Congratulations to Sandy Pool, whose second book of poetry, Undark: An Oratorio, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry by the Alberta Literary Awards. This award comes with a $1500 cash prize.
Congratulations to the other nominees who include Jenna Butler for her collection, Wells (University of Alberta Press) and Nora Gould for I See My Love More Clearly from a Distance (Brick Books). For the complete 2013 ALA shortlist click here.
Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Book Awards Gala in Edmonton on Saturday, May 25 in conjunction with the Alberta Book Publishing Awards and the Edmonton Public Library’s 2013 Alberta Readers’ Choice Award. We wish Sandy Pool and the other nominees the best of luck!