The Aurora AwardsCanadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association
Announcements & News
The 2020 Aurora Awards go to:
Best Novel: The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda, DAW Books
Best YA Novel: Bursts of Fire by Susan Forest, Laksa Media Groups Inc
Best Short Fiction: “This Is How You Lose the Time War” by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, Saga Press and Jo Fletcher Books
Best Graphic Novel: Krampus is My Boyfriend! by S.M. Beiko, Webcomic
Best Poem/Song: TIE: “At the Edge of Space and Time” by Swati Chavda, Love at the Speed of Light, Ancient Hound Books AND “Bursts of Fire” by Sora, theme song for book trailers
Best Related Work: On Spec Magazine, Diane L. Walton, Managing Editor, The Copper Pig Writers Society
Best Visual Presentation: The Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman, Dark Horse Entertainment
Best Artist: Dan O'Driscoll, covers for Bundoran Press and cover for On Spec Magazine #110
Best Fan Writing and Publication: Polar Borealis, Issues #9 to #12, R. Graeme Cameron (editor)
Best Fan Organizational: Derek Künsken and Marie Bilodeau, co-chairs, Can*Con, Ottawa
Best Fan Related Work: Derek Newman-Stille, Speculating Canada
The ceremony also included the induction of authors Cory Doctorow and Matthew Hughes and musician/singer Heather Dale into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association’s (CSFFA) Hall of Fame.
Voting for the 2020 Aurora Awards is now closed.
Remember: You must be logged in with an active CSFFA membership in order to access the voting page.
Please also note: We're having a bit of technical trouble with the automatic voting validation. This means that the voting form is not currently stopping people from voting incorrectly with error messages. Please read the rules carefully and ensure your vote adheres to the rules before submitting. If we find votes that have gone through that don't adhere to the rules, we will be contacting you regarding having you re-do your vote. Apologies for any confusion this might cause. We're hoping to have the automatic vote validation functioning properly soon.
Please contact us if you have any questions or if you run into any difficulties with the form.
Want to know more about this year's Aurora Award Nominees?
The voter package downloads are now available from the member home page.
Apologies for the delays.
Reminder: you must be logged in with a current active membership in order to download the voter package downloads.
If you run into any difficulties with the packages or have any other questions or concerns, please contact us.
Congratulations to all the nominees.
We're still hoping to have the voter download package available May 18, and the nominee bios soon after. However, please do be patient with us as there may be pandemic-related delays.
The nominations for this award year are now closed.
The ballot will be announced May 1. Voting will open June 20.
Submissions of eligible works is now closed. Nominations for the Aurora Awards are now open!
Nominations will remain open until 11:59PM April 18, 2020.