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Zoe Whittall, Jordan Abel among writers shortlisted for ReLit Awards

May 31, 2018

Novelist Zoe Whittall and poet Jordan Abel are shortlisted for 2017 ReLit Awards. (Arden Wray/Talonbooks)
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The Best Kind of PeopleZoe Whittall's Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominated novel, and InjunJordan Abel's Griffin Poetry Prize-winning collection, are among the books honoured on the ReLit Awards' annual "long shortlists."

The ReLit Awards honour the best Canadian books published by independent presses. There are three categories: novel, short fiction and poetry. Winners receive the ReLit Ring, which consists of four dials that are inscribed with the alphabet.

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The full shortlist in the novel category includes 24 books: 

The full shortlist in the short fiction category includes 18 books: 

The full shortlist in the poetry category includes 30 books: