Congratulations to Cary Fagan whose novel THE STUDENT (Freehand Books) is one of five finalists for the Toronto Book Awards and was called “a small miracle” by the jury! Cary is a past winner of this award which honours books celebrating the city of Toronto. The $10,000 prize will be awarded on October 2nd and we’re crossing our fingers for THE STUDENT!

Read the full shortlist and jury comments here