White Elephant is a finalist for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award

April.18.2017

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.

 

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