2006 Ursa Major Awards
The 2006 Ursa Major Awards ceremony was held on Friday, May 4, 2007 at The Holiday Inn in Costa Mesa, California during the festivities of Califur 3. The ceremony was hosted by Glen Wooten, Art Show and Den of Dealers Director for Califur.
The voting process took place between March 10th and April 14th; votes were received from countries as diverse as Germany, Finland, Russia, the Philippines, Australia, and Trinidad & Tobago.
Accepting on behalf of Kyell Gold, who works won both awards for best novel and best short fiction, was Timothy Fay (or Tim Kangaroo), who represented Sofawolf Press, the publisher of Kyell's works. Also accepting the awards on behalf of absent winners were Kerry M. O'Day and Thomas K. Dye, who mailed the respective awards to Susan Rankin (best Other Literary Work) and Vince Suzukawa (best Comic Book).
Winning nominees are highlighted in bold.
- Flushed Away
- Happy Feet
- Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
- Over The Hedge
Dramatic Short Work or Series
- Hammy's Boomerang Adventure
- Jane and the Dragon
- My Gym Partner's A Monkey
- Raccoon Daze
- Tom and Jerry Tales
- Beyond That Which Divides (book 3 of the Wilderhom trilogy), by Philip J. Eggerding
- The Catto Comeback, by M. Mitchell Marmel and E. O. Costello
- His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire book one), by Naomi Novik
- The Human Memoirs, by Greg Howell
- Pendant of Fortune, by Kyell Gold
- "Monkey in the Middle," by Mark Allen Davis
- "Bob's Greezamus Carol," by C.D. Woodbury
- "Felicia and the Wrath of the Elder Glops," by Chas P.A. Melville
- "Full Immersion," by Phil Geusz
- "Helping Hands," by Equestrian Horse Wrangler
- "Jacks to Open," by Kyell Gold
Other Literary Work
- ANTHROlogy One, edited by Quentin Long
- Digger, Volume 2, by Ursula Vernon
- A Doemain of Our Own, Volume 1, by Susan Rankin
- Gene Catlow, Volume 1, by Albert Temple
- Tai-Pan: Skulduggery, edited by Gene Breshears
- Tofu Knights: Ozy and Millie, 2004 - 2005, by D. C. Simpson
- Extinctioners, by Shawntae L. Howard
- i.s.o., by Vince Suzukawa
- Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Volume II, written by Mike Bullock, art by Jack Lawrence
- Usagi Yojimbo, by Stan Sakai
- ZED, by Michel Gagné
- Ozy and Millie by D.C. Simpson. (Internet strips from January 2 to December 28)
- A Doemain of Our Own, by Susan Deer. (Internet, January 3 to December 25)
- Freefall, by Mark Stanley. (Internet strips from January 2 to December 29)
- Kevin & Kell, by Bill Holbrook. (Internet strips from January 1 to December 31)
- Sabrina Online, by Eric W. Schwartz. (Internet strips from January to December)
- Okami (Developer: Clover Studios, publisher Capcom, September 19)
- Daxter (Developer: Ready At Dawn Studios, Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment, March 14)
- Kingdom Hearts II [English Release] (Developer: Square Enix, Publisher: Square Enix, March 28
- Over the Hedge (Developer: Edge of Reality, Publisher: Activision, May 9)
- Star Fox Command (Developer: Q-Games, Publisher: Nintendo, August 28)
- Cover painting by Sara Palmer, for Pendant of Fortune, by Kyell Gold. (Sofawolf Press, January.)
- Cover art by Eugene Arenhaus, for Extinctioners #15 by Shawntae Howard, January.
- Illustration by Susan Rankin, "Sire Relief: Entering L'Etoile d'Argent." for "Sire Relief", Part I, Spontoon, July.
- Illustration by Susan Rankin, "Sire Relief: Holding the Fort." for Sire Relief, Part II, Spontoon, July.
- Title page by Chas P A Melville for Bob's Greezamus Carol, Tales of the Tai-Pan Universe #42 (Tai-Pan Literary & Arts Project, December)
- Cover art by Sky Oxford for Tales of the Tai-Pan Universe #41 (Tai-Pan Literary & Arts Project, May)
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