Canada’s Sunburst Awards Announced
The Sunburst Awards for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic were won by Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet by Joanne Proulx and The New Moon’s
Arms by Nalo Hopkinson. Hopkinson’s previously won in 2003.
Proulx’s Sunburst is the first winner in the new separate category for young adult speculative fiction.
The Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is a prized and juried award presented annually. It is based on excellence of writing and awarded to a Canadian writer who has published a speculative fiction novel or book-length collection any time during the previous calendar year. The award consists of a cash prize of $1,000 Canadian and a hand-crafted medallion.