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The second volume of Robert J. Sawyer’s WWW trilogy, Watch (Penguin Canada), won the Aurora Award for best English-language novel on Nov. 20. The Aurora Awards are presented by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association. Sawyer won last year’s award in the same category for Wake, the first volume in the WWW trilogy. He has won the award 12 times in total.
This year for the first time, the best novel award came with a $500 prize courtesy of the science fiction and fantasy writers’ association SF Canada.
Winners in other categories include:
- Best short form: “The Burden of Fire” by Hayden Trenholm
- Best poem/song: “The ABCs of the End of the World” by Carolyn Clink
- Best graphic novel: Goblins by Tarol Hunt
- Best related work: The Dragon and the Stars, edited by Derwin Mak and Eric Choi
- Best artist: Erik Mohr