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The 2011 ReLit longlist has been announced. Congratulations and good luck to members with nominated titles!

Novels

  • Sandra Beck, by John Lavery (House of Anansi Press)
  • Étienne’s Alphabet, by James King (Cormorant Books)
  • Isobel & Emile, by Alan Reed (Coach House Books)
  • The Obituary, by Gail Scott (Coach House)
  • How Should a Person Be? By Sheila Heti (Anansi)
  • When Fenelon Falls, by Dorothy Ellen Palmer (Coach House)
  • Lethal Rage, by Brent Pilkey (ECW Press)
  • Hope Burned, by Brent LaPorte (ECW)
  • The Matter of Sylvie, by Lee Kvern (Brindle & Glass)
  • A Likely Story, by Eric Wright (Cormorant)
  • Follow Me Down, by Marc Strange (ECW)
  • New Under the Sun, by Kevin Major (Cormorant)
  • The Bourgeois Empire, by Evie Christie (ECW)
  • One Bloody Thing After Another, by Joey Comeau (ECW)
  • Far to Go, by Alison Pick (Anansi)
  • Annabel, by Kathleen Winter (Anansi)
  • Baldur’s Song, by David Arnason (Turnstone Press)
  • In Plain Sight, by Mike Knowles (ECW)
  • Cupids, by Paul Butler (Flanker Press)
  • Flyways, by Devin Krukoff (Thistledown Press)
  • Spaz, by Bonnie Bowman (Anvil Press)
  • Something Remains, by Hassan Ghedi Santur (Dundurn)
  • Solitaria, by Genni Gunn (Signature Editions)
  • Waiting for Ricky Tantrum, by Jules Lewis (Dundurn)
  • Letters to Omar, by Rachel Wyatt (Coteau Books)
  • Raising Orion, by Lesley Choyce (Thistledown)
  • In the Fabled East, by Adam Lewis Schroeder (D&M Publishers)
  • Sheilagh’s Brush, by Maura Hanrahan (Inanna Publications)
  • Victim Rights, by Norah McClintock (Red Deer)
  • Krakow Melt, by Daniel Allen Cox (Arsenal Pulp Press)
  • The Hungry Mirror, by Lisa de Nikolits (Inanna)
  • The Lucky Child, by Marianne Apostolides (Mansfield Press)
  • L (And Things Come Apart), by Ian Orti (Invisible Publishing)
  • The Find, by Kathy Page (McArthur & Company)
  • Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar, by Myna Wallin (Tightrope Books)

Poetry

  • Indexical Elegies, by Jon Paul Fiorentino (Coach House)
  • The Porcupinity of the Stars, by Gary Barwin (Coach House)
  • Patient Frame, by Steven Heighton (Anansi)
  • Against the Hard Angle, by Matt Robinson (ECW)
  • Watermelon Kindness, by David Donnell (ECW)
  • The Inquisition Years, by Jen Currin (Coach House)
  • O Resplandor, by Erin Mouré (Anansi)
  • Bloom, by Michael Lista (Anansi)
  • Casanova in Venice, by Kildare Dobbs (The Porcupine’s Quill)
  • Living Under Plastic, by Evelyn Lau (Oolichan Books)
  • Return from Erebus, by Julia McCarthy (Brick Books)
  • The Scare in the Crow, by Tammy Armstrong (Goose Lane Editions)
  • Swimming Ginger, by Gary Geddes (Goose Lane)
  • Here Is Where We Disembark, by Clea Roberts (Freehand Books)
  • Hump, by Ariel Gordon (Palimpsest Press)
  • The Good News About Armageddon, by Steve McOrmond (Brick Books)
  • Alien, Correspondent, by Antony Di Nardo (Brick Books)
  • An Open Door in the Landscape, by Elisabeth Harvor (Palimpsest)
  • The Philosophy of as if, by Fraser Sutherland (Bookland Press)
  • The Mourner’s Book of Albums, by Daniel Scott Tysdal (Tightrope)
  • The Nights Also, by Anna Swanson (Tightrope)
  • Stray Dog Embassy, by Natasha Nuhanovic (Mansfield Press)
  • At the Gates of the Theme Park, by Peter Norman (Mansfield)
  • Cathedral, by Pamela Porter (Ronsdale Press)
  • Goodbye, Ukulele, by Leigh Nash (Mansfield)
  • Come Closer, by Leanne Averbach (Tightrope)
  • The Stonehaven Poems, by R.D. Patrick (Your Scrivener Press)
  • Welling, by Margaret Christakos (Your Scrivener)
  • The Art of Breathing Underwater, by Cathy Ford (Mother Tongue Publishing)

Short Fiction

  • Ravenna Gets, by Tony Burgess (Anvil)
  • Ronald Reagan, My Father, by Brian Joseph Davis (ECW)
  • This Ramshackle Tabernacle, by Samuel Thomas Martin (Breakwater Books)
  • I Still Don’t Even Know You, by Michelle Berry (Turnstone)
  • Mystery Stories, by David Helwig (Porcupine’s Quill)
  • The Mountie at Niagara Falls, by Salvatore Difalco (Anvil)
  • The Devil You Know, by Jenn Farrell (Anvil)
  • Mennonites Don’t Dance, by Darcie Friesen Hossack (Thistledown)
  • The Doctrine of Affections, by Paul Headrick (Freehand)
  • Bats or Swallows, by Teri Vlassopoulos (Invisible)
  • Missed Her, by Ivan E. Coyote (Arsenal Pulp)
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