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Souvankham Thammavongsa, Kaie Kellough shortlisted for $10,000 Danuta Gleed award

Covers of the books shortlisted for the 2020 Danuta Gleed Literary AwardThe 2020 shortlist for the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, celebrating debut short-fiction collections, has been announced. The award will be presented May 27 at 3 p.m. on the Writer’s Union of Canada’s Facebook page.

The shortlist was selected from 20 submissions by a jury comprised of Lisa Bird-Wilson, Ian Colford, and Zalika Reid-Benta. Two runners-up will also receive $1,000.

  • Frances BoyleSeeking Shade (The Porcupine’s Quill)
  • Kaie KelloughDominoes at the Crossroads (Véhicule Press)
  • Sidura LudwigYou Are Not What We Expected (Astoria/House of Anansi Press)
  • Souvankham ThammavongsaHow to Pronounce Knife (McClelland & Stewart/Penguin Random House Canada)
  • Jack WangWe Two Alone (Astoria/House of Anansi Press)


April 22nd, 2021

10:37 am

Category: Awards, Industry News