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The 2020 Prix Aurora Award nominees have been announced and they include Renaissance creatives! Nathan Caro Fréchette has been nominated for Best Artist for his 2019 Renaissance book covers, MJ LyonsMurder at the World’s Fair has been nominated for Best Young Adult Novel, Cait Gordon and Talia C. Johnson‘s Nothing Without Us has been nominated for Best Related work, Derek Newman-Stille‘s multi-award winning Speculating Canada has been nominated in Best Fan Related Work, Evan May and Brandon Crilly’s Broadcasts from the Wasteland podcast has been nominated for Best Fan Related Work, and Jen DesmaraisTravelling TARDIS has been nominated for Best Fan Writing and Publications! Learn more about the ballot and voting process at the CSFFA website!

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Joel Balkovec

Having recently finished with school forever (for real, this time), Joel is proud to finally be using his powers for good. Works under his own name have appeared in the student journals and newspapers at Carleton University and Algonquin College. He also writes the Realmgard series of family-friendly Fantasy adventures under the name J.B. Norman.

Bruce Gordon

Bruce Gordon is the author of Dissatisfied Me: A Love Story (2021, Renaissance), a humorous mock memoir with pop-culture nostalgia woven throughout memory lane. Bruce’s love for writing was sparked by the challenge of NaNoWriMo in 2017, where he completed his first draft of his novel. Since then, he’s participated in NaNoWriMo each year with the goal of… Continue reading Bruce Gordon

Heather Chambers

Canadian author Heather Chambers dedicates her time to raising awareness through her writing. She’s made her first step with her debut apocalyptic novel, Earth Sucks, published at 19, which underlines how one only has to look outside to see horror resides not only in fiction.Now, armed with search histories that’d pique the FBIs attention if ever… Continue reading Heather Chambers