- The work must be literature
of the fantastic, which includes fabulist, fantasy, magic realist, science
fiction, speculative, supernatural horror, and surrealist works.
- The work must be a novel, or
novel-length short story collection.
- The author must be
Canadian—that is, a Canadian Citizen (native or naturalized; resident in
Canada or residing outside Canada) or Landed Immigrant in Canada.
- Translations into English
are considered on an equal footing with works written originally in
English. Only the first translation of a work is eligible.
- The work must be
substantially text-based and have been published in print or in electronic
- Novels and short story
collections published in any given calendar year are eligible for
consideration in the following calendar year. If a work was not submitted in its
first year of eligibility it can then be submitted for
consideration one year later.
E-books can be submitted only in epub format,
*Please include only one work per upload file.
*There is an administrative fee for novel length works of $20 per title.
Deadline for submissions is Midnight Eastern
Standard Time on January 31, 2018.
You will be asked to provide details such as ISBN number, and
which category the work should be considered for (either Adult or Young
Adult) All works must have been previously published in 2017 (or 2016 if not submitted last year).