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Monday, September 11, 2006

Nanaimo writer Carol Windley on the long list for the Giller Prize

For the first time the Giller Prize jury has released the long list.. There is great cause for rejoicing in Nanaimo --Carol Windley's book Home Schooling, one of the 15 books selected, is a collection of short stories published by Cormorant Press. It is interesting to note that 7 of the titles are published by Canadian literary presses.

Carol Windley Home Schooling
David Adams Richards The Friends of Meager Fortune
Caroline Adderson Pleased to Meet You
Todd Babiak The Garneau Block
Randy Boyagoda Governor of the Northern Province
Douglas Coupland jPod
Alan Cumyn The Famished Lover
Rawi Hage DeNiro's Game
Kenneth J Harvey Inside
Wayne Johnstson The Custodian of Paradise
Vincent Lam Bloodletting and other Cures
Annette Lapointe Stolen
Pascale Quiviger The Perfect Circle
Gaetan Soucy The Immaculate Conception
Russsell Wangersky The Hour of Bad Decisions


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