The Adult Award winner is River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin Canada). The Young Adult Award winner is Homeland by Cory Doctorow (Tor).
The Copper Cylinder is an annual award, with winners selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society, for books published the previous year. The award’s name comes from the first Canadian scientific romance, “A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder” by James De Mille. The winners receive a handcrafted copper cylinder trophy. For more, see the Copper Cylinder Awards website.