Seán Cullen, for Prince of Neither Here nor There (Puffin Canada)If you're in Toronto, there are lots of opportunities (three, anyway) to interact with these authors before the winner is announced on Oct. 14. The City of Toronto website has all the details.
Carey Fagan, for Valentine's Fall (Cormorant Books)
Lauren Kirshner, for Where We Have to Go (McClelland and Stewart)
Mark Sinnett, for The Carnivore (ECW Press)
Dragan Todorovic, for Diary of Interrupted Days (Random House of Canada)