2019 Sunburst Awards Winners

The winners for the 2019 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have been announced:

Adult Fiction

  • WINNER: Plum Rains, Andromeda Romano-Lax (Penguin Random House Canada)

Young Adult Fiction

Short Story

  • WINNER: “The Glow-in-the-Dark Girls”, Senaa Ahmad (Strange Horizons 1/15/18)
  • “Domestic Violence”, Madeline Ashby (Future Tense 3/26/18)
  • “Candied Sweets, Cornbread, and Black-Eyed Peas”, Malon Edwards (Sword and Sonnet)
  • “Meat And Salt And Sparks”, Rich Larson (Tor.com 6/6/18)
  • “The Time Traveler’s Husband”, A.C. Wise (Shimmer 11/18)

The awards were announced on October 7, 2019.  Winners receive a medallion with the Sunburst logo, and the Adult and Young Adult Sunburst Award receive a cash prize of $1,000. Winners of the Short Story Sunburst Award receive a cash prize of $500. The jurors for the 2019 awards were Greg Bechtel, S.M. Beiko, Janie Chang, David Demchuk, Gemma Files, Susan Forest, Kari Maaren, and Susan Reynolds.

For more information, see the Sunburst Award Society.

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