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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2017 SUNBURST AWARDS

Attention Publishers and Authors! 

Submissions of 2016 works for the 2017 award are now being accepted. 

The Sunburst Awards Society brings together every year a varying panel of distinguished jurors to select the best full length work of literature of the fantastic written by a Canadian in both Adult and Young Adult categories. 2017 is also the second year for our short fiction award, for the best short fiction written by a Canadian.

The 2016 Longlist Revealed!

We are proud to announce the longlists for the 2016 SUNBURST AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CANADIAN LITERATURE OF THE FANTASTIC.

Toronto, Ontario (June 8, 2016): The Sunburst Award Committee is pleased to announce the 2016 longlist for the Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. This year’s nominees include a hearty mix of well-established authors and talented newcomers, as well as the official introduction of a new Sunburst Award category of Short Stories.

Sunburst Award Announces the Long List for the 2015 Sunburst Awards

Contact person: Rebecca Simkin
rebecca@sunburstaward.org

Toronto, Ontario (June 1st, 2015) The Sunburst Award Committee released the jury’s selections for the long list for the 2015 awards.

Sunburst Award Now Accepting E-books

Toronto, Ontario (November 7, 2014) The Sunburst Award Committee announced today that they have moved into the digital age. Starting with the 2015 awards, they will accept e-book versions of submissions as well as print ones.

“It will help publishers to submit, especially smaller ones. Postage costs have increased dramatically over the last several years and print books have a cost of their own.” says Peter Halasz, one of the founders of the awards. “We also expect to reduce our own costs since we mail as many as 120 - 130 books annually to each of five jurors.”

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