In the lead up to International Literacy Day, CODE is proud to announce the finalists for its inaugural Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature.
The shortlisted titles, selected by a jury composed of Canadian writers administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, are (in alphabetical order):
· As Long as the Rivers Flow by James Bartleman (published by Random House of Canada Ltd.)
· Free Throwby Jacqueline Guest (published by James Lorimer & Company)
· Shadows Cast by Starsby Catherine Knutsson (published by Simon & Schuster)
· As I Remember It by Tara Lee Morin (published by Theytus Books)
· Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese (published by Douglas and McIntyre)