The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Ian Williams wins $10,000 Danuta Gleed award for 'Not Anyone's Anything'

  • Print

TORONTO - Toronto author Ian Williams has won the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for "Not Anyone's Anything."

The award is given for the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian author in the past year.

Jury members called Williams' collection "brilliant" and praised his writing as "fresh, funny and intelligent."

Runners-up Jessica Westhead and Daniel Griffin will each receive $500.

Toronto's Westhead was up for her book "And Also Sharks," which the jury called a "fascinating accomplishment."

Victoria-based Griffin, meanwhile, saw his "Stopping for Strangers" praised as an "impressive first book."

The three finalists were culled from a short list of five books that also included Andrew J. Borkowski's "Copernicus Avenue" and Johanna Skibsrud's "This Will Be Difficult to Explain."

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Key of Bart: NDP Self-Destruction

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • JOE BRYKSA/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Local-(Standup photo)- A wood duck swims through the water with fall refections in Kildonan Park Thursday afternoon.
  • MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS 060711 Chris Pedersen breeds Monarch butterflies in his back yard in East Selkirk watching as it transforms from the Larva or caterpillar through the Chrysalis stage to an adult Monarch. Here an adult Monarch within an hour of it emerging from the Chrysalis which can be seen underneath it.

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Are you concerned about the death of a seal at the Assiniboine Park Zoo?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google