Thursday, February 10, 2011

Light Lifting: the Commonwealth Edition

We received work this afternoon that Alexander MacLeod's Light Lifting, which was shortlisted for some other prize back in the Fall, has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize's best first book, Canadian and Caribbean Edition. Winner announced March 3rd, and will face off against other regional winners.

Other shortlisted books include:

Bird Eat Bird by Katrina Best (Canada)
Doing Dangerously Well by Carole Enahoro (Canada)
Mennonites Don’t Dance by Darcie Friesen Hossack (Canada)
The Cake is for the Party by Sarah Selecky (Canada)
Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco (Canada)

Congratulations to all.

1 comment:

Kerry said...

Congratulations, Biblioasis! Deserved acclaim for an extraordinary book.