Wednesday, May 31, 2006

2006 Shortlists


Organizers of the 6th annual ReLit Awards are pleased
to announce this year's shortlists (in no particular order).


SHORT FICTION

Bloodknots, Ami Sands Brodoff (Arsenal Pulp)
Yesterday's People, Goran Simic (Biblioasis)
13 Ways of Listening to a Stranger, Keath Fraser (Thomas Allen)
The Sound of All Flesh, Barry Webster (Porcupine's Quill)


POETRY

The Unsaid Passing, B. W. Powe (Guernica Editions)
Hot Poppies, Leon Rooke (Porcupine’s Quill)
Ligatures, Donato Mancini (New Star)
In the Scaffolding, Eric Miller (Goose Lane)


NOVEL

The Redemption of Anna Dupree, Jim Christy (Ekstasis)
Alligator, Lisa Moore (Anansi)
A Perfect Night to Go to China, David Gilmour (Thomas Allen)
The Immaculate Conception, Gaetan Soucy (Anansi)


The winners will be trumpeted at bonfire beach parties in Newfoundland
and British Columbia in early July.