Gene Wolfe's Soldier of Sidon has won the 2007 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. The prize was awarded at the World Fantasy Convention, held this year at Saratoga, New York. For a complete listing of Awards, check out the World Fantasy Convention's website here.Categories: Awards, SciFi & Fantasy
Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2007 Aurora Award.
The Prix Aurora Awards are Canada's national Science Fiction and Fantasy awards. Awarded annually since 1982, the awards are administered by the not for profit.Categories: Awards, SciFi & Fantasy
Late Nights on Air.was awarded the 2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize last night for her novel
According to the judges--David Bergen, Camilla Gibb and Lorna Goodison--Hay's novel was "in some ways a dazzling virtuoso praise song to Canada and things Canadian, but ultimately, it is a flawlessly crafted and timeless story, masterfully told."
The award was handed out at a black-tie gala in Toronto. The other nominees were Divisadero, for The Assassin's Song, for Effigy, and for A Secret Between Us. The Scotiabank Giller Prize honours the best in Canadian English-language fiction.for Categories: Awards
2007 Giller Finalists See Average Sales Increase of Almost 400%
The five finalists for the 2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize have seen an average sales increase of 388% in the first week after the shortlist was announced. In the week ending October 14, 2007, A Secret Between Us by saw the highest percent increase at 1200%, followed by Effigy by with 564%. Divisadero by and The Assassinís Song by , already selling at a robust rate before the shortlist announcement, increased by 83% and 70% respectively, while ís Late Nights on Air has seen a 22% bump in sales.Categories: Awards, buzz, Publishing News
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