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ReLit Awards 2011 Shortlists

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Congratulations to the talented writers on the ReLit Award shortlists! The ReLit Awards recognize books by Canadian authors that are published by independent Canadian presses. The awards were founded in 2000, and each year ReLit winners are named in three categories: Novel, Short Fiction and Poetry. The winners will be announced at the Ottawa International Writers Festival in October.

NOVEL

The Cube People (Nightwood), Christian McPherson
Book (Pedlar), Ken Sparling
Blood Relatives (Pedlar), Craig Francis Power
The Find (McArthur & Co), Kathy Page
Krakow Melt (Arsenal Pulp), Daniel Allen Cox
The Goon (Oberon), Jerrod Edson
The Bourgeois Empire (ECW), Evie Christie
One Bloody Thing After Another (ECW), Joey Comeau
Good Evening, Central Laundromat (Quattro), Jason Heroux
Sweet England (New Star), Steve Weiner

SHORT FICTION

The Devil You Know (Anvil), Jenn Farrell
Ravenna Gets (Anvil), Tony Burgess
I’m a Registered Nurse Not a Whore (Insomniac), Anne Perdue
Bats or Swallows (Invisible), Teri Vlassopoulas
There is No Other (Exile), Jonathan Papernick
Punishing Ugly Children (Killick), Darryl Joel Berger
I Still Don’t Even Know You (Turnstone), Michelle Berry
Missed Her (Arsenal Pulp), Ivan E. Coyote
Ronald Reagan, My Father (ECW), Brian Joseph Davis

POETRY

The Inquisition Yours (Coach House), Jen Currin
Sweet (Pedlar), Dani Couture
Every Day in the Morning (Slow) (New Star), Adam Seelig
A Good Time Had by All (Exile), Meaghan Strimas
The Good News About Armageddon (Brick), Steve McOrmond
You Know Who You Are (Wolsak & Wynn), Ian Williams
Marimba Forever (Guernica), Jim Christy

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