Nalo Hopkinson is winner of this year's Sunburst Award for her story collection Skin Folk, published by Warner Aspect in 2001.
The Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is given annually to a Canadian writer for a novel or book-length collection. Jurors for the 2003 award were Lesley Choyce, Hiromi Goto, Terence M. Green, Eileen Kernaghan, and Arthur Slade. Finalists this year were listed here.
The cash prize of $1000 and the Sunburst medallion will be presented to Hopkinson on November 5, on the occasion of the launch of her new novel The Salt Roads.
Jurors for the 2004 award are Caterina Edwards, Claude Lalumière, Yves Meynard, Lyle Weis and Michelle Sagara West. Submission guidelines are available at www.sunburstaward.org.
Sunburst Award Website
Nalo Hopkinson website
Locus Index to SF Awards
Past winners by Year