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2009 Metcalf-Rooke Award

Maisonneuve is pleased to announce that A. J. Somerset has won the  2009-2010 Metcalf-Rooke Award for his unpublished novel Combat Camera.

Somerset, an Ontario-based freelance writer and photographer, receives a $1500 cash prize and publishing contract with Biblioasis press. Publication set for September 2010 .

Maisonneuve will publish an excerpt from the book in its Summer 2010 issue.

The other shortlisted authors were:

Laura Boudreau. A Cat Starving Its Way Through Winter (Short Fiction)
Daniel Griffin. Stopping For Strangers. (Short Fiction)
Lauro Palomba. Measuring Spoons. (Novel)
Cathy Stonehouse. Something About the Animals. (Short Fiction)

For further information, or to arrange an interview with A. J. Somerset, please contact Dan Wells at [email protected] or 519-968-2206.