White Elephant is a finalist for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award
Congratulations to Catherine Cooper, whose novel White Elephant is a finalist for the $40,000 Amazon.ca First Novel Award! The award will be presented in Toronto on May 25, 2017.
Congratulations also to all the finalists:
- White Elephant, Catherine Cooper (Freehand Books)
- Accordéon, Kaie Kellough (ARP Books)
- So Much Love, Rebecca Rosenblum (McClelland & Stewart)
- Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains, Yasuko Thanh (Hamish Hamilton Canada)
- The Break, Katherena Vermette (House of Anansi)
And congratulations to Catherine’s editor, Barbara Scott. This is the second year in a row that a novel that Barb edited for Freehand has been on the Amazon.ca First Novel Award shortlist — last year it was Elizabeth Philips’s The Afterlife of Birds.