Saturday, February 25, 2006

2005 ReLit Winners

Winners:


SHORT FICTION:

The Long Slide
James Grainger (ECW)


POETRY:

Night Street Repairs
A.F. Moritz (Anansi)


NOVEL:

An English Gentleman
Sky Gilbert (Cormorant)



Shortlists:


POETRY:

Mirabel
Pierre Nepveu (Vehicule)

Said Like Reeds or Things
Mark Truscott (Coach House)

Night Street Repairs
A.F. Moritz (Anansi)

The Possible Past
Aislinn Hunter (Polestar)


NOVEL:

Sointula
Bill Gaston (Raincoast)

Mackerel Sky
Natalee Caple (Thomas Allen)

An English Gentleman
Sky Gilbert (Cormorant)

Blind Night
Cordelia Strube (Thomas Allen)


SHORT FICTION:

The Long Slide
James Grainger (ECW)

The Worthwhile Flux
Corey Frost (Conundrum)

Corner Pieces
Lance Blomgren (Conundrum)

Let's Not Let A Little Thing Like The
End Of The World Come Between Us
James Marshall (Thistledown)



Longlists:

(listed in no particular order)

SHORT FICTION:

1. The Long Slide, James Grainger (ECW) 2. Standing Stones, John Metcalf (Thomas Allen)3. Core Samples, Patti Grayson (Turnstone Press)4. Hopeful Monsters, Hiromi Goto (Arsenal Pulp)5. I Know You Are But What Am I ?, Heather Birrell (Coach House)6. Open Country, Fr. Ed Brophy (Flanker)7. The Worthwhile Flux, Corey Frost (Conundrum)8. Girl at the Window, Byrna Barclay (Coteau)9. 17 Tomatoes, Jaspreet Singh (Vehicule)10. Translating Women, Bill Stenson (Thistledown)11. How To Swallow A Pig, Robert Priest (ECW)12. You, Kwaznievski, You Piss Me Off, John Lavery (ECW)13. Let’s Not Let a Little Thing Like the End of the World Come Between Us, James Marshall (Thistledown)14. A Short Journey by Car, Liam Durcan (Vehicule)15. Third and Long, Chris Fisher (Coteau)16. Doctor Weep, Gary Barwin (The Mercury Press)17. Survivors, Chava Rosenfarb (Cormorant)18. Greetings from the Vodka Sea, Chris Gudgeon (Goose Lane)19. Corner Pieces, Lance Blomgren (Conundrum)20. Naked in the Sanctuary, Julie Roorda (Guernica)21. Prague Memories, Tecia Werbowski (Guernica)22. So Beautiful, Ramona Dearing (Porcupine’s Quill)23. Meet Me in the Parking Lot, Alexandra Leggat (Insomniac)24. Eyehill, Kelly Cooper (Goose Lane)25. So This is Love, Gilbert Reid (Key Porter)26. The Beauty Box, Bonnie Dunlop (Thistledown)27. Orchestra of the Lost Steps, Shelley A. Leedahl (Thistledown)28. Princes in Waiting, Larry Gasper (Coteau)29. Any Day Now, Denise Roig (Signature)30. Contrary Angel, Mike Barnes (Porcupine’s Quill)

NOVEL:

1. Apikoros Sleuth, Robert Majzels (The Mercury Press)2. The Long Run, Leo Furey (Key Porter)3. The Whole Night Through, Christiane Frenette (Cormorant)4. Cherry Bites, Alison Preston (Signature)5. Displaced Persons, Margie Taylor (NeWest)6. 4X4, Wayne Tefs (Turnstone)7. Garden of the Gods, Dina Desveaux (Broken Jaw)8. Sointula, Bill Gaston (Raincoast)9. Raw Deal, Rick Gadziola (ECW)10. Wally, Greg Kramer (Cormorant)11. Safety of Way, Rob Benvie (Coach House)12. Venous Hum, Suzette Mayr (Arsenal Pulp)13. Down to the Dirt, Joel Hynes (Killick)14. Going to New Orleans, Charles Tidler (Anvil)15. Cherry, Chandra Mayor (Conundrum)16. Your Secrets Sleep With Me, Darren O’Donnell (Coach House)17. The Naked Island, Bryna Wasserman (Key Porter)18. Dahlia Cassidy, Anne Cameron (Harbour)19. Foozlers, Tom Osborne (Anvil)20. Some Night My Prince Will Come, Michel Tremblay (Talonbooks)21. A Man in a Distant Field, Theresa Kishkan (Dundurn)22. Mackerel Sky, Natalee Caple (Thomas Allen)23. Blind Night, Cordelia Strube (Thomas Allen)24. Bad Latitudes, Al Pope (Turnstone)25. Leaving Wyoming, Leo Brent Robillard (Turnstone)26. Playing Sarah Bernhardt, Joan Givner (Dundurn)27. Monkey, Michael Boyce (Pedlar Press)28. Some Great Thing, Colin McAdam (Raincoast)29. The Streets of Winter, Stephen Henighan (Thistledown)30. An English Gentleman, Sky Gilbert (Cormorant)31. The Man Who Hated Emily Bronte, Ray Smith (Porcupine’s Quill)32. The Momentum of Red, Monica Kidd (Raincoast)

POETRY:

1. The Winter of Remarkable Oranges, Boyd Warren Chubbs (Breakwater)2. Masque, Rachel Zolf (The Mercury Press)3. The Ubiquitous Big, Ian Samuels (Coach House)4. Ruined Stars, R.M. Vaughan (ECW)5. Reckless Women, Cecelia Frey (Ronsdale)6. Performance Bond, Wayde Compton (Arsenal Pulp)7. Unravel, Tammy Armstrong (Anvil)8. The House that Hijack Built, Adeena Karasick (Talonbooks)9. Narrativ Enigma/ Rumours Uv Hurricane, Bill Bissett (Talonbooks)10. Blue Marrow, Louise Bernice Halfe (Coteau)11. On Abducting the Cello, Wayne Clifford (Porcupine’s Quill)12. Splitting Off, Triny Finlay (Nightwood)13. Notes on Leaving, Laisha Rosnau (Nightwood)14. Frida: Paint Me As a Volcano, Keith Garebian (Buschekbooks)15. In the Silence Absence Makes, Halli Villegas (Guernica)16. Night Street Repairs, A.F. Moritz (Anansi)17. Memoirs of Alias, Jason Heroux (Mansfield)18. Junkman’s Daughter, Meaghan Strimas (Exile)19. The Possible Past, Aislinn Hunter (Raincoast)20. The Dowry of Education, Corrado Paina (Mansfield)21. Unsettled, Zachariah Wells (Insomniac)22. In Search of the Emerald City, Stan Rogal (Seraphim)23. Slow Curve, Jeanne-Marie de Moissac (Coteau)24. The Profane Earth, Ollivier Dyens (Mansfield)25. Dead Men of the Fifties, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (Mansfield)26. Honeymoon in Berlin, Tom Walmsley (Anvil)27. Go Leaving Strange, Patrick Lane (Harbour)28. Here is My Street, This Tree I Planted, Jonathan Bennett (ECW)29. Singer, an Elegy, George Fetherling (Anvil)30. Words for Trees, Barbara Folkart (Beach Holme)31. The Burden of Snow, Heather Simenui MacLeod (Turnstone)32. King’s (Mere), Nathan Dueck (Turnstone)33. Woman in Dream, Ludwig Zeller (Ekstasis)34. The Hunger, D.C. Reid (Ekstasis)35. Stealing Mercury, Lori Cayer (Muses’ Company)36. Nunt, Mingus Tourette (Zygote)37. What’s Left, Rob McLennan (Talonbooks)38. Mirabel, Pierre Nepveu (Vehicule)39. Somewhere, a Fire, Donna Kane (Hagios)40. Venus Rising, Laura Burkhart (Hagios)41. Parts Unknown, Michael Holmes (Insomniac)42. Loving Gertrude Stein, Deborah Schnitzer (Turnstone)43. Teethmarks, Sina Queyras (Nightwood)44. Angel Blood, Kevin Irie (Frontenac House)45. The Address Book, Steven Heighton (Anansi)46. Dancing on Ochre Sands, Nellie P. Strowbridge (Jesperson)47. Running in Prospect Cemetery, Susan Glickman (Vehicule)48. Said Like Reeds or Things, Mark Truscott (Coach House)49. Robinson’s Crossing, Jan Zwicky (Brick Books)50. The Sorrowing House, Genevieve Lehr (Brick Books)51. The Pearl King, Catherine Greenwood (Brick Books)

The shortlists will be announced in mid-May with the winners trumpeted at bonfire beach parties in Newfoundland and British Columbia in late June.