 and a medallion which incorporates a specially designed "Sunburst" logo. The winners receive their awards in the fall of every year. show less
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Shortlist 134

Shout / Kill / Revel / Repeat by Scott R JonesAdult2020
The Migration by Helen MarshallAdult2020
Crow Winter: A Novel by Karen McBrideAdult2020
Moccasin Square Gardens: Short Stories by Richard Van CampAdult2020
The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza AzadYoung Adult2020
Nevers by Sara CassidyYoung Adult2020
Those Who Dwell Below (English) by Aviaq JohnstonYoung Adult2020
Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray by Jess KeatingYoung Adult2020
Meat and Salt and Sparks by Rich LarsonShort Story2019
Spellslinger by Sebastien De CastellYoung Adult2019
Black Chuck by Regan McDonellYoung Adult2019
Not Even Bones by Rebecca SchaefferYoung Adult2019
Feeder by Patrick WeekesYoung Adult2019
Spells of Blood and Kin: A Dark Fantasy by Claire HumphreyAdult2017
The Witches of New York by Ami McKayAdult2017
Sleeping Giants by Sylvain NeuvelAdult2017
Necessity by Jo WaltonAdult2017
Last Year by Robert Charles WilsonAdult2017
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard by Jonathan AuxierYoung Adult2017
The Skids by Ian Donald KeelingYoung Adult2017
The Little Washer of Sorrows: and Other Stories by Katherine FawcettAdult2016
Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-GarciaAdult2016
Daydreams of Angels: Stories by Heather O'NeillAdult2016
The Affinities by Robert Charles WilsonAdult2016
The Unquiet by Mikaela EverettYoung Adult2016
The Nest by Kenneth OppelYoung Adult2016
Boo by Neil SmithYoung Adult2016
The Back Of The Turtle by Thomas KingAdult2015
The Troop by Craig DavidsonAdult2015
Station Eleven by Emily St. John MandelAdult2015
My Real Children by Jo WaltonAdult2015
Will Starling by Ian WeirAdult2015
Tin Star by Cecil CastellucciYoung Adult2015
The Night Gardener by Jonathan AuxierYoung Adult2015
A Breath of Frost (The Lovegrove Legacy) by Alyxandra HarveyYoung Adult2015
Sophie, in Shadow by Eileen KernaghanYoung Adult2015
The Door in the Mountain by Caitlin SweetYoung Adult2015
Sister Mine by Nalo HopkinsonAdult2014
River of Stars by Guy Gavriel KayAdult2014
This Strange Way of Dying: Stories of Magic, Desire, and the Fantastic by Silvia Moreno-GarciaAdult2014
The Demonologist by Andrew PyperAdult2014
Sorrow's Knot by Erin BowYoung Adult2014
Homeland by Cory DoctorowYoung Adult2014
The Path of Names by Ari GoelmanYoung Adult2014
Urgle (Brothers of the Ikkuma Pit) by Meaghan McIsaacYoung Adult2014
Finton Moon by Gerard CollinsAdult2013
Over the Darkened Landscape by Derryl MurphyAdult2013
The Blondes: A Novel by Emily SchultzAdult2013
Westlake Soul by Rio YouersAdult2013
Seraphina by Rachel HartmanYoung Adult2013
The Green Man by Michael BedardYoung Adult2013
Pirate Cinema by Cory DoctorowYoung Adult2013
Bright's Light by Susan JubyYoung Adult2013
Rebel Heart by Moira YoungYoung Adult2013
Paradise Tales: and Other Stories by Geoff RymanAdult2012
Blackdog by K. V. JohansenAdult2012
Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism by David NickleAdult2012
Technicolor Ultra Mall by Ryan OakleyAdult2012
Enter, Night by Michael RoweAdult2012
The Pattern Scars by Caitlin SweetAdult2012
All Good Children by Catherine AustenYoung Adult2012
Ultraviolet by R. J. AndersonYoung Adult2012
The Summer of Permanent Wants by Jamieson FindlayYoung Adult2012
The Dead Kid Detective Agency by Evan MundayYoung Adult2012
Blood Red Road by Moira YoungYoung Adult2012
Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel KayAdult2011
WWW: Watch by Robert J. SawyerAdult2011
Chimerascope by Douglas SmithAdult2011
A Taint in the Blood by S. M. StirlingAdult2011
The Steele Chronicles Volume 3: Stealing Home by Hayden TrenholmAdult2011
Bookweirder by Paul GlennonYoung Adult2011
Shapeshifter by Holly BennettYoung Adult2011
Plain Kate by Erin BowYoung Adult2011
The Painted Boy by Charles de LintYoung Adult2011
Dust City by Robert Paul WestonYoung Adult2011
Makers by Cory DoctorowAdult2010
The Mystery of Grace by Charles de LintAdult2010
The Sunless Countries by Karl SchroederAdult2010
Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd Century America by Robert Charles WilsonAdult2010
Half World by Hiromi GotoYoung Adult2010
Give Up the Ghost by Megan CreweYoung Adult2010
Amy by Any Other Name by Maureen GarvieYoung Adult2010
Wondrous Strange by Lesley LivingstonYoung Adult2010
The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur SladeYoung Adult2010
Night Child by Jes BattisAdult2009
The Alchemist's Code by Dave DuncanAdult2009
Things Go Flying by Shari LapeñaAdult2009
Half a Crown by Jo WaltonAdult2009
Little Brother by Cory DoctorowYoung Adult2009
The Summoning by Kelley ArmstrongYoung Adult2009
Wild Talent by Eileen KernaghanYoung Adult2009
Dingo by Charles de LintYoung Adult2009
Night Runner by Max TurnerYoung Adult2009
The New Moon's Arms by Nalo HopkinsonAdult2008
Double-blind by Michelle Butler HallettAdult2008
Darkness of the God (Children of the Panther) by Amber HaywardAdult2008
Wonderfull by William Neil ScottAdult2008
Axis by Robert Charles WilsonAdult2008
Choices by Deborah Lynn JacobsYoung Adult2008
Retribution by Carrie MacYoung Adult2008
Darkwing by Kenneth OppelYoung Adult2008
The Night Wanderer: A Native Gothic Novel by Drew Hayden TaylorYoung Adult2008
Keturah And Lord Death by Martine Leavitt2007
The Droughtlanders by Carrie Mac2007
Blindsight by Peter Watts2007
Before I Wake by Robert J. Wiersema2007
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow2006
Gravity Wells: Speculative Fiction Stories by James Alan Gardner2006
The Wave Theory of Angels by Alison MacLeod2006
Spin by Robert Charles Wilson2006
Air: Or, Have Not Have by Geoff Ryman2005
The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay2005
The Memory Artists by Jeffrey Moore2005
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel2005
The Logogryph: A Bibliography Of Imaginary Books by Thomas Wharton2005
A Place So Foreign and Eight More by Cory Doctorow2004
The bone house by Luanne Armstrong2004
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood2004
Initiation by Virginia Frances Schwartz2004
Blind Lake by Robert Charles Wilson2004
Talon by Paulette Dubé2003
Salt fish girl by Larissa Lai2003
Permanence by Karl Schroeder2003
Dead Man's Gold and Other Stories by Paul Yee2003
When Alice Lay down with Peter: A Novel by Margaret Sweatman2002
A Paradigm of Earth by Candas Jane Dorsey2002
The Kappa Child by Hiromi Goto2002
Salamander by Thomas Wharton2002
The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson2002
Before Wings by Beth Goobie2001
Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson2001
The Black Chalice by Marie Jakober2001
Lord of Emperors by Guy Gavriel Kay2001
Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson2001


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