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August 31st, 2009
Congratulations to member publishers longlist for the ReLit Awards.
In the Poetry section, the following books have been named: The Butcher of Penetang, Betsy Trumpener (Caitlin), The Invisibility Exhibit, Sachiko Murakami (Talon), What It Feels Like for a Girl, Jennica Harper (Anvil), Sentenced to Light, Fred Wah (Talon), Little Hunger, Philip Kevin Paul (Nightwood), One Crow Sorrow, Lisa Martin-DeMoor (Brindle & Glass), Sublingual, bill bissett (Talon).
And Novel nominees are: Seaweed on the Rocks, Stanley Evans (Touchwood)
The Frog Lake Massacre, Bill Gallaher (Touchwood), Shuck, Daniel Allen Cox (Arsenal Pulp), The Reverend’s Apprentice, David N. Odhiambo (Arsenal Pulp), Scrapbook of My Years as a Zealot, Nicole Markotic (Arsenal Pulp), Taking the Stairs, John Stiles (Nightwood).
Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside by Brad Cran and Gillian Jerome, co-published by Arsenal Pulp Press and Pivot Legal Society, has been longlisted for the George Ryga Award for Social Issues along with Five Ring Circus by Christopher Shaw from New Society Publishers and Reena, Manjit Virk from Heritage House.
Arsenal Pulp Press author, Ivan E. Cayote, has been named the 2009 Vancouver Public Library Writer in Residence.