Congratulations to Five Rivers’ Senior Editor, Dr. Robert Runte, for receiving the Prix Aurora Award for Best Fan-related Work, for “Why I Read Canadian Speculative Fiction: The Social Dimension of Reading”, Scholar Keynote Address at ACCSFF ’13, Toronto.
|Robert Runte, front, fourth from left
mugging it with other Prix Aurora winners at V-Con 2014
Well done, Robert! We are so proud of you.
|Robert Runte (right) holding his Prix Aurora, with William Gibson author of the seminal SF novel, Neuromancer (left)|
The Prix Aurora Awards were presented this year at V-Con, Vancouver BC’s premier science fiction, fantasy and games convention, since 1971, held this year October 3-5, at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford hotel.
Congratulations to all of this year’s Prix Aurora winners:
Best English Novel: A Turn of Light by Julie E. Czerneda, DAW Books
Best English YA Novel: The Rising by Kelley Armstrong, Doubleday Canada
Best English Short Fiction: “Ghost in the Machine” by Ryan McFadden, The Puzzle Box, EDGE
Best English Poem/Song: “Night Journey: West Coast” by Eileen Kernaghan , Tesseracts Seventeen: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast to Coast, EDGE
Best English Graphic Novel: Rock, Paper, Cynic by Peter Chiykowski, webcomic
Best English Related Work: On Spec published by the Copper Pig Writers’ Society
Best Artist: Erik Mohr, cover art for ChiZine Publications
Best Fan Music: Chris Hadfield for his performance of Space Oddity
Best Fan Organizational: Randy McCharles, Chair and Programming, When Words Collide, Calgary
Best Fan Related Work: Robert Runté, “Why I Read Canadian Speculative Fiction: The Social Dimension of Reading”, Scholar Keynote Address at ACCSFF ’13, Toronto