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Only one more week to vote for the 2011 Ursa Major Awards

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Ursa Major Awards, by Heather BrutonVoting for the 2011 Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic literature and art of the calendar year 2011 in eleven categories, closes on May 4.

If you have not voted yet, you have one week left to do so on the Ursa Major Awards website.

The finalists are . . .

Best Anthropomorphic Dramatic Series or Short Work

TV series or one-shots, advertisements or short videos.

Best Anthropomorphic Motion Picture

Live-action or animated feature-length movies.

Best Anthropomorphic Novel

Written works of 40,000 words or more. Serialized novels qualify only for the year that the final chapter is published.

Best Anthropomorphic Short Fiction

Stories less than 40,000 words, poetry and other short written works.

Best Anthropomorphic Other Literary Work

Story collections, comic collections, graphic novels, non-fiction works, and convention program books.

Best Anthropomorphic Graphic Story

Includes comic books and serialized online stories.

Best Anthropomorphic Comic Strip

Newspaper-style strips, including those with ongoing arcs.

Best Anthropomorphic Magazine

Professional magazines, amateur zines, fanzines, internet-only magazines.

Best Anthropomorphic Game

Computer or console games, role-playing games, board games.

Best Anthropomorphic Published Illustration

Illustrations for books, magazines, convention program books, cover art for such, coffee table portfolios.

Best Anthropomorphic Website

Online collections of art, stories, and other creative and/or informational works. Includes galleries, story archives, directories, blogs, and personal sites.

Don’t miss this chance to vote for your favorites. The winners will be announced at a presentation ceremony at 4PM on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at CaliFur VIII, at the Irvine Marriott Hotel at 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, California 92612. CaliFur VIII will be held from June 1 to 3.

If you have seen anything that you liked during 2012 so far, be sure to recommend it.

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Here's more comments from the nominees gathered by FurReview. Looks like the Ursas need some ambassadors to the comic/graphic novel section of the fandom — at least to tell the nominees that they've been nominated!

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Just noticed about the logo:

>Digitigrade legs
>On a bear
>All-of-my-why.jpg

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Fred (Fred Patten)read storiescontact (login required)

a retired former librarian from North Hollywood, California, interested in general anthropomorphics