Finalists for the 13th annual Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have been announced:
- Finton Moon, Gerard Collins (Killick)
- Maleficium, Martine Desjardins; translated by Fred A. Reed & David Homel (Talonbooks)
- Over the Darkened Landscape, Derryl Murphy (Fairwood)
- The Blondes, Emily Schultz (Doubleday Canada)
- Westlake Soul, Rio Youers (ChiZine)
- The Green Man, Michael Bedard (Tundra)
- Pirate Cinema, Cory Doctorow (Tor Teen)
- Seraphina, Rachel Hartman (Doubleday Canada)
- Bright’s Light, Susan Juby (HarperCollins)
- Rebel Heart, Moira Young (Doubleday Canada)
Winners will be announced in fall 2013, and each will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and a hand-crafted medallion featuring a sunburst logo designed by Marcel Gagné. Jurors for 2013 are Rebecca Bradley, Tony Burgess, Shari Lapeña, Barbara Roden, and Leon Rooke.
For more information, see The Sunburst Award Society.