2019 Aurora Awards Ballot

The 2019 Aurora Awards ballot has been announced. The Aurora Awards are nominated by members of the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association. The top five nominated works were selected, with additional works included when there was a tie for fifth place.

Best Novel

Best YA Novel

Best Short Fiction

Best Graphic Novel

Best Related Work

Best Poem/Song

Best Artist

  • Lily Author, cover art for Polar Borealis #8
  • Samantha M. Beiko, covers for Laksa Media
  • James F. Beveridge, cover art for Tyche Books
  • Roger Czerneda, cover for Tales from Plexis
  • Dan O’Driscoll, covers for Bundoran Press
  • Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk, cartoons for Amazing Stories

Best Visual Presentation

  • Bao
  • Deadpool 2
  • Murdoch Mysteries, 2018 episodes
  • Travelers, Season 3
  • Wynonna Earp, Season 3

Best Fan Writing and Publications

Best Fan Organizational

  • Sandra Kasturi, chair Chiaroscuro Reading Series: Toronto
  • Derek Künsken & Marie Bilodeau, co-chairs, Can*Con
  • Randy McCharles, chair, When Words Collide
  • Matt Moore, Marie Bilodeau & Nicole Lavigne, co-chairs, Chiaroscuro Reading Series: Ottawa
  • Sandra Wickham, chair, Creative Ink Festival

Best Fan Related Work

  • Business BFFs, S.M. Beiko & Clare C. Marshall
  • ChiSeries Toronto, Kari Maaren
  • Just Joshing, Joshua Pantalleresco
  • Speculating Canada, Derek Newman-Stille
  • The Worldshapers, Edward Willett

The awards ceremony will be held at Can-Con 2019, October 18-20, 2019, in Ottawa ON. Voting for the awards will begin on August 3, 2019. Both the voters package and the ballot close at 11:59 p.m. EDT on September 14, 2019.

For more information, and complete nominees, see the Aurora Awards website.

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