Tuesday, September 01, 2009

2009 ReLit Shortlists


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



SHORT FICTION

Squishy, Arjun Basu (DC Books)
The Butcher of Penetang, Betsy Trumpener (Caitlin)
In the Quiet After Slaughter, Don McLellan (Libros Libertad)
Elysium, Pamela Stewart (Anvil)
My White Planet, Mark Anthony Jarman (Thomas Allen)
The Night is a Mouth, Lisa Foad (Exile)
Evidence, Ian Colford (Porcupine’s Quill)



POETRY

Troubled, RM Vaughan (Coach House)
Noble Gas, Penny Black, David O’Meara (Brick)
Penny Dreadful, Shannon Stewart (Signal)
Dead Cars in Managua, Stuart Ross (DC Books)
Little Hunger, Philip Kevin Paul (Nightwood)
Fear Not, Maurice Mierau (Turnstone)
Sentenced to Light, Fred Wah (Talon)



NOVEL

Girls Fall Down, Maggie Helwig (Coach House)
Cleavage, Theanna Bischoff (NeWest)
A Slice of Voice at the Edge of Hearing, Brian Dedora (Mercury)
Anna’s Shadow, David Manicom (Esplanade)
Shuck, Daniel Allen Cox (Arsenal Pulp)
Charlie Muskrat, Harold Johnson (Thistledown)
Chase & Haven, Michael Blouin (Coach House)