Finalists for the 2009 Sunburst Award, given to the best novel-length Canadian literature of the fantastic, have been announced.
- Night Child, Jes Battis (Ace)
- The Gargoyle, Andrew Davidson (Random House Canada)
- The Alchemist’s Code, Dave Duncan (Ace)
- Things Go Flying, Shari Lapeña (Brindle & Glass)
- Half a Crown, Jo Walton (Tor)
- The Summoning, Kelley Armstrong (Doubleday Canada)
- Dingo, Charles de Lint (Viking)
- Little Brother, Cory Doctorow (Tor)
- Wild Talent, Eileen Kernaghan (Thistledown Press)
- Night Runner, Max Turner (HarperTrophy)
The winners will be announced in September 2009. Each will receive a cash prize of C$1000 and a hand-crafted “Sunburst” medallion.