Finalists announced for 2015 City of Vancouver Book Award

The finalists for this year’s City of Vancouver Book Award were announced earlier this week. The finalist list includes Wayde Compton, the director of The Writer’s Studio at SFU.

The four finalist titles were selected by a jury that included Indian Summer Festival artistic director Sirish Rao, Ricepaper magazine editor Anna Ling Kaye, and novelist and librarian Zoe Leigh Peterson.

The 2015 Finalists are:

  • Live at the Commodore by Aaron Chapman (Arsenal Pulp Press)
  • The Outer Harbour by Wayde Compton (Arsenal Pulp Press)
  • Hastings-Sunrise by Bren Simmers (Nightwood Editions)
  • Mr. Got to Go, Where Are You? by Lois Simmie and Cynthia Nugent (Red Deer Press)

The winner will be announced on November 12 as part of the Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony.