Aurora Awards

Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association

2021 Eligible Works

These are the current eligibility lists for the 2021 Aurora Awards.

To be eligible the work must have been published (or the event taken place) in 2020.

For more information on how the Eligibility Lists function, including how works are added to the Eligibility lists, please visit our Eligibility Rules Page.

While we try whenever possible to eliminate any mistakes, if do you find any errors in this list, please contact us and let us know.

 

Aurora Awards Eligibility Lists
Best Novel Eligibility

Agency, William Gibson, Berkley Books
Dead Boy’s Game and The Broken Vow, A. David Singh, Ancient Hound Books
The Fourth Vertex, Al Onia, Al Onia
Ghost Lake, Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler, Kegedonce Press
The Nightshade Cabal, Chris Patrick Carolan, Parliament House Press
The Moonlit World, Edward Willett, DAW Books
Or What You Will, Jo Walton, MacMillan
Talisman of the Winds, JP Wagner, Moongate Studios
A Connecticut Gumshoe in King Arthur’s Court, Randy McCharles, Tyche Books
The Oppenheimer Alternative, Robert J. Sawyer, Red Deer Press
Under the Lesser Moon, Shelly Campbell, Mythos & Ink
Stormsong, C.L. Polk, Tor
Hench, Natalie Zina Walschots, Harper Collins
The Witch’s Diary, Rebecca Brae, Tyche Books
Sailors & Spies, Jane Glatt, Tyche Books
A Diary in the Age of Water, Nina Munteanu, Inanna Publications
In Veritas, C.J. Lavigne, NeWest Press
Crosshairs, Catherine Hernandez, HarperAvenue
Blood State, Raluca Balasa, Renaissance Press
The Cypher, Matti McLean, Renaissance Press
Midnight Bargain, C.L. Polk, Erewhon Books
Mexican Gothic, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Random House Publishing Group
The Library of Legends, Janie Chang, HarperAvenue
Girl Minus X, Anne Stone, Wolsak & Wynn
Afterlife Crisis, Randal Graham, ECW Press
The Good German, Dennis Bock, Harper Collins
The Unavoidable Quests, John Haas, Renaissance
Corona Burning, Ryan T. McFadden, Bundoran Press Publishing House
The Scarlett Mark, Abby Lane, Self Published by Shelley Kassian
The Ebony Queen, Abby Lane, Self Published by Shelley Kassian
The Children of Red Peak, Craig DiLouie, Orbit/Hachette
Land-Water-Sky / Ndè-Tı-Yat’a, Katłıà, Fernwood
Watershed, Doreen Vanderstroop, Freehand Books
All the Animals on Earth, Mark Sampson, Wolsak & Wynn
The Residence, Andrew Pyper, Simon & Schuster
You Will Love What You Have Killed, Kevin Lambert (translated by Donald Winkler), Biblioasis
Allaigna’s Song: Aria, JM Landels, Pulp Literature
The Rage Room, Lisa de Nikolits, Inanna Publications
Orthicon, D.K. Perlmutter, D.K. Perlmutter
Dreams of Mariposa, L.T. Getty, Champagne Books
Always My Love, Lee F. Patrick, Javari Press
Gatekeeper’s Key, Krista Wallace, Krista Wallace
The House of Styx, Derek Künsken, Solaris
The Bear Cavalry, the True (not) History of the Icelandic Bears, D.G. Valdron, Fossil Cove Publications
Fires of Vengeance, Evan Winter, Orbit
The Human Template, Dale L. Sproule, Arctic Mage
Heaven’s River, Dennis E. Taylor, Audible Studios
Marlo’s Dance, Caro Soles, Crossroad Press
Anguish of the Sapiens Queen, Nancy Kilpatrick, Crossroad Press
Ink & Sigil, Kevin Hearne, Del Rey
A Stitch in Time, Armstrong, Kelley, KLA Fricke
Beneath the Rising, Mohamed, Premee, Solaris
Chimera Code, Santos, Wayne, Solaris
Emperor’s Wolves, The, Sagara, Michelle, Mira books
Sun Down Motel, The, St. James, Simone, Berkley
ReV, Ashby, Madeline, Angry Robot
Night Call, Brenden Carlson, Dundurn Press
Evie of the Deepthorn, André Babyn, Dundurn Press
Boy, Brent van Staalduinen, Dundurn Press
Mirage, Julie E. Czerneda, DAW Books
The Unseen Force, Catherine Fitzsimmons, Brain Lag
Cloning Freedom, Stephen B. Pearl, Brain Lag
Stella Atlantis, Susan Perly, Wolsak and Wynn Publishers
Conviction, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Strange Labour, Robert G. Penner, Radiant
The Amber Garden, Cynthea Masson, ECW Press
Attack Surface, Cory Doctorow, Tor Books
Always Greener, J. R. H. Lawless, Uproar Books
The Kingdom of Liars, Nick Martell, Saga/Simon & Schuster
The Imago Stage, Karoline Georges, Coach House Books
Mina’s Child, Paul Butler, Inanna Publications
The Rude Eye of Rebellion, J.R.H. Lawless, Uproar Books
Marlo’s Dance, Caro Soles, Crossroads Press
Flight of the Siren, Brendan Myers, Northwest Passage Books
Rebel, Krista D. Ball, self-published (Amazon)
Baby, It’s Deadly Outside, Rebecca M. Senese, RFAR Publishing
Crystal Cloud, Claudiu Murgun, Author Academy Elite
Shadows of the Fall, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Relics of Eternity, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Deception, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
The Peacekeeper Initiative, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Raven’s Course, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Mountains of Mars, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
The Service of Mars, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Wardtown, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
Blood Ward, Glynn Stewart, Faolan’s Pen Publishing
A Blight of Blackwings, Kevin Hearne, Del Rey
Cast in Wisdom, Michelle Sagara, mira
A Canadian Werewolf in New York, Mark Leslie, Stark Publishing

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Best Short Story Eligibility
St. Valentine, St Abigail, St. Brigid, C.L. Polk, Tor.com
Grass Gods, Elizabeth Whitton, Prairie Gothic: An Anthology (Prairie Soul Press)
The Greatest Day, Eric Choi, Analog Science Fiction and Fact (January/February 2020)
Raise the Nautilus, Eric Choi, 20,000 Leagues Remembered (Pole to Pole Publishing)
Quickly, Something Familiar, Chris Patrick Carolan, Prairie Gothic (Anthology, Prairie Soul Press)
Beneath the Pall, Edward Willett, My Battery is Low and It is Getting Dark (Anthology, Zombies Need Brains LLC)
Vision Quest, Edward Willett, Shapers of Worlds (Anthology, Shadowpaw Press)
Ransom and the Christmas Tree, Robert Runté, Abyss & Apex Magazine
Detour on the 8-Fold Path, Robert Runté, Neo-Opsis Magazine #31
Weathering, Robert Runté, Lamplit Underground
Birthday Barbeque, Robert Runté, Potato Soup
Inuksuk, Robert Runté, Polar Borealis #15
Crossing Avenue, Robert Runté, Meat For Tea
Fami's Dissertation Defense, Robert Runté, Ripples in Space
The Dreadnought and the Stars, Phoebe Barton, Glitter + Ashes
The Last Ship Out of Exville, Phoebe Barton, Kaleidotrope, Winter 2020
The Bone-Stag Walks, KT Bryski, Lightspeed Magazine
Tiger's Feast, KT Bryski, Nightmare Magazine
The Gorgon's Epitaphist, KT Bryski, Apparition Lit
Magnificent Maurice, or the Flowers of Immortality, Rati Mehrotra, Lightspeed Magazine
Knock Knock Said the Ship, Rati Mehrotra, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
The Witch Speaks, Rati Mehrotra, Lightspeed Magazine
The Redoubtables, Premee Mohammed, Apparition Lit
The Bear Wife, Leah Bobet, Apparition Lit
Junkhead, David F. Shultz, Augur
The Whippoorwill, Kevin Cockle, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens (Tyche Books)
Swanmaid, Bronwynn Erskine, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens (Tyche Books)
Golden Goose, Chadwick Ginther, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens (Tyche Books)
Research Log ~~33, Rowena McGowan, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens (Tyche Books)
Wind Song, Sarah Van Goethem, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens (Tyche Books)
The Perfect Kibble, Krista D. Ball, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
The Motley Crew, Rebecca Brae, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
The Pride, Megan Fennell, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
All Cats Go to Valhalla, Chadwick Ginther, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
Cat Out of Hell, Leslie Van Zwol, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
The Comeback Kitty, S.G. Wong, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
Cast Away Stones, Mary Rajotte, Burial Day Books
'Neath the Old Tree, Mary Rajotte, Women of the Woods (Fabled Collective)
Teeth Long and Sharp as Blades, A.C. Wise, Pseudopod
Out of the Silence, Nina Munteanu, subTerrain Magazine, Issue #85
The Way of Water, Nina Munteanu, Little Blue Marble
Night Folk, Barb Galler-Smith, Galaxy's Edge Magazine
The Furgeldt Collector, Joseph Halden, Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas (Tyche Books)
We All Fall Down, Sara C. Walker, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens (Tyche Books)
Below the Streets, a Revolution Speaks in Unlikely Ways, Heather Clitheroe, Fusion Fragment #2
The Hound and Her Bride, Omi Wilde, Fusion Fragment #1
Insect Gods, Peter Watts, Centipede
Test 4 Echo, Peter Watts, Made to Order: Robots and Revolution anthology, Solaris
Mangy White Dog, Y.M. Pang, Asimov's Science Fiction
Silver and Shadow, Spruce and Pine, Maria Haskins, Flash Fiction Online
Ghost Collecting, Sheila Massie, Flash Fiction Online
Poise and Grace, Kyle Richardson, Flash Fiction Online
The Auction, Mark Braidwood, Polar Borealis
Writ Large, Holly Schofield, Community of Magic Pens (Atthis Arts)
Handful of Empty, Holly Schofield, Way of the Laser (Vernacular Books)
We Are the Flower, Claire Humphrey, PodCastle
Keeping Her, Sheila Massie, Augur Magazine
Thank You For Your Patience, Rebecca Campbell, Reckoning Magazine
Dégustation, Ashley Deng, Nightmare Magazine
Locks, Derek Newman-Stille, Whispers Between Fairies (Renaissance)
Ice Heart, Nathan Caro Fréchette, Whispers Between Fairies (Renaissance)
In a Hansom Cab at the Liberty Street Ferry Terminal, Kate Heartfield, Decameron Project
Remember Madame Hercules, Kate Heartfield, On Spec
The Forest is a Dancer, Lynne Sargent, The Centropic Oracle
Curious Algorithms, Hayden Trenholm, Analog Science Fact and Science Fiction
One Door Opens, Hayden Trenholm, Polar Borealis
Roof Dogs, Hayden Trenholm, Write Ahead/The Future Looms
La Bête, Leah Bobet, Strange Horizons
On Hestian Cuisine, Mike Rimar, On Spec
Breathe, Calvin D. Jim, Prairie Gothic: An Anthology (Prairie Soul Press)
Midnight in the Winding Bazaar, Calvin D. Jim, For Hart and Queen: A Blue Rose Anthology (Nisaba Press)
It's Always Ice Time in the D.H.L., Gregg Chamberlain, Speculative North Magazine 1, TDotSpec Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Henchman for Hire, Gregg Chamberlain, A Guide to Useless Sidekicks (518Pub)
The Greatest Plea Bargain of Them All, Gregg Chamberlain, Fiction Junkie Vol. 1 (Blog Hoarder)
Into the Darkness, Lee F. Patrick, Mythaxis #24
Who Profits?, Lee F. Patrick, The Trench Coat Chronicles (Celestial Echoes Press)
Ultimate Evil, Lee F. Patrick, Sirius Science Fiction Magazine
Grasshoppers and Mountain Cats, Rhonda Parrish, Prairie Gothic (Prairie Soul Publishing)
An Appointment With Life, J. Paul Cooper, Ambrosia Literary Review
The City We Live On, Sydney Henderson, Augur Magazine
She Lies an Island, Michelle Payne, Augur Magazine
This Soil Still Gives, Natasha Ramoutar, Augur Magazine
Electrify the Bones, Ren Iwamoto, Augur Magazine
Hammers Stained Red, Robert Bose, Prairie Gothic Anthology (Prairie Soul Press)
Dry Town, Sarah L. Johnson, Prairie Gothic Anthology (Prairie Soul Press)
Parabiosis, Eric Desmarais, JenEric Designs
Rules for a Civilization, Jerri Jerreat, Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Winters (World Weaver Press)
A Dry River Runs With Blood, Eileen Gunnell Lee, Selene Quarterly
The Wolf Boys of Wide River County, Eileen Gunnell Lee, Little Blue Marble
The Promise (In The Alchemy Press Book of Horrors 2), Nancy Kilpatrick, Alchemy Press
Always a Castle (in Lovecraft Mythos), Nancy Kilpatrick, Flame Tree Press (Flame Tree Collections)
Trogs (in Apostles of the Weird), Nancy Kilpatrick, PS Publishing
Alien Lover (in A is for Aliens), Nancy Kilpatrick, Red Cap Publishing
Vermiculture (in The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias II), Nancy Kilpatrick, LVP Publications
Waiting in the Wings (A Grave Diagnosis), Caro Soles, A is for Aliens (Carrick Publishing)
To The World Beyond The Sky, Tiffany Morris, AE Sci-Fi
Undo, John Haas, Unreal: An Anthology Of Speculative Fiction, Vol. 1 (The Great Void Books)
Hair, John Haas, Black Veins: An Anthology Of Horror Stories (The Great Void Books)
Saving Sarah, John Haas, Galaxy's Edge
Meeting of the Genres, John Haas, Mythic Magazine
Executive Decisions, Rebecca M. Senese, Obsessions: An Anthology of Original Stories (Stark Publishing)
Alternate Asgard, Ahmed A. Khan, Anotherealm
Last Entry, Ahmed A. Khan, Sci Phi Journal
La Vitesse, Kelly Robson, The Book of Dragons: An Anthology (Harper Voyager)
So You Want to be a Honeypot, Kelly Robson, Uncanny Magazine
A Girl Like Us, Derwin Mak, Space and Time Magazine - Summer 2020
The Mirror Glass, Laurie Stewart, Thin Places: The Ottawan Anthology (Broken Keys Publishing)
Between the Worlds, Lee F. Patrick, On Spec (Copper Pig Writers' Society)
Pokey Potz , Come out to Play, Colleen Anderson, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
And Should I Fall Behind, Greg Wilson, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
Self-Segmenter, Leah Ranada, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
The Cold Time, Marcelle Dubé, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
Falling, Luke Murphy, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
Pastrami on Rye, Sara C. Walker, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
Waking, Lisa Carreiro, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
The Laughter of Playthings, Matt Moore, On Spec (The Copper Pig Writers' Society)
The Suicide of our Troubles, Karl Schroeder, Slate.com
The Rapture of Baatoon Hayes, JD DeLuzio, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Battling Old Dragons, J. R. Dwornik, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Falling Feathers, Catherine Fitzsimmons, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Tinker's Toxin, Stephen B. Pearl, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Other London: Ella's Birthday, Erynn Q, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Nowhere to Nowhere, Hugh A. D. Spencer, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Awakening, Simon A. G. Spencer, The Light Between Stars (Brain Lag)
Tachyon Hearts Cannot Love, Derek Künsken, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine
Low Level Buzz, Marc Watson, Between Conversations: Tales From the World of Ryuujin (Self-Published)
Summer Giver, Konn Lavery, Prairie Gothic Anthology (Prairie Soul Press)
Projections, Kim Harbridge, Pulp Literature
Stars Hide Your Fires, Kim Harbridge, AE Sci-Fi
The Disconnect, Lisa Timpf, Third Flatiron: Brain Games, Stories to Astonish
Concoction, Lisa Timpf, Thema Literary Society (Thema Vol. 32 No. 3, Autumn 2020)
The Eternal Bakery of the Fractal Mind, M. H. Callway, A Grave Diagnosis (Carrick Publishing)
The Squad, D.G. Valdron, What Devours Always Hungers, Fossil Cove Publishing
Voices, D.G. Valdron, There Are No Doors in Dark Places, Fossil Cove Publishing
Changing Faces, D.G. Valdron, There Are No Doors in Dark Places, Fossil Cove Publishing
Neck Row Man Sea, D.G. Valdron, There Are No Doors in Dark Places, Fossil Cove Publishing
The Squad - Centipede, D.G. Valdron, What Devours Always Hungers, Fossil Cove Publishing
The Sharebear Apocalypse, D.G. Valdron, The Bear Cavalry..., Fossil Cove Publishing
New Age Rising, D.G. Valdron, What Devours Always Hungers, Fossil Cove Publishing
A Long Walk in the Hard Winter, D.G. Valdron, There Are No Doors in Dark Places, Fossil Cove Publishing
Do Not Fear, For the Work Will Be Pure, Michael Johnstone, Heroic Fantasy Quarterly
Homecoming, Jon Gauthier, Polar Borealis #13
Dulled Steps, Darien Yawching Rickwood, Polar Borealis #13
The Copenhagen Interpretation, Geoffrey Hart, Polar Borealis #13
For Mankind, Don Miasek, Polar Borealis #13
Arkham at Night, Gregg Chamberlain, Polar Borealis #13
The Life and Death of a Smart TV, Mike McArthur, Polar Borealis #14
Second Contact, Sheryl Normandeau, Polar Borealis #14
All That Glitters, Fran Skene, Polar Borealis #14
Go Lovely Rose, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, Polar Borealis #14
Till All the Seas Go Dry, J.Y.T. Kennedy, Polar Borealis #14
Bethell's Angel, Lily Blaze, Polar Borealis #14
The Upside of the Hive Mind, Marco Cultrera, Polar Borealis #14
Earthview Customer Service, Greg Fewer, Polar Borealis #15
Frenemy, K.M. McKenzie, Polar Borealis #15
A Proper Education, Gillian Secord, Polar Borealis #15
Obliviation, Nancy Kay Clark, Polar Borealis #15
The Woods of the Were-Walrus, Justin Dill, Polar Borealis #15
Deadly Experimentation, R.A. Clarke, Polar Borealis #15
An Incident in Autumn, Alexander Winfield, Polar Borealis #16
A Good Bad Day, Nicole Iversen, Polar Borealis #16
Merely a Hand, Cleonika Kesidis, Polar Borealis #16
Finding Faith, Jean-Louis Trudel, Polar Borealis #16
Miss You, Lisa, Adi Zeharia, Polar Borealis #16
In The Stillness, Rio Murphy, Polar Borealis #16
Indices to Paradise, Craig Hemsing, Polar Borealis #16
When the Call Comes In, Ira Nayman, Amazing Stories
Channeling Bach, Alison Lohans, Transition Magazine
No Son Of Mine, David Perlmutter, Unity: A Magical Realism Anthology Vol. 1 (Barrio Blues Press)
Fandom, David Perlmutter, Medium
Film Flam, David Perlmutter, Medium
Mousetrap, Colleen Anderson, The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias, Vol II, Lycan Valley Press
The Queer, Graham J. Darling, Hiraeth Publishing
The New Season, Graham J. Darling, Third Flatiron Publishing
Deep Water, Rebecca Campbell, Curious FIctions
We Love the Store, Rebecca Campbell, Curious FIctions
Cousin Entropy, Michèle Laframboise, Future SF Digest no 7
Ganymede’s Lamps, Michèle Laframboise, Luna Station Quarterly 42
An Elephant Never Forgets, Rich Larson, Made to Order: Robots and Revolution (Solaris)
Warm Math, Rich Larson, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Petrosinella, Rich Larson, Daily Science Fiction
Lowlife Orbit, Rich Larson, Analog Science Fact and Science Fiction
Burrowing Through the Body of God, Rich Larson, Sci Phi Journal
Echo the Echo, Rich Larson, Entanglements: Tomorrow's Lovers, Families, and Friends (MIT Press)
Exhalation #10, A.C. Wise, Final Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles (Anchor Books)
A Thousand Faces Minus One, A.C. Wise, Evil in Technicolor (Vernacular Books)
Seedlings for a Near Future, Claudiu Murgan, JayHenge Publishing KB
Finding it Hard to Hate, Karl Johanson, Stellar Evolutions
Ink, Derek Newman-Stille, Whispers Between Fairies (Renaissance)
Spinnerets, Derek Newman-Stille, Whispers Between Fairies (Renaissance)
The Beast, Nathan Caro Frechette, Whispers Between Fairies (Renaissance)
Beyond the Clouds, the Stars, M. M. Davies-Ostrom, Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls who Tech and Tinker (Brave New Girls)
Bells, Megan M. Davies-Ostrom, Cosmic Horror Monthly (Issue #1)
Nervana, David F. Shultz, Crash Code (Blood Bound Books)
Ascension, David F. Shultz, Witches, Warriors, and Wyverns (TANSTAAFL Press)
Abrama's End Game, David F. Shultz, Unreal: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction (The Great Void Books)
How to Check if Your Peacekeeper-2000 Is Loaded, David F. Shultz, Sci Phi Journal, 2020Q2
Ghost Colours, Derek Künsken, Shapers of Worlds (Shadowpaw Press)
Jabber, Steve Fahnestalk, Stellar Evolutions, edited by Rhea Rose
Mangoes, Geoffrey Hart, Witches, Warriors, and Wyverns (TANSTAAFL Press)
Food Webs: A Parable, Geoffrey Hart, Sci Phi Journal, 2020Q2
Comrades, Beloved, Heather Clitheroe, Kaleidotrope
Halps' Promise, Holly Schofield, Solarpunk Winters (World Weaver Press)
The Way to Compostela, Jean-Louis Trudel, Asimov's Science Fiction
Where They Went, Joseph Halden, Daily Science Fiction
Time and Grace, Joseph Halden, Metaphorosis
The Gamble Footage, Justin Dill, Outsiders: A One-Shot Anthology of Speculative Fiction (TdotSpec)
Cleaver, Meat, and Block, Maria Haskins, Black Static
Six Dreams About the Train, Maria Haskins, Flash Fiction Online
Down To Niflhel Deep, Maria Haskins, Kaleidotrope
Tony Roomba's Last Day On Earth, Maria Haskins, Diabolical Plots
Duplicity, Lisa Timpf, Outposts of Beyond
The Jagged Edge, Maria Haskins, Black Library
Good Girl, Maria Haskins, Cast of Wonders
Tony Roomba's Last Day on Earth, Maria Haskins, Diabolical Plots
A Compass in the Dark, Phoebe Barton, Analog Science Fiction and Fact
A Brilliant Light, an Unreachable Dawn, Phoebe Barton, Recognize Fascism (World Weaver Press)
If You Loved Me, Rati Mehrotra, Frozen Wavelets 2.1
smoke and bubbles rising, Paula Johanson, Polar Borealis magazine #17
Child of Shower and Gleam, Rebecca Campbell, Shadows & Tall Trees 8 (Undertow Publications)
For Mankind, Don Miasek, Polar Borealis
The Last Maple, Rebecca M. Senese, Sci-Fi Stories More Future Earth (Unicorn Productions)
Performance, A. M. Todd, After Dinner Conversation
The Third Father, A. M. Todd, Scare Street, Night Terrors Vol. 1
Mobay Woods, K. M. McKenzie, Shoreline of Infinity 18
Meat or Be Meaten, Robert Bose and Sarah L. Johnson, Chew On This (Blood Bound Books)
The Healing, Sarah Van Goethem, Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Winters (World Weaver Press)
The Last Leviathan, Y.M. Pang, Outsiders: A One-Shot Anthology of Speculative Fiction (TdotSpec)
Gigglebark Tea, Brenda Carre, The Wild Hunt Anthology: A Procession Of Fairies 5 (Blackbird Press)
Drunk Physics, Kelley Armstrong, Final Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles (Anchor Books)
Ballgowns and Butterflies, Kelley Armstrong, Under a Winter Sky (Brightlynx Publishing)
Viral Content, Madeline Ashby, Take Us to a Better Place (Melcher Media)
'Ti Pouce in Fergetitland, Geoffrey W. Cole, Exile Quarterly 43.2
The Body Jumper, Jessica K. Rust, TDotSpec "Outsiders: A One-Shot Anthology of Speculative Fiction"
Grace Under Pressure, Mark Leslie, Galaxia: Second Edition
A Murder of Scarecrows, Mark Leslie, Nobody's Hero (stark publishing)
Collateral Damage, Mark Leslie, Nobody's Hero (Stark Publishing)
Memento Mori, Mark Leslie, Nobody's Hero (Stark Publishing)
The Zombie Whisperer, Mark Leslie, Nobody's Hero (Stark Publishing)
Best Novelette/Novella Eligibility
No Entries Found
Best Graphic Novel Eligibility
No Entries Found
Best Poem/Song Eligibility
No Entries Found
Best Related Work Eligibility
Shapers of Worlds, Edward Willett, Editor, Shadowpaw Press
Decoherence (column in each issue), Robert J. Sawyer, Galaxy's Edge magazine
The Luminous Underground, Phoebe Barton, Choice of Games
Swashbuckling Cats: Nine Lives on the Seven Seas, Rhonda Parrish, Editor, Tyche Books
Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens, Rhonda Parrish, Editor, Tyche Books
Speculative North, Issues #1 to #3, David F. Shultz, Lead Editor, TDotSpec Inc
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine of the Fantastic, Diane L. Walton, Managing Editor, Copper Pig Society
Fusion Fragment, Cavan Terrill, Editor, Fusion Fragment
Stellar Evolutions, Rhea Rose, RainWood Press
Polar Borealis, R. Graeme Cameron, R. Graeme Cameron
The Routledge Introduction to Canadian Fantastic Literature, Allan Weiss, Routledge
PodCastle, C.L. Clark and Jen R. Albert, Escape Artists Inc.
Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space, Amanda Leduc, Coach House Books
Whispers Between Fairies, Nathan Caro Fréchette and Derek Newman-Stille, Renaissance
Hexagon SF Magazine, JW Stebner, JW Stebner
Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction, Joshua Whitehead, Arsenal Pulp Press
AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, D.F. McCourt, Managing Editor, AEscifi
Mysterion, Donald S. Crankshaw and Kristin Janz, Editor, Crankshaw & Janz
Lackington's, Ranylt Richildis, Editor, Ranylt Richildis
Augur Magazine, Lawrence Stewen, Managing Editor, Kerrie Seljak-Byrne
Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine, Karl & Stephanie Ann Johanson, Editors, Karl & Stephanie Ann Johanson
A Quiet Afternoon: Low-Fi Speculative Fiction, For a Peaceful Break From a Stressful World, Liane Tsui and Grace Seybold, Editors, Grace & Victory Publications
Anathema, Spec from the Margins, Michael Matheson, Andrew Wilmot, and Chinelo Onwualu, Editors, Anathema Magazine
Prairie Gothic, Stacey Kondla, Prairie Soul, Inc.
LEXX Unauthorized, Series 2: The Light at the End of the Universe, D.G. Valdron, Fossil Cove Publications
LEXX Unauthorized, Series 3: It's Hot and It's Cold, D.G. Valdron, Fossil Cove Publications
The Fall of Atlantis,, D.G. Valdron, Fossil Cove Publications
There Are No Doors in Dark Places, D.G. Valdron, Fossil Cove Publications
What Devours Also Hungers, D.G. Valdron, Fossil Cove Publications
The Light Between Stars, Catherine Fitzsimmons, editor, Brain Lag Publishing
Pulp Science Fiction from the Rock, Ellen Curtis and Erin Vance, editors, Engen books
Strange Sudbury Stories, Sean Costello, Mark Leslie, Scott Overton, Stark Publishing
Lovers Rock (Album), The Dears (band), Dangerbird Records
The Swan Suit, Katherine Fawcett, Douglas McIntyre
James Nicoll Reviews, James Davis Nicoll, Tor.com
Seeds and Other Stories, Ursula Pflug, Inanna Poetry & Fiction Series
Props to the Propmakers, Film Column, Steve Davidson, Amazing Stories, The Experimenter Publishing Company
Small Rain And Other Nightmares, Paula Johanson, Doublejoy Books
Flip, Vol 2. (An Alternate Reality Anthology), Jack Briglio (Editor; Author), AAM - Markosia
Between Conversations: Tales From the World of Ryuujin, Marc Watson, Marc Watson
Best Visual Presentation Eligibility
Don't Text Back, Kaye Adelaide, Mariel Sharp, Fantasia Film Festival
The Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman, Dark Horse Entertainment
Murdoch Mysteries, Season 13, episodes 10-18, Peter Mitchell and Christina Jennings, Shaftesbury Films
Wynonna Earp, Season 4, episodes 1-6, Emily Andras, Seven24 Films Calgary
Trickster, episodes 1-6, Michelle Latimer, Tony Elliott, Jennifer Kawaja, and Julia Sereny, Streel Films, Sienna Films, and CBC
Utopia Falls, episodes 1-10, R. T. Thorne and Joseph Mallozzi, Sonar Entertainment
The Archivists, Igor Drljaca, TimeLapse Pictures, Big & Quiet Pictures
The Curse of Willow Song, Karen Lam and Karen Wong, Opiate Pictures and RNR Media
Possessor, Brandon Cronenberg, Director, Rhombus Media
PG: Psycho Goreman, Steven Kostanski, Director, Dystopia Films
Queen of the Andes, Jillian Acreman, Director, Little Bear Productions
Slaxx, Elza Kephart, Director, EMA Films / Entertainment Squiad
Endlings (season 1), JJ Johnson, Sinking Ship Entertainment
Best Artist Eligibility
Speculative North #1 ("New Worlds") and #3 ("Noctua Steals the Moon"), Eran Fowler, Speculative North magazine (by TDotSpec Inc)
Cover for Flights of Marigold, Samantha M. Beiko, Laksa Media Groups Inc.
Cover for Whispers Between Fairies, Nathan Caro Fréchette, Renaissance
Illustrations for Whispers Between Fairies, Derek Newman-Stille and Nathan Caro Fréchette, Renaissance
Cover of Corona Burning, Dan O'Driscoll, Bundoran Press Publishing House
Temple of a Space Kitten: Unusual Watercolour Portraits, Tracy Shepherd, self published on Amazon
Cover of Augur Magazine Issues 3.1 and 3.2, Lorna Antoniazzi, Augur Magazine
Cover to Prairie Gothic Anthology edited by Stacey Kondla, Maia Kondla-Wolf, Prairie Soul Press
Covers/illustrations for Brain Lag, Catherine Fitzsimmons, Brain Lag
Cover of Starseed, Aaron Bilawchuk, The Seventh Terrace
Crash and Burn comic, Finn Lucullan, Astres Press
Swati’s covers, cover art, maps, and illustrations, Swati Chavda, Multiple
Space Force, Michael Dean Jackson, Cover, Polar Borealis #16
Blue Planets and Sunburst, Swati Chavda, Cover, Polar Borealis #15
Campfire, Jenni Merrifield, Cover, Polar Borealis #14
Cell, Lily Blaze, Cover, Polar Borealis #13
Feature: A Rivet of Robots, "Larry", Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk, On Spec Issue #113, Vo. 30, #3
Best Fan Writing and Publication Eligibility
The Travelling TARDIS, Jennifer Desmarais, JenEric Designs
Random Musings (monthly column in issues 539-547), Robert J. Sawyer, BCSFAZINE:Clubzine of the British Columbia Science Fiction Association
Starlost: The Great Canadian Star Trek, D.G. Valdron, Den Valdron
The New Doctor, An Alternate History, Den Valdron, Den Valdron, Wattpad
H.P. Lovecraft and Me, Den Valdron, Denvaldron.com
Books and Ladders, Jamie Kramer, Jamie Kramer
Bionic Book Worm, Shanah McCready, Shanah McCready
Sci-Fi Fan Letter, Jessica Strider, Jessica Strider
Sci/Why, Claire Eamer et al, Claire Eamer et al
JenEric Movie Reviews, Eric Desmarais, JenEric Designs
Spacefaring Civilization, Ron S. Friedman, Quora
The Uncanny X-Men - Chronological Blog Series, Part 3 (X-Men First Class) - Part 25 (The Proteus Saga), Derek Kunsken, www.blackgate.com
WARP Issues 107. 108, 109, Catherine Palmer-Lister, Montreal Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (MonSFFA)
The Lightning Round Reading Challenge, Erin Rockfort, Erin Rockfort
Clubhouse weekly column reviewing Canadian SpecFic, R. Graeme Cameron, Amazing Stories (online) Magazine
Weekly column reviewing SF&F movies, books, etc., Steve Fahnestalk, Amazing Stories (online & print) Magazine
BCSFAzine #538 March to #547 December, R. Graeme Cameron, British Columbia Science Fiction Association
Revangelion: A Longest Form Review of Neon Genesis Evangelion, Adam Shaftoe, Adam Shaftoe
Young People Read Old SFF, James Davis Nicoll, youngpeoplereadoldsff.com
The Hyper Halfling's Loot, Danielle Stephens (writer), In*Die Zine (Sep 2020 & Dec 2020)
Best Fan Organizational Eligibility
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Best Fan Related Work Eligibility
Sci & Sci-Fi - Connecting the public to science and technology through storytelling, Ron S. Friedman, Youtube
The Worldshapers Podcast, Edward Willett, Edward Willett
When Words Collide Online Festival, Randy McCharles, Randy McCharles
ephemera reading series (online), KT Bryski / Jen R. Albert, ephemera Collective
Totally Fantastic Title, Krista Wallace, Krista Wallace
Broadcasts from the Wasteland, Brandon Crilly and Evan May, Brandon Crilly and Evan May
How I Taught My Dragon: Kindergarten education through genre media, Jennifer Desmarais, JenEric Designs
RenVCon, Nathan Caro Fréchette, Nathan Caro Fréchette
2020 Aurora Awards Ceremony, Mark Leslie Lefebvre and Liz Anderson, Online event
Speculating Canada: Canadian Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy, Derek Newman-Stille, Derek Newman-Stille
Just Joshing, Joshua Pantalleresco, Joshua Pantalleresco
AugurCon, Kerry C. Byrne and Terese Mason Pierre, Augur Magazine Literary Society
Cover Art: Gryphon, represnting strenth and courage, locked in mortal combat tiwht the Covid Creature, Lindsay Brown, Keith Braithwaite, MonSFFA
Montreal Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (MonSFFA) monthly meetings, Cathy Palmer-Lister, MonSFFA
If This Goes On (Don't Panic) Podcast, Diane Morrison, Alan Bailey / Diane Morrison / Cat Rambo / Rachel Renee, through Libsyn podcast platform
Brodacious Book Club, Erin Rockfort and Matt Thomas, Erin Rockfort and Matt Thomas
Karl Johanson's 2020 Science Fiction Related Videos, Karl Johanson, Karl Johanson
Story from Scratch podcast, Yale Wang and Justin Dill, LIbsyn
Argo Bookshop author live chats, Argo Bookshop, Argo Bookshop
T. G. Shepherd Blog ‘30 Seconds of...’, T. G. Shepherd, T. G. Shepherd

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