Monoceros wins 2012 ReLit Award for Best Novel
Congratulations to Suzette Mayr, whose novel Monoceros was announced the winner of the 2012 ReLit Award for Best Novel on October 29 during the Ottawa Writers Festival.
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Congratulations also to Patrick Friesen, who won the ReLit Poetry Award for Jumping in the Asylum (Quattro Books) and to Greg Kearney, whose short story collection Pretty (Exile Editions) won for Best Short Fiction.
Rings designed by Newfoundland goldsmith Christopher Kearney was presented to each of the three winners of the ReLit Awards. The sterling silver ring features four moveable dials, each stamped with the entire alphabet, that can be revolved to spell words.
The ReLit Awards ('Ideas, Not Money') were founded in 2000 as an alternative to the big-money prizes. The awards are open to books published by independent Canadian literary publishers. ReLit is short for Regarding Literature, Reinventing Literature, Relighting Literature.
Photo, left to right: Kenneth J. Harvey, Suzette Mayr, Greg Kearney, Patrick Friesen. (Photo credit: John W. MacDonald)