Kobo Announces Emerging Writer Prize Shortlists

Kobo, the ereader and ebook retailer, announced the shortlists for their second annual emerging writer prize. Supporting talented debut authors, they hand out prizes for literary fiction, non-fiction, and romance. The shortlists were selected by a judge in each category, including Gail Anderson-Dargatz (literary fiction), Camilla Gibb (non-fiction), and Lynsay Sands (romance).

Congratulations to our members and their authors who received nominations:

Biblioasis & Kevin Hardcastle for Debris, which was nominated for the literary fiction prize

Coach House Books & Andrew Battershill for Pillow, which was nominated for the literary fiction prize

ECW Press & Dan Rubinstein for Born to Walk: The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act, which was nominated for the non-fiction prize.

NeWest Press & Wendi Stewart for Meadowlark, which was nominated for the literary fiction prize

To view the full shortlists and to learn more about the Kobo Emerging Writer Prizes, please visit Kobo's website.