Posted: Thursday April 28, 2011
Two Poetry Titles Shortlisted for W.O. Mitchell Book Prize!

We are delighted to announce that two of our books are shortlisted for the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize!

The three finalists are derek beaulieu for How to Write, Weyman Chan for Hypoderm, both from Talonbooks, and Clem Martini and Olivier Martini for Bitter Medicine from Freehand Books.

The City of Calgary established the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize in honour of the late Calgary writer to recognize literary achievement by local authors.

It is one of 17 prizes presented at the Calgary Awards, established in 1994, to celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements and contributions in the city.

The $5000 prize is awarded each year for an outstanding book published in that year.

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