Thursday, October 15, 2009

Poet Lane wins Victoria book prize for debut novel

Victoria Times Colonist: 2009 October 15

Patrick Lane won the $5,000 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for Red Dog, Red Dog, the first major win for the poet's debut novel. Earlier, his book had been short-listed for such prestigious awards as the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Award, First Novel Award and the B.C. Book Prize.