2017 Novels

Winner: Wigford Remembers, Kyp Harness (Nightwood)

The Bus, Adam Pottle (Quattro)
Been in the Storm So Long, Terry Jordan (Coteau)
Listening for Jupiter, Pierre-Luc Landry (QC Fiction)
Today I Learned It Was You, Edward Riche (Anansi)
Into the Current, Jared Young (Goose Lane)
Hungary-Hollywood Express, Eric Plamondon (Esplanade)
Weekend, Jane Eaton Hamilton (Arsenal Pulp)
English is Not a Magic Language, Jacques Poulin (Esplanade)
Mister Nightingale, Paul Bowdring (Vagrant)
Brothers, David Clerson (QC Fiction)
Niagara Motel, Ashley Little (Arsenal Pulp)
The Best Kind of People, Zoe Whittall (Anansi)
Psychomachia, Sanita Fejzic (Quattro)
The Angel’s Jig, Daniel Poliquin (Goose Lane)
Running on Fumes, Christian Guay-Poliquin (Talonbooks)
The Hope, Craig Francis Power (Pedlar)
This Marlowe, Michelle Butler Hallett (Goose Lane)
The Adjustment League, Mike Barnes (Biblioasis)
Blackbird Calling, Laura Swart (Quattro)
All That Sang, Lydia Perovic (Esplanade)
Wigford Remembers, Kyp Harness (Nightwood)
The Captain of Kinnoull Hill, Jamie Tennant (Palimpsest)
Fabulous Fictions & Peculiar Practices, Leon Rooke (Porcupine’s Quill)
The Poet is a Radio, Jack Hannan (Linda Leith Publishing)

2017 Poetry

Winner: All the Gold Hurts My Mouth, Katherine Leyton (Icehouse)

The Holy Nothing, Jessica Hiemstra (Pedlar)
If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach out For You, Adele Barclay (Nightwood)
Saint Twin, Sarah Burgoyne (Mansfield)
All of Us Reticent, Here, Together, Stephen Brockwell (Mansfield)
Nineteen Fifty-Seven, Jim McLean (Coteau)
The Exile Papers- Part Four, Wayne Clifford (Porcupine’s Quill)
Every Night of Our Lives, Rocco de Giacomo (Guernica)
Little Dogs, Michael Crummey (Anansi)
Stampede and the Westness of West, Aritha van Herk (Frontenac)
Yes or Nope, Meaghan Strimas (Mansfield)
Silent Sister, Beth Everest (Frontenac)
After All the Scissor Work is Done, David Fraser (Leaf)
Meditatio Placentae, Monty Reid (Brick)
The Hobo’s Crowbar, JonArno Lawson (Porcupine’s Quill)
The Unlit Path Behind the House, Margo Wheaton (MQUP)
Tight Wire, Kerry Gilbert (Mother Tongue)
Assdeep in Wonder, Christopher Gudgeon (Anvil)
The Days, M.A.C Farrant (Talonbooks)
Pound @ Guantanamo, Clint Burnham (Talonbooks)
✔Canticles I, George Elliott Clarke (Guernica)
A Sparrow Came Down Resplendent, Stuart Ross (Buckrider)
Metanoia, Sharon McCartney (Biblioasis)
3 Summers, Lisa Robertson (Coach House)
Shiner, Eva H.D. (Mansfield)
Kids in Triage, Kilby Smith0McGregor (Buckrider)
Injun, Jordan Abel (Talonbooks)
Hard Work Cheering Up Sad Machines, Jason Heroux (Mansfield)
Touch Anywhere to Begin, Jim Nason (Signature)
All the Gold Hurts My Mouth, Katherine Leyton (Icehouse)
Tell Them It Was Mozart, Angeline Schellenberg (Brick)

2017 Short Stories

Winner: Bad Things Happen, Kris Bertin (Biblioasis)

As If, Alban Goulden (Anvil)
The Path of Most Resistance, Russell Wangersky (Astoria)
Worldly Goods, Alice Petersen (Biblioasis)
For All the Men and For All the Women I’ve Known, Danila Botha (Tightrope)
Middle-Aged Boys & Girls, Diane Bracuk (Guernica)
Canadian Shield, Kelley Aitken (Tightrope)
Jettison, Nathaniel G. Moore (Anvil)
Two Man Tent, Robert Chafe (Breakwater)
The Museum at the End of the World, John Metcalf (Biblioasis)
Bad Things Happen, Kris Bertin (Biblioasis)
Waiting for the Cyclone, Leesa Dean (Brindle & Glass)
How to Pick Up a Maid in Statue Square, Rea Tarvydas (Thistledown)
Cretacea & Other Stories From the Badlands, Martin West (Anvil)
Four-Letter Words, Chad Pelley (Breakwater)
Swinging Through Dixie, Leon Rooke (Biblioasis)
The Day of the Dead, Catherine Owen (Caitlin)
Double Dutch, Laura Trunkey (Astoria)
Rising Abruptly, Gisele Villeneuve (University of Alberta Press)

2016 Novels

The Capacity for Infinite Happiness, Alexis von Konigslow (Buckrider)
All-Day Breakfast, Adam Lewis Schroeder (Douglas & McIntyre)
One Hit Wonders, Patrick Warner (Breakwater)
Split, Libby Creelman (Goose Lane)
Chinkstar, Jon Chan Simpson (Coach House)
Too Much on the Inside, Danila Botha (Quattro)
Martin John, Anakana Schofield (Biblioasis)
Winnie’s Tongue, Nic Labriola (Insomniac)
One Hundred Days of Rain, Carellin Brooks (BookThug)
The Theory of Light at Midnight, Elizabeth Ukrainetz (Tightrope)
A Superior Man, Paul Yee (Arsenal)
A Free Man, Michel Basilieres (ECW)
The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan, Robert Hough (Anansi)
The Hunter and the Wild Girl, Pauline Holdstock (Goose Lane)
The Society of Experience, Matt Cahill (Buckrider)
Where Did You Sleep Last Night, Lynn Crosbie (Anansi)

2016 Poetry

Foreign Park, Jeff Steudel (Anvil)
Asbestos Heights, David McGimpsey (Coach House)
Dear Leader, Damian Rogers (Coach House)
Rotten Perfect Mouth, Eva H.D. (Mansfield)
Monologue Dogs, Meira Cook (Brick)
Collected Poems, Al Pittman (Breakwater)
This World We Invented, Carolyn Marie Souaid (Brick)
No Work Finished Here, Liz Worth (BookThug)
Exquisite Monsters, K.I. Press (Turnstone)
Last Stop, Lonesome Town, Tara Azzopardi (Mansfield)
Love Me Tender, Nick Papaxanthos (Mansfield)
Keeping Watch at the End of the World, Harry Thurston (Gaspereau)
Transmitter and Receiver, Raoul Fernandes (Nightwood)
✔Bodymap, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (Mawenzi House)
The Brief Reincarnation of a Girl, Sue Goyette (Gaspereau)
Fauxccasional Poems, Daniel Scott Tysdal (icehouse)

2016 Short Stories

A Gentle Habit, Cherie Dimaline (Kegedonce)
Pauls, Jess Taylor (BookThug)
Welcome to the Circus, Rhonda Douglas (Freehand)
Swing in the House, Anita Anand (Esplanade)
Meticulous, Sad and Lonely, Ian Roy (BuschekBooks)
Lessons from a Nude Man, Donna Besel (Hagios)
Moving Parts, Lana Pesch (Arsenal Pulp)
Debris, Kevin Hardcastle (Biblioasis)
Last Words, Hugh Graham (Exile)
Bad Day for Ralphie, Jim Christy (Hidden Brook)
I Am What I Am Because You Are What you Are, Carole Glasser Langille (Gaspereau)
Knife Party at the Hotel Europa, Mark Anthony Jarman (Goose Lane)
Confidence, Russell Smith (Bilbioasis)
Dance Moves of the Near Future, Tim Conley (New Star)
Night Moves, Richard van Camp (Enfield &Wizenty)
The Little Washer of Sorrows, Katherine Fawcett (Thistledown)

2015 Novels

Goose Lane Editions, 2014

Goose Lane Editions, 2014

✔The Tiny Wife, Andrew Kaufman (Cormorant)

North East, Wendy McGrath (NeWest)
Motion Sickness, Ursula Pflug/ Sk Dyment (Inanna)
Pedal, Chelsea Rooney (Caitlin)
Savour, Jackie Bateman (Anvil)
Celia’s Song, Lee Maracle (Cormorant)
Walt, Russell Wangersky (Anansi)
Polyamorous Love Song, Jacob Wren (BookThug)
Jazz, Elizabeth Copeland (Quattro)
Motherwild, Ken Rivard (Thistledown)
Just Beneath My Skin, Darren Greer (Cormorant)
My Grandmother’s Pill, Lisa Pike (Guernica)
Hysteric, Nelly Arcan (Anvil)
The Green Hotel, Jesse Gilmour (Quattro)
New Tab, Guillaume Morissette (Vehicule)
Bunny and Shark, Alisha Piercy (BookThug)
Barker, Wayne Tefs (Turnstone)
The First Principles of Dreaming, Beth Goobie (Second Story)
Carafola, Christine Miscione (Mansfield)
Universal Bureau of Copyrights, Bertrand Laverdure (BookThug)
Mr. Jones, Margaret Sweatman (Goose Lane)

2015 Poetry

Deanna Young House Dreams

M x T, Sina Queyras (Coach House)

On Malice, Ken Babstock (Coach House)
Easy Fix, Blair Trewartha (Palimpsest)
Mavor’s Bones, Rolli (8th House)
Yaw, Dani Couture (Mansfield)
Two Tragedies in 429 Breaths, Susan Paddon (Brick)
Open Letter: Woman Against Violence Against Women, Sheri-D Wilson (Frontenac)
Broom Broom, Brecken Hancock (Coach House)
When We Were Old, Peter Unwin (Cormorant)
House Dreams, Deanna Young (Brick)
After Words, Stan Rogel (Guernica)
School, Jen Currin (Coach House)
In the Museum of Leonardo Da Vinci, Jeffrey Round (Tightrope)
The Scarborough, Michael Lista (Signal)
Thou, Aisha Sasha John (BookThug)
Poems Suitable to Current Material Conditions, Frank Davey (Mansfield)

2015 Short Stories

By the Book Schoemperlen

Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome, Megan Gail Coles (Killick)

What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, Matt Rader (Nightwood)
✔Hello, Sweetheart, Elaine McCluskey (Enfield & Wizenty)
Boundary Problems, Greg Bechtel (Freehand)
I Am Currently Working on a Novel, Rolli (Tightrope)
The Gift of Women, George McWhirter (Exile)
I’m Not Scared of You or Anything, Jon Paul Fiorentino (Anvil)
✔Nothing Looks Familiar, Shawn Syms (Arsenal Pulp)
We Don’t Listen to Them, Sean Johnston (Thistledown)
Paradise & Elsewhere, Kathy Page (Biblioasis)
How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun, Doretta Lau (Nightwood)
Some Extremely Boring Drives, Marguerite Pigeon (NeWest)
How You Were Born, Kate Cayley (Pedlar)
Gifts for the One Who Comes After, Helen Marshall (ChiZine)
By the Book, Diane Schoemperlen (Biblioasis)

2014 Novels

Savage 1986-2011, Nathaniel G. Moore (Anvil)

ECW Press, 2013

ECW Press, 2013

Rogue Cells/ Carbon Harbour, Garry Thomas Morse (Talonbooks)
Miracle of Ordinary Men, Amanda Leduc (ECW)
Burning From the Inside, Christine Walde (DCB)
The Strangers’ Gallery, Paul Bowdring (Vagrant)
Sneaker Wave, Jeff Beamish (Oolichan)
Anatomy of a Girl Gang, Ashley Little (Arsenal Pulp)
Caught, Lisa Moore (Anansi)
Paradise Revisited, Shane Joseph (Blue Denim Press)
✔Say Nothing Saw Wood, Joel Thomas Hynes (Running the Goat)
Infidelity, Stacey May Fowles (ECW)
The Alphabet Stones, Ursula Pflug (Blue Denim Press)
Fallsy Downsies, Stephanie Domet (Invisible)
The Desperates, Greg Kearney (Cormorant)
Every Little Thing, Chad Pelley (Breakwater)
Juanita Wildrose My True Life, Susan Downe (Pedlar)

2014 Stories

Auxiliary Skins, Christine Miscione (Exile)

Dear Leaves I Miss You, Sara Heinonen (Mansfield)
All We Want is Everything, Andrew F. Sullivan (ARP Books)
The Critic and Other Stories, Martin Hunter (Cormorant)
After it Rains, Bill Haugland (Vehicule)
Someone Somewhere, Dana Mills (Gaspereau)
You Haven’t Changed a Bit, Astrid Blodgett (UOA Pres)
The Other Side of Youth, Kelli Deeth (Arsenal Pulp)
Exceptions & Deceptions, Cliff Burns (Black Dog Press)
Keeping the Peace, Colette Maitland (Biblioasis)
They Never Told Me, Austin Clarke (Exile)
Life Without Death, Peter Unwin (Cormorant)
✔Islands of Decolonial Love, Leanne Simpson (ARP Books)
Red Girl Rat Boy Flood.✔Red Girl Rat Boy, Cynthia Flood (Biblioasis)

2014 Poetry

Placeholder, Charmaine Cadeau (Brick)

The Ends of the Earth, Jacqueline Turner (ECW)
Monkey Soap, Glen Downie (Mansfield)
Forge, Kevin McPherson Eckhoff (Invisible)
The Sea with No One in it, Niki Koulouris (Porcupine’s Quill)
Liquidities, Daphne Marlatt (Talon)
Coping with Emotions and Otters, Dina Del Bucchia (Talonbooks)
When This World Comes to an End, Kate Cayley (Brick)
How Poetry Saved My Life, Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp)
Knife Throwing Through Self-Hypnosis, Robin Richardson (ECW)
The Family China, Ann Shin (Brick)
Love’s Not the Way to, Stan Rogal (BookLand)
The Polymers, Adam Dickinson (Anansi)
Hard Ass, Sharon McCartney (Palimpsest)
The Lost Letters, Catherine Greenwood (Brick)
The Cockeyed World, Jim Christy (Guernica)
For Display Purposes Only, David Seymour (Coach House)
Multitudes, Margaret Christakos (Coach House)
Complete Surprising Fragments of Improbable Books, Stephen Brockwell (Mansfield)
What the World Said, Jason Camlot (Mansfield)
A Pretty Sight, David O’Meara (Coach House)
Our Days in Vaudeville, Stuart Ross (Mansfield)

Weekend Samplers
Seen Reading WilsonOur Gleaming Bones Unrobed, Grant Loveys (ECW)
with selected stories from Seen Reading, Julie Wilson (Freehand)
with a peek into Mount Royal, Basil Papademos (Tightrope)

Ian Rogers’ Every House is Haunted
with Ronna Bloom’s Cloudy with a Fire in the Basement
and a peek into Alex Leslie’s People Who Disappear

2013 Poetry
Omens in the Year of the Ox, Steven Price (Brick)

Trobairitz, Catherine Owen (Anvil Press)
The Unmemntioable [sic], Erin Moure (Anansi)
New and Selected Poems, Cliff Burns (Black Dog Press)
Conflict, Christine McNair (BookThug)
Riot Lung, Leah Horlick (Thistledown)
Cloudy with a Fire in the Basement, Ronna Bloom (Pedlar)
Natural Capital, Jason Heroux (Mansfield)
Our Gleaming Bones Unrobed, Grant Loveys (ECW)
Personals, Ian Williams (Freehand)

2013 Novels
Life is About Losing Everything, Lynn Crosbie (Anansi)

Ian Williams PersonalsShortlisted:
Love and the Mess We’re In, Stephen Marche (Gaspereau)
Minor Episodes Major Ruckus, Garry Thomas Morse (TalonBooks)
The Lava in My Bones, Barry Webster (Arsenal)
Given, Susan Musgrave (Thistledown)
Mount Royal, Basil Papademos (Tightrope)
Heidegger Stairwell, Kayt Burgess (3-Day Books)
Lockpick Pornography, Joey Comeau (ECW)
Ninja Versus Pirate Featuring Zombies, James Marshall (CZP)
Maidenhead, Tamara Faith Berger (Coach House Press)
Texas, Claudio Gaudio (Quattro)
Dirty Bird, Keir Lowther (Tightrope)
Husk, Corey Redekop (ECW)
Whitetail Shooting Gallery, Annette Lapointe (Anvil)

2013 Short Stories
Every House HauntedEvery House is Haunted, Ian Rogers (CZP)

Tracie’s Revenge & Other Stories, Wade Bell (Guernica)
Seen Reading, Julie Wilson (Freehand)
People Who Disappear, Alex Leslie (Freehand)
Escape and Other Stories, Trevor Clark (Now or Never)
Dibidalen, Sean Virgo (Thistledown)
The Weeping Chair, Donald Ward (Thistledown)
Subtitles, Domenico Capilongo (Guernica)
How to Get Along with Women, Elisabeth De Mariaffi (Invisible)

2012 Weekend Samplers
One:  Kalila, Rosemary Nixon (Goose Lane)
with “Leaving Berlin”, Britt Holmstrom (Thistledown)
with selections from Red, George Elliott Clarke (Gaspereau)

Two:  Woods Wolf Girl, Cornelia Hoogland (Wolsak and Wynn)
with a peek into Idaho Winter, Tony Burgess (ECW)
with selections from Stopping for Strangers, Daniel Griffin (Esplanade)

Three: Six Metres of Pavement, Farzana Doctor (Dundurn)
with “and also sharks”, Jessica Westhead (Cormorant)
with selections from Dying a Little, Barry Dempster (Wolsak and Wynn)

Four: Easy to Like, Edward Riche (House of Anansi)
with selections from Shag Carpet Action, Matthew Firth (Anvil Press)
with selections from Gabe Foreman’s A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People (Coach House Press, 2011)

2012 Novels
Monoceros, Suzette Mayr (Coach House)
Dirty Feet, Edem Awumey (Anansi)
Prick, Ashley Little (Tightrope)
Easy to Like, Edward Riche (Anansi)
Flowers of Spit, Catherine Mavrikakis (Bookthug)
Break Me, Tom Reynolds (Quattro)

Idaho Winter, Tony Burgess (ECW)
The Boy, Betty Jane Hegerat (Oolichan)
Bloodline, Stan Rogal (Insomniac)
Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew, Stuart Ross (ECW)
Maintenance, Rob Benvie (Coach House)
Kalila, Rosemary Nixon (Goose Lane)
Cherry Beach Express, R.D. Cain (ECW)
Soldier of the Horse, Robert W. Mackay (Touchwood)
Description of the Blazing World, Michael Murphy (Freehand)
Constance,  Across, Richard Cumyn (Quattro)
Missing Matisse, Jan Rehner (Inanna)
Algoma, Dani Couture (Invisible)
Six Metres of Pavement, Farzana Doctor (Dundurn)
The Last Stoic, Morgan Wade (Hidden Brook)
Mongrel, Marko Sijan (Mansfield)
Hard Hed, Charles Tidler (Anvil)
The Ballard of Martin B., Michael Mirolla (Quattro)
A Hard Gold Thread, Catherine Black (Guernica)
Intention Implication Wind, Ken Sparling (Pedlar)
The Time We All Went Marching, Arley McNeney (Goose Lane)
These Shadows Remain, B.W. Powe (Guernica)
The Tattoo, Pan Bouyoucas (Cormorant)
Adrift, Loren Edizel (TSAR)
Glass Boys, Nicole Lundrigan (Douglas & McIntyre)

2012 Stories
Carolyn Black, The Odious Child (Nightwood Editions)
Matthew Firth, Shag Carpet Action (Anvil Press)
Daniel Griffin, Stopping for Strangers (Véhicule Press)
Jesus Hardwell, Easy Living (Exile Editions)
Greg Kearney, Pretty (Exile)
Mike Spry, Distillery Songs (Insomniac)

Nothing Could Be Further, Tim Conley (Emmerson Street)
God’s Autobio, Rolli (Now or Never)
The Girl on the Escalator, Jim Nason (Tightrope)
Holidays, Darcy Rhyno (Borealis)
And Also Sharks, Jessica Westhead (Cormorant)
Pollen, Tom Abray (DC Books)
Talking at the Woodpile, David Thompson (Caitlin)
Leaving Berlin, Britt Holmstrom (Thistledown)
The Reverse Cowgirl, David Whitton (Freehand)

2012 Poetry:
Patrick Friesen, Jumping in the Asylum (Quattro)
Cornelia Hoogland, Woods Wolf Girl (Wolsak & Wynn)
Joel Thomas Hynes, Straight Razor Days (Pedlar Press)
Sean Johnston, The Ditch Was Lit Like This (Thistledown Press)
Robin Richardson, Grunt of the Minotaur (Insomniac)
Sandra Ridley, Post-Apothecary (Pedlar)

The Anatomy of Clay, Gillian Sze (ECW)
The Crystal Palace, Carey Toane (Mansfield)
Myoclonus, Douglas Livingston (Emmerson Street)
Blindfold, John Mikhail Asfour (MQUP)
Spinning Side Kick, Anita Lahey (Signal)
Onion Man, Kathryn Mockler (Tightrope)
Gift Horse, Mark Callanan (Signal)
The Id Kid, Linda Besner (Signal)
Li’l Bastard, David McGimpsey (Coach House)
Grace Shiver, Cathy Stonehouse (Inanna)
The Monotony of Fatal Accidents, Richard Krueger (Bookthug)
Contrary, Ruth Roach Pierson (Tightrope)
This Way, Lise Downe (Bookthug)
Only the Fallen Can See, Jude Neale (Leaf Press)
Hooligans, Lillian Necakov (Mansfield)
Apollinaire’s Speech to the War Medic, Jake Kennedy (Bookthug)
Wretched Beast, Shelley A. Leedahl (BuschekBooks)
The Pillow Books, Karen Mulhallen (Black Moss)
Sunday, the Locusts, Jim Johnstone (Tightrope)
Fluttertongue 5, Steven Ross Smith ( Turnstone)
Match, Helen Guri (Coach House)
Easy Peasy, Kevin McPherson Eckoff (Snare)
Sweet Devilry, Yi-Mei Tsiang (Oolichan)
A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People, Gabe Foreman (Coach House)
Strong Bread, Giovanna Riccio (Quattro)
Echoic Mimic, Lesley Trites (Snare)
A Walker in the City, Meira Cook (Brick)
England is Mine, Todd Swift (DC Books)
The Cure is a Forest, Desi di Nardo (Guernica)
The Truth of Houses, Ann Scowcroft (Brick)
And See What Happens, Ursula Vaira (Caitlin)
Startled Night, Elana Wolff (Guernica)
Love Figures, Sam Cheuk (Insomniac)
The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane, Patrick Lane (Harbour)
Civil and Civic, Jonathan Bennett (ECW)
Crow, Cornelia Hoogland (Black Moss)
Campfire Radio Rhapsody, Robert Earl Stewart (Mansfield)
Insomniac Blues, Linda Frank (BuschekBooks)
Drift, Leo Brent Robillard (Turnstone)
The Sun Has Forgotten Where I Live, Christian McPherson (Now or Never)
Dying a Little, Barry Dempster (Wolsak & Wynn)
True, Kristy Elliot (Leaf Press)
Dance, Monster!, Stan Rogal (Insomniac)
What is the Sound of Someone Unravelling, Marsha Barber (Borealis)
There Devil, Eat that, Jonarno Lawson (Pedlar)
Red, George Elliott Clarke (Gaspereau)
Versions of North, G.P. Lainsbury (Caitlin)
Wore Down Trust, Michael Blouin (Pedlar)
Apologetic for Joy, Jessica Hiemstra-van der Horst (Goose Lane)
Forge, Jan Zwicky (Gaspereau)
Narcissus Unfolding, Jim Nason (Frontenac)
Methodist Hatchet, Ken Babstock (Anansi)
Earworm, Nick Thran (Nightwood)
No End in Strangeness, Bruce Taylor (Cormorant)
Err, Shane Rhodes (Nightwood)
Beautiful Mutants, Adam Pottle (Caitlin)
A Page From the Wonders of Life on Earth, Stephanie Bolster (Brick)
Book of Disorders, Luciano Iacobelli (Quattro)
Gulf, Leslie Vryenhoek (Oolichan)
Hypotheticals, Leigh Kotsilidis (Coach House)

2011 Novels:
The Cube People,Christian McPherson (Nightwood)
Book,Ken Sparling (Pedlar)
Blood Relatives,Craig Francis Power (Pedlar) 
The Find,Kathy Page (McArthur &Co)
Krakow Melt,Daniel Allen Cox (Arsenal Pulp)
The Goon,Jerrod Edson (Oberon)
The Bourgeois Empire,Evie Christie (ECW)
One Bloody Thing After Another,Joey Comeau (ECW)
Good Evening,Central Laundromat,Jason Heroux (Quattro)
Sweet England,Steve Weiner (New Star)

2011 Stories:
The Devil You Know,Jenn Farrell (Anvil)
Ravenna Gets,Tony Burgess (Anvil)
I’m a Registered Nurse Not a Whore,Anne Perdue (Insomniac)
Bats or Swallows,Teri Vlassopoulos (Invisible)
There is No Other,Jonathan Papernick (Exile)
Punishing Ugly Children,Darryl Joel Berger (Killick)
I Still Don’t Even Know You,Michelle Berry (Turnstone)
Missed Her,Ivan E. Coyote (Arsenal Pulp)
Ronald Reagan,My Father,Brian Joseph Davis (ECW)

2011 Poems:
The Inquisition Yours,Jen Currin (Coach House)
Sweet,Dani Couture (Pedlar)
Every Day in the Morning (Slow),Adam Seelig (New Star)
A Good Time Had by All,Meaghan Strimas (Exile)
The Good News About Armageddon,Steve McOrmond (Brick)
You Know Who You Are,Ian Williams (Wolsak &Wynn)
Marimba Forever,Jim Christy (Guernica)

It’s the Indie version of the Canadian literary awards. Check their site.

NOTE:Whenever possible, I’ve linked to the publisher’s page for the relevant title.

2011 Weekend Samplers
My RELit Weekend Samples begin here. (SEPT18 Papernick, Berger, Couture)
The second week’s samples are here. (SEPT25 Page, Williams, Perdue)
The third week’s samples are here.  (OCT2 Cox, Powers, Christy)
The fourth week’s are here. (OCT9 Comeau, Burgess, Seelig)
The fifth week’s are here. (OCT16 Berry, Strimas)
The sixth week’s are here. (OCT23 Weiner, Davis, Currin)