Sunburst Shortlist

The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is presented for the best in Canadian fantastic literature. The awards will be presented in Fall 2017 and include a prize of Can$1,000 and a trophy. This year’s jurors include Nancy Baker, Michel Basilières, Rebecca Bradley, Dominick Grace, and Sean Moreland..

Adult Fiction

  • Spells of Blood and Kin, by Claire Humphrey
  • The Witches of New York, by Ami McKay
  • Sleeping Giants, by Sylvain Neuvel
  • Necessity, by Jo Walton
  • Last Year, by Robert Charles Wilson

Young Adult Fiction

  • Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard, by Jonathan Auxier
  • Worlds of Ink and Shadow, by Lena Coakley
  • The Inn Between, by Marina Cohen
  • Julia Vanishes, by Catherine Egan
  • The Skids, by Ian Donald Keeling

Short Story

  • “La Corriveau,” by K.T. Bryski
  • “The Dog and the Sleepwalker,” by James Alan Gardner
  • “Caro in Carno,” by Helen Marshall
  • “The Men from Narrow Houses,” by A.C. Wise
  • “The Sailing of the Henry Charles Morgan in Six Pieces of Scrimshaw (1841),” by A.C. Wise

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