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Cygnus Award for Science FictionCYGNUS BOOK AWARDS for Science Fiction, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards.

We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2018 CYGNUS Book Awards for Science Fiction Novels at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and the 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards ceremony. This year’s ceremony and banquet were held on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

We want to thank all of those who entered and participated in the  2018 Cygnus Book Awards for Science Fiction, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards.

Sean Curley, the author of the previous Cygnus Grand Prize Winner, OVER,  announced the First Place Award Winners and the Grand Prize Winner for the 2018 CYGNUS Book Awards at the Chanticleer International Book Awards Banquet and Ceremony. PublishDrive and Hindenburg Systems awarded additional prizes to the 2018 CYGNUS Book Award winners. Thank you!

2018 Cygnus Book Awards for Science Fiction First Place Winners – Best in Category

  • The Fortune Follies by Catori Sarmiento

  • It Takes Death to Reach a Star by Stu Jones & Gareth Worthington

  • Solar Reboot by Matthew D. Hunt

  • Apex Five by Sarah Katz

  • The One Apart: A Novel by Justine Avery

  • The Selah Branch by Ted Neill   

Honorable Mention:  Ten Directions by Samuel Winburn

Congratulations to the First Place Category Winners of the 2018 Cygnus Book Awards for Science Fiction. 

And now for the

CYGNUS BOOK AWARDS

GRAND PRIZE WINNER for Science Fiction

The Korpes File by J.I Rogers took home the 2018 CYGNUS Book Awards for Science Fiction Grand Prize Blue Ribbon.

 

An email will go out to all First Place Category Winners and Grand Prize Winners with more information, the timing of awarded reviews, links to digital badges, and more before May 31st, 2019 (approximately four weeks after the awards ceremony). Please look for it in your email inbox.

When we receive the digital photographs from the Official CAC19 professional photographer, Dwayne Rogge of Photo Treehouse, we will post the CYGNUS winners on this page.

Click here for the link to the 2018 Cygnus Semi-Finalists.

This post will be updated with photos and more information. Please do visit it again!

The deadline for submissions into the 2019 Cygnus Book Awards is May 15, 2019 Midnight (PST).

Our next Chanticleer International Book Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2020, for the 2019 CIBA winners. Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!