shortlisted today for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Offered by the B.C. Book Prizes, the Ethel Wilson is awarded annually to the best work of fiction published by a B.C. Author. Also shortlisted are Ashley Little (Anatomy of a Girl Gang, Théodora Armstrong (Clear Skies, No Wind, 100% Visibility), Kathryn Para (Lucky), and Janie Chang (Three Souls). An all-lady list! For more about the prize or about Ethel Wilson herself, click here.
For more about Red Girl Rat Boy, which was a best book of the year in Quill & Quire and January Magazine, as well as a best short fiction title in both The National Post and The Globe & Mail, you can visit Cynthia Flood's website. You can also check out reviews in The Vancouver Sun, Quill & Quire, The Coastal Spectator, and more. And did we mention that CBC Books listed Cynthia as one its 10 Canadian women you need to read? It's lovely to see Cynthia getting the recognition she deserves.