Trophy Design

The award takes its name from from A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder, a science-fantasy novel published in 1888 by James De Mille.

The committee thought that a trophy in the shape of a Copper Cylinder would be appropriate.

This design was used for the inaugural award in 2012:

The Copper Cylinder Award, 2012

This design was created by Peter Halasz & Rebecca Simkin and debuted in 2013:

The Copper Cylinder Award, 2013