Copper Cylinder Bestowed

Jo Walton and Lesley Livingstone have received the first Copper Cylinder Awards from the Sunburst Award Society. The Copper Cylinder Award is a member’s choice award selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year. The title comes from the first Canadian speculative fiction story, “A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder,” by James De Mille and the prize includes a trophy shaped like a copper cylinder.

  • Copper Cylinder Adult Award: Among Others, by Jo Walton
  • Copper Cylinder Young Adult Award: Once Every Never, by Lesley Livingstone

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Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Winners

The Romantic Times has announced the winners of its Reviewers’ Choice Awards. The winners of sf genre interest are listed below. Currently, I have not found a complete list of winners, but will add titles in the various Paranormal categories as I find them.

  • Best Science Fiction Novel: Half a Crown, by Jo Walton
  • Best Fantasy Novel: The House of the Stag, by Kage Baker
  • Best Epic Fantasy Novel: The Hero of Ages, by Brandon Sanderson

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