Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Here come the Moonbathers: Victoria Book Award Finalist

Patricia Young's 2008 collection of poetry Here Come the Moonbathers has been selected as a finalist for the Victoria Butler Book Award. It's the second time she's been short-listed for the award with a Biblioasis title, the first coming with her first collection of short fiction, Airstream.

The winner will be announced on October 14th at 7:30 pm at a gala event. The winner receives $5000.00.

The other finalists are:
Dede Crane, for the Cult of Quick Repair
Patrick Lane for Red Dog, Red Dog
David Leach for Fatal Tide
Ilana Stanger-Ross for Sima's Undergarments for Women.

Congratulations to Patricia for some much deserved recognition for what is a very fine book!

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