Charles de Lint wins 2013 Aurora Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The winners of the 2013 Aurora Awards have been announced. The awards are given out annually to honour the best Canadian science fiction and fantasy literary works, artwork, and fan activities from the previous year. The event is organized by Canvention, and the awards are given out by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA). Canvention alternates between eastern and western Canadian conventions where they host the Aurora awards ceremony and the society’s annual general meeting. In its inaugural year, the Best English Young Adult Novel award was given out to Ottawa’s Charles de Lint for the first book in his new Wildlings Series: Under My Skin published by Razorbill Canada. This is de Lint’s eleventh Aurora nomination and second win.

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