The Writers’ Union of Canada has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award.
The award recognizes the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian author. Authors Bill Gaston, Alexander MacLeod, and Carol Malyon made up this year’s jury and chose the shortlist from 29 submissions.
The nominees are:
- Bobcat and Other Stories, Rebecca Lee (Hamish Hamilton Canada)
- Ether Frolics, Paul Marlowe (Sybertooth Inc.)
- The Iron Bridge, Anton Piatigorsky (Goose Lane Editions)
- Floating Like the Dead, Yasuko Thanh (McClelland & Stewart)
- Bull Head, John Vigna (Arsenal Pulp Press)