Finalists for the tenth annual Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have been announced:
- Under Heaven, Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin Canada)
- WWW: Watch, Robert J. Sawyer (Penguin Canada)
- Chimerascope, Douglas Smith (ChiZine)
- A Taint in the Blood, S.M. Stirling (New American Library)
- Stealing Home, Hayden Trenholm (Bundoran Press)
- Shapeshifter, Holly Bennett (Orca)
- Plain Kate, Erin Bow (Scholastic)
- The Painted Boy, Charles de Lint (Penguin)
- Bookweirder, Paul Glennon (Doubleday Canada)
- Dust City, Robert Paul Weston (Penguin Canada)
Winners will be announced on September 14, 2011, 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 2011 are Kate Freiman, Mark Leslie, Christopher Roden, and Alison Sinclair.
For more information, see The Sunburst Award Society.