Friday, July 04, 2008

2008 ReLit Shortlists



Winners will be presented with their ReLit rings
at the Ottawa International Writers Festival in October.



SHORT FICTION

Up on the Roof, P.K. Page (Porcupine’s Quill)
Bix’s Trumpet, Dave Margoshes (NeWest)
Six Ways to Sunday, Christian McPherson (Nightwood)
Long After Fathers, Roberta Rees (Coteau)
Black Rabbit, Salvatore Difalco (Anvil)
Seven Openings of the Head, Liane Keightley (conundrum)
Long Story Short, Elyse Friedman (Anansi)


POETRY

I Cut My Finger, Stuart Ross (Anvil)
Soft Geography, Gillian Wigmore (Caitlin)
The Shovel, Colin Browne (Talonbooks)
All Things Said & Done, Marita Dachsel (Caitlin)
Two Hemispheres, Nadine McInnis (Brick)
AEthel, Donato Mancini (New Star)
Sitcom, David McGimpsey (Coach House)


NOVEL

The Outlander, Gil Adamson (Anansi)
Orphan Love, Nadia Bozak (Key Porter)
The Milk Chicken Bomb, Andrew Wedderburn (Coach House)
Big White Knuckles, Brian Tucker (Vagrant)
Crown Shyness, Curtis Gillespie (Brindle & Glass)
Soucouyant, David Chariandy (Arsenal Pulp)
The Reckoning of Boston Jim, Claire Mulligan (Brindle & Glass)