The 2013 Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award Shortlist
Keir Lowther for Dirty Bird (Tightrope Books)
Donna Morrissey for The Deception of Livvy Higgs (Penguin Group)
Russell Wangersky for Whirl Away (Thomas Allen & Son)
Winners will be announced and awards presented at the WFNS Literary Awards Ceremony in Halifax on September 21, following a day of public events and readings celebrating the awards. Click here for details: WFNS Literary Awards Programming. Shortlisted writers will also appear at Halifax’s Word on the Street Book and Magazine Festival the following day.
Full submission guidelines and eligibility criteria will be posted here in late 2013.
Past Recipients of the Raddall Award:
2012: David Adams Richards, Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul. Doubleday Canada.
Learn more about the 2012 shortlist.
2011: Kathleen Winter, Annabel. Anansi.
2010: Shandi Mitchell, Under This Unbroken Sky. Viking Canada.
2009: Douglas Arthur Brown, Quintet. Key Porter Books.
2008: Don Hannah, Ragged Islands. Knopf Canada.
2007: Linda Little, Scotch River. Penguin Canada.
2006: Donna Morrissey, Sylvanus Now. Penguin Canada.
2005: Edward Riche, The Nine Planets. Viking Canada.
2004: Kenneth J. Harvey, The Town that Forgot How to Breathe. Raincoast Books.
2003: Donna Morrissey, Downhill Chance. Penguin Canada.
2002: Michael Crummey, River Thieves. Doubleday Canada.
2001: Carol Bruneau, Purple for Sky. Cormorant Books (Published in the United States as A Purple Thread for Sky by Carroll & Graff.).
2000: Alistair MacLeod, No Great Mischief. McClelland & Stewart.
1999: Wayne Johnston, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams. Knopf Canada.
1998: Shree Ghatage, Awake When All the World is Asleep. House of Anansi.
1997: Alfred Silver, Acadia. Ballantine Books.
1996: M. T. Dohaney, A Marriage of Masks. Ragweed Press.
1995: Bernice Morgan, Waiting for Time. Breakwater Books.
1994: David Adams Richards, For Those Who Hunt the Wounded Down. McClelland and Stewart.
1993: John Steffler, The Afterlife of George Cartwright. McClelland and Stewart.
1992: Herb Curtis, The Last Tasmanian. Goose Lane Editions.
1991: Wayne Johnston, The Divine Ryans. McClelland and Stewart.