2015 Winner “Chalk” by Doug Diaczuk nominated for a Northern Lit Award

We would like to congratulate Doug Diaczuk on being shortlisted for a Northern Lit Award for his 2015 winning novel, Chalk.

Chalk is a tender story about love and loss, following a broken-hearted thirty-something cubicle worker, free-falling from every ledge of his life. Post-break-up and blue, he feels like nothing matters, that he has become invisible, like a chalk outline on the floor, empty inside.

You can read a section of Chalk here.

Put on by Ontario Library Service-North in conjunction with Northern Ontario Public Libraries, the Northern Lit Award will recognize the outstanding contribution Northern Ontario authors make to Northern culture.

For a full list of the shortlisted titles and to learn more about the Northern Lit Awards, check out their website.

You can purchase a copy of Chalk through Anvil Press.

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