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2013 - Publications in English

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Being listed here does NOT constitute a nomination for any award; this is merely a database of works eligible for nomination.  Until the official awards administrators release a final voting ballot, no one is a nominee, and ONLY works listed on a final ballot are nominees.
*An asterisk denotes a creator's preferred work, when a creator has more than one work eligible in a given category -- the one they'd like to see nominated, or the one they recommend you read if you're only going to read one of their works.  For more information about the asterisk designation, see here.


List as:
Last name, First name. Name of work (Publisher/URL) Date.
or
Last name, First Name. “Name of short story”. Name of Anthology. eds. Editor's Name(s). (Publisher/URL) Date. 
 

Novels
(In the Aurora, Hugo and Nebula rules, a novel is defined as more than 40,000 words. Single-author collections are eligible for the Aurora under the Related Works category but not for the Hugo or the Nebula.)

Burgess, Tony. The n-Body Problem. ChiZine Publications. October 2013.

Darbyshire, Peter. SEE "Roman, Peter."

Comeau, Joey. The Summer Is Ended and We Are Not Yet Saved. ChiZine Publications. July 2013.

Fletcher, Michael R. 88. Five Rivers Publishing. June 2013.

Galler-Smith, Barbara and Josh Langston, Warriors, Edge SF&F Publishing, October 2013.

Hendley, Alicia. TypeFive Rivers Publishing. June 2013.

Laderoute, D.G. Out of Time. Five Rivers Publishing. November 2013.

MacGregor, Susan. The Tattooed Witch. Five Rivers Publishing. August 2013.

Marshall, James. Zombie Versus Fairy Featuring Albinos. ChiZine Publications. May 2013.

McBride, Sally. Indigo Time. Five Rivers Publishing. August 2013.

McClure, Melia. The Delphi Room. ChiZine Publications. September 2013.

Nickle, David. The 'Geisters. ChiZine Publications. June 2013.

Roman, Peter. [a.k.a. Peter Darbyshire] The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross. ChiZine Publications. June 2013.

Rowe, Michael. Wild Fell. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Sawyer, Robert J. Red Planet Blues. Penguin Canada.

Wilson, Robert Charles. Burning Paradise. Tor.

 

Novellas

(Between 17,500 and 40,000 words in the Hugo and Nebula rules; the Auroras consider novellas, novelettes, and short stories to all be "short form" works)

Duncan, Dave. The Runner and the Wizard. Five Rivers Publishing October 2013.

Hollihan, Keith. "C-Monkeys." Gamification/C-Monkeys. ChiZine Publications. November 2013.

Hollihan, Keith. "Gamification." Gamification/C-Monkeys. ChiZine Publications. November 2013.

Janz, Kristin. "The Guild of Swordsmen." Silver Blade. December 2012 - April 2013 (serial).

 

Novelettes

(between 7,500 and 17,500 words in the Hugo and Nebula rules; the Auroras consider novellas, novelettes, and short stories to all be "short form" works.

Files, Gemma. "Hexmas." The Hexslinger Omnibus. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Files, Gemma. "In Scarlet Town (Today)." The Hexslinger Omnibus. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

*Moloney, Susie. "The Neighbourhood, or, To the Devil with You." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "Poor David, or, The Possibility of Coincidence in Situations of Multiple Occurrences." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "Truckdriver." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "The Windemere." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

 

Short Stories

(fewer than 7,500 words in the Hugo and Nebula rules; the Auroras consider novellas, novelettes, and short stories to all be "short form" works)

Bilodeau, Marie. "The Kevlar Canoe". Masked Mosaic: Canadian Super Stories. Edited by Claude Lalumière and Camille Alexa. Tyche Books. Spring 2013.

*Church, Suzanne. "Living Bargains". When the Hero Comes Home 2. Edited by Gabrielle Harbowy and Ed Greenwood. Dragon Moon Press. September 2013.

Church, Suzanne. "Fun Sucker". Urban Green Man. Edited by Janice Blaine and Adria Laycraft. EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. August 2013.

*Darrach, Shay. “Baggage Check“, Crossed Genres, Issue 6: She, June 2013

Darrach, Shay. “I Know a Secret”, FishCarrie Cuinn & K.V. Taylor, eds., (Dagan) February 2013

Gurgu, Costi. "Secret Recipes". Tesseracts Seventeen: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast to Coast. Edited by Colleen Anderson and Steve Vernon. Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. Fall 2013.

Heartfield, Kate. "A Pair of Ragged Claws." Black Treacle, Issue 2. April 2013.

Heartfield, Kate. "Word for Word." Waylines, Issue 3. May 2013.

Heartfield, Kate. "For Sale by Owner." Daily Science Fiction. August 2013.

Heartfield, Kate. "Six Aspects of Cath Baduma." Postscripts to Darkness 4. October 2013.

Heartfield, Kate. "The Dentist's Apprentice." Spellbound. December 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "Feasting Alone." AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review. April 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "Vanishing Act." Innsmouth Magazine, Issue 13. June 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "Blue Fever." This Is How You Die. July 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "An Operatic Tour of New Jersey, With Raptors." AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review. August 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "You Have to Follow the Rules." Strange Horizons. September 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "The Herdsman of the Dead". Shimmer, Issue 17. September 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "And All the Fathomless Crowds". Dead North. October 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "The Button." Lakeside Circus. November 2013.

Hoffmann, Ada. "The Mother of All Squid Builds a Library." Strange Horizons. December 2013.

Files, Gemma. "Like a Bowl of Fire." The Hexslinger Omnibus. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Friedman, Ron S. "By The Way That He Came". Age Of Certainty  antnthology, Rebel epublishers.

Kasturi, Sandra. "The Hair Dress." Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I. Edited by Michael Kelly. Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. September 2013.

King, Barry. "Bookbound". Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #57. May 2013.

King, Barry. "Virtual Private Networking". Crossed Genres Magazine 2.0. November 2013.

Lamb, David J. "Love Should Grow." AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review. January 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "Wife." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

*Moloney, Susie. "The Last Living Summer." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "Petty Zoo." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "Night Beach." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "The Human Society." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moloney, Susie. "Domestic Happiness." Things Withered. ChiZine Publications. December 2013.

Moore, Matt. "The Leaving." Blood Rites: An Invitation to Horror. Blood Bound Books. January 2013.

Rimar, Mike. "Echoes in the Bones". Black Treacle. Oct 2013.

Rimar, Mike. "The Return of Hobard The Vanquisher". When The Hero Comes Home 2. Edited by Gabrielle Harbowy and Ed Greenwood. Dragon Moon Press. 2013.

Rimar, Mike. "The Devil's Due". Black Treacle. August 2013.

Rimar, Mike. "Night Shift at the Tim Hornets". April 2013.

Rimar, Mike. "A Bunny Hug for Karl". Masked Mosaic: Canadian Super Stories. Edited by Claude Lalumiere and Camille Alexa. Tyche Books. 2013.

Schofield, Holly. "A Twist of Fate". Omph: A Little Super Goes A Long Way. Edited by Bart R. Lieb and Kate T. Holt. Crossed Genres. October 2013.

Schofield, Holly. "Take a Good Look". Perihelion Science Fiction. Oct 2013

Schofield, Holly. "Off Campus Housing". AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review. July 2013.

Schofield, Holly. "Hurry Up and Wait". Perihelion Science Fiction. May 2013.

Schofield, Holly. "Graveyard Shift". Tesseracts Seventeen: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast. Edited by Colleen Anderson and Steve Verson. Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. Fall 2013.

Villegas, Halli. "Fishfly Season." Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I. Edited by Michael Kelly. Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. September 2013.

Yuan-Innes, Melissa. "Bread, Ashtrays, and the Psychic." Chrysalis Reader 2013 Vol 19 109-114

Yuan-Innes, Melissa. "A Quest for the Vulture Gods." Crossed Genres Magazine, Issue 9. Edited by Bart R. Leib & Kay T. Holt. September 2013.

 

Poetry and Song Lyrics
(In the Aurora, this category includes poems or songs first published or performed in the calendar year in question)

 
Clink, Carolyn. the winged serpent draco. Gusts: Contemporary Tanka, Fall/Winter 2013 [issue 18].
 
 
*Clink, David. A City of Buried Rivers. / PDF / DOC / The Literary Review of Canada, Nov 2013, v. 21, no. 9, pg. 16.
 
Clink, David. Home. / PDF / DOC /Branch Magazine: online – Spring 2013, Issue 10: [Mythology]http://branchmagazine.com/archives/issue10/index.html].
 
Clink, David. Hourglass. / PDF / DOC / Prism International, Spring 2013 [51:3].
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "A Certain Kind of Spider." Star*Line, Volume 36, Issue 1. January 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "Lament for a Faithless Prince." Goblin Fruit. February 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "A Toast to the Hero Upon Her Defeat of the Wyrm of L'Incertain." Liquid Imagination, Issue 13. February 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "A Glance Across the Ballroom." Strange Horizons. March 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "Synchronicity." Through the Gate, Issue 3. May 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "Daphne Without Apollo." Plunge Magazine, Issue 2. August 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "The Witch's Courting Song." Mythic Delirium, Issue 29. November 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "The Siren of Mayberry Crescent." Mythic Delirium, Issue 29. November 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "The Tooth Fairy Throws In the Towel." Mythic Delirium, Issue 29. November 2013.
 
Hoffmann, Ada. "The Changeling's Escape." Ideomancer. December 2013.
 
King, Barry. "Rooks". Polu Texni. July 2013.
 

Other Works (Including Single-Author Collections and Anthologies)
(The Aurora Awards category "Best Related Work" is defined as "Best Science Fiction or Fantasy literary criticism, book review, critical editions, screenplay, anthology, CD or a single-author collection released as a book." The Hugos have a category for "Best Related Book," defined as "Any work whose subject is related to the field of science fiction, fantasy, or fandom, appearing for the first time in book form during the year in question, and which is either non-fiction or, if fictional, is noteworthy primarily for aspects other than the fictional text.")

Kovacs, Christopher S and MacDonald, Susan M. A third sampling of medical myths and errors in genre fiction. The New York Review of Science Fiction #296, April 2013; p 10-15.

Kovacs, Christopher S. The reality and mythology enveloping Zelazny’s Lord of Light, the FBI, the CIA, and Ben Affleck’s Argo. The New York Review of Science Fiction #297, May 2013; p 1, 8-15.

Kovacs, Christopher S., editor [with David G. Grubbs and Ann Crimmins]. Last Exit to Babylon – Volume 4: The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny. 2nd Edition revised. NESFA Press, May 2013.

Kovacs, Christopher S., editor [with David G. Grubbs and Ann Crimmins]. The Road to Amber – Volume 6: The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny2nd Edition revised. NESFA Press, September 2013.

Moloney, Susie. Things Withered. ChiZine Publications.

Munteanu, Nina. Natural Selection: a collection of short stories. Pixl Press, April 2013.

Schnarr, J.W. A Quiet Place. Five Rivers Publishing. November 2013.

Artistic Achievement
(The Aurora definition of the Artistic Achievement category: For a work or body of work produced by a Canadian artist within the calendar year in question.)

Minkevics, Jeff. Five Rivers Publishing book covers. 2013.

Mohr, Erik. ChiZine Publications book covers. 2013.

Fan Publication
(Fanzine or fan newsletter, blog or publication either in print or by electronic means, whose content significantly relates to science fiction and fantasy, published by a Canadian at least once during the year)

Fan Filk
(Activities by a Canadian filker in areas such as album, song-writing, performance or sound engineering. Filk is fan music based on science fiction or fantasy)

Kari Maaren. Body of Work.

Fan Organizational
(Contributions to Canadian Science Fiction or Fantasy clubs, conventions or other organized activities.)

Anderson, Colleen. Chiaroscuro Reading Series (Vancouver). 2013.

Beiko, Samantha & Ginther, Chadwick. Chiaroscuro Reading Series (Winnipeg). 2013.

Kasturi, Sandra. Chiaroscuro Reading Series (Toronto & National). 2013.

Moore, Matt. Chiaroscuro Reading Series (Ottawa). 2013.

Fan Other

(Activity in the area of Science Fiction or Fantasy not encompassed by the previous three categories in areas such as:  presentations, performances, APAS or fan-writing)


Potential John W. Campbell Award Nominees
(presented at the World Science Fiction Convention; for writers whose first professional publications were in the preceding two years.)