from our Dark Side Win!

I’m so very pleased to be a winner in the Women in Film & Television, from our Dark Side contest. This win allows me to develop my winning pitch into a pilot and a great series plan, complete with graphic designer and story editor mentors! So we’re going to Montreal in July with this project! Thanks Women In Film & Television Vancouver!

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Women in Film & Television Vancouver

In keeping with this week of announcements, we’re excited to present the selected winners of our From Our Dark Side Genre Contest! Congratulations to:

Selaine Henriksen (ON) – “Cold Snap”
Julia Rowland & Kristy La Pointe (ON) – “A Better Brain”
Cat Girczyc (BC) – “Lights, Camera, Paranormal Action!”
Lauren Marsden (BC) – “Mama D’Lo”
Marie Clements (BC) – “Sparrow”/ “Nel Dzay Ya”

Read all about it: http://bit.ly/FODS6Win

Aurora Award Season

Aurora Awards eligibility lists are open! To participate in our national awards, you have to be a member of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association CSFFA ($10) per year. All Canadians are eligible to join and nominate. Then CSFFA members vote on the actual award winners once the nominations are set. You must join to be able to vote on which stories or poems are actually nominated. Nomination dates are

March 1, 2020Nominations open
April 18, 2020Nominations close  

Nomination Process

Nominations is the second phase of the Aurora Awards process. Works from the eligibility lists are nominated by CSFFA members for the Aurora Awards ballot. The top five works in each category with the most nominations will be placed on the ballot.

I have 2 stories and one poem that are eligible and would love it if I received a nomination this year, so keep in mind the following:

Story – Absinthe Kind in Polar Borealis #12 Nov/Dec 2019

Story – WRASSE in Neo-Opsis #30 Dec 2019

Poem – “Law of Love” in Polar Borealis #9 March 2019.

Join CSSFA to get automatically emailed when it’s time to nominate at this website:  https://prixaurorawards.ca/?doing_wp_cron=1579131388.8118300437927246093750

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