The finalists for the 2009 Audie Awards from the Audio Publishers Association -- the top awards in the audiobook industry -- include two Canadians in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Category: Kenneth Oppel and Robert J. Sawyer. The nominees are:
Calculating God, by Robert J. Sawyer, Narrated by Jonathan Davis, Audible, Inc.
Childhood's End, by Arthur C. Clarke, Narrated by Eric Michael Summerer, Audible, Inc.
Ghost Radio, by Leopoldo Gout, Narrated by Pedro Pascal, HarperAudio
Skybreaker, by Kenneth Oppel, Narrated by David Kelly, Full Cast Audio
Sunrise Alley, by Catherine Asaro, Narrated by Hillary Huber, Blackstone Audio, Inc.
The winner will be announced at the Audies gala on Friday, May 29, 2009, at the New York Historical Society in New York City.
UPDATE: The winner was Calculating God, by Robert J. Sawyer, Narrated by Jonathan Davis, Audible, Inc.