Aurora Awards eligibility lists are open! To participate in our national awards, you have to be a member ofCanadian 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, 2020
April 18, 2020
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.
I’m very please to announce that my poem, “Card” was nominated for a 2018 Aurora Award. Please vote and show your appreciation for Canadian SF. There are categories for novel, YA novel, short fiction, graphic novel, best related work (magazine publication), visual presentation (TV, film, theatre), artist, fan writing & publication, fan organizational, and fan related work.
As usual, I’ve been busy. Going to appear at VCON 2015 on some writing related panels. VCON is always a good time. This year’s writer Guest of Honour is Joe Haldeman, famous for The Forever War amongotherbooks.