Carrie Snyder finalist for Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

October 10, 2014

Carrie Snyder newest novel, Girl Runner, is a finalist for the 2014 Rogers Writers' Trust Award.

Girl Runner, released by House of Anansi in August 2014, is the story of a fictional female runner who competes in the 800-meter race at the Olympic Games.

Snyder's novel was selected as one of five finalists for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, which honors the best novel or short story collection of the year. Each finalist received $2,500, and the winner will receive $25,000. Girl Runner was selected from 127 submissions.

Snyder, from Waterloo, Ontario, is the author of two other award-winning short fiction books: Hair Hat and The Juliet Stories.

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