New Tab & Pedal Nominated for the 2015 First Novel Award and the Walrus Foundation revealed the nominees for the 2015 First Novel Award on April 1st. Since 1976 this award has been recognizing the fantastic achievements of debut Canadian fiction writers. This year's shortlist was selected by head judge, Nick Mount, who is the fiction editor at The Walrus.

We'd like to congratulate two of our members who had authors selected this year:

Caitlin Press & Chelsea Rooney for Pedal

Vehicule Press & Guillaume Morissette for New Tab

The winner will be selected by a panel of judges, including Nick Mount, Helen Humphreys, and Richard Wagamese. The announcement will be made on May 21st. To see a full list of the nominees and to learn more about the award, please visit The Walrus website.