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2018 Aurora Awards Go To …

Best Novel:  Jade City by Fonda Lee, Orbit

Best YA Novel: (Tie): Exo by Fonda Lee, Scholastic Press and Houses of the Old Blood by Elizabeth Whitton, Kettlescon Press

Best Short Fiction: Gone Flying by Liz Westbrook-Trenholm, The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound, Laksa Media

Best Graphic Novel: Rock Paper Cynic by Peter Chiykowski, Webcomic

Best Poem/Song: “Heaven Is The Hell Of No Choices” by Matt Moore, Polar Borealis #4

Best Related Work: The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound edited by Susan Forest and Lucas K. Law, Laksa Media

Best Visual Presentation: Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve, Alcon Entertainment

Best Artist: Dan O’Driscoll, covers for Bundoran Press

Best Fan Writing and Publication: Speculating Canada, edited by Derek Newman-Stille

Best Fan Organizational: Randy McCharles, chair, When Words Collide, Calgary

Best Fan Related Work: Joshua Pantalleresco, Just Joshing (Podcast)

AGM – Advance Online Voting Closed

Advance online voting for the 2018 AGM is now closed.

The Annual General Meeting for the Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association will be held from 5-7PM on Sunday, October 7 at VCON 2018 in Richmond, BC.

Feel free to visit the AGM home page to see the meeting agenda and review the documents that will be discussed in the meeting.

CSFFA members in good standing were able to vote online until October 3, 2018.  In-Person voting will also be held at the AGM.

If you have any questions or concerns about the AGM, or anything else, please contact us.

AGM – Advance Online Voting Open

The Annual General Meeting for the Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association will be held on Sunday, October 7 at VCON 2018 in Richmond, BC.

Advance online voting for the AGM is now live.

Voting closes Wednesday, October 3, 11:59PM EDT.

Please visit the AGM home page to see the meeting agenda and review the documents that will be discussed in the meeting.

CSFFA members in good standing can vote online.  You need to be logged in to the website in order to vote.

Voting is now closed.

Voting in the 2018 Aurora Awards is now closed.

If you voted, you can still view your completed ballot via the member home page after you log in to the website.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this year’s voting, or anything else, please contact us.

Updates and Deadline

UPDATES:  We found that links in two of the voters package files were wrong and have been updated.  One in the Best Graphic Novel PDF for Honey Dill and one in Best Artist PDF for Fiona Staples.  Download a new copy of these files.

DEADLINE: Voting closes this Saturday, September 8th at 11:59pm EDT.  Make sure you “Submit” your selections or they will NOT be counted.

Updated Voters Package files available

Some additional mobi and epub files have been added to the following categories:  Best Novel, Best YA Novel, Best Short Fiction and Best Related Work.  Please download these files again if you have an older version.

Downloads are only accessible to paid CSFFA members and are available until Saturday, September 8th when voting closes.

Voters Package Downloads are Live!

The 2018 Voters Package Downloads are now available.

Voting for the awards will begin on July 28th and end Saturday, September 8th.

If you are already logged in to the website, you can click here to go to the Voters Package Downloads.

If you are not yet logged in to the website, please log in with your account so you can see the page.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us and let us know!

Happy reading!