Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Authors Rachel Cusk, Anakana Schofield Shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Authors Rachel Cusk, Anakana Schofield Shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize

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Cusk, Schofield shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize

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LONDON, England, United Kingdom - Canadian authors Rachel Cusk and Anakana Schofield are among the six finalists for the Goldsmiths Prize for fiction.

Award-winning Vancouver-based writer Schofield was recognized for her second novel "Martin John," which was shortlisted for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

She previously won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the Debut-Litzer Prize for Fiction in 2013 for her debut "Malarky."

The Toronto-born Cusk, who lives in the U.K., is in contention for her novel "Transit."

Cusk's novel "Outline" was previously shortlisted for the Goldsmiths, as well as the Giller and the Governor General's Award.

Rounding out the list of 2016 Goldsmiths finalists are:

-- British playwright, novelist and poet Deborah Levy for "Hot Milk";

-- Award-winning Irish writer Mike McCormack for "Solar Bones";

-- Anglo-Nigerian writer Sarah Ladipo Manyika for "Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun"; and

-- Liverpool-born Eimear McBride, who won the inaugural Goldsmiths for her debut novel "A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing," for "The Lesser Bohemians. …

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