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Biblioasis announces Metcalf-Rooke Award shortlist

Biblioasis has announced the shortlist for the 2010“2011 Metcalf-Rooke Award for fiction. Seven unpublished manuscripts were selected from more than 60 entries. The winner, announced on Dec. 15, will receive $1,500 and a publishing contract with the Windsor, Ontario, press. The nominees are:

  • Laura Boudreau, Cat in Winter
  • Nancy Cullen, The Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Colette Maitland, Keeping the Peace
  • Anakana Schofield, Malarky: A Novel in Episodes
  • Claire Tacon, In the Field
  • Sonia Tilson, The Monkey-Puzzle Tree
  • Alice Peterson, All the Voices Cry