Monday, April 14, 2008

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

2008 ORANGE PRIZE SHORT LIST
Recognize that last name?

My publisher William Heinemann TOTALLY ROCKS.
They said it with flowers...


Congratulations to the other shortlisted authors:
Nancy Huston Fault Lines
Sadie Jones The Outcast
Charlotte Mendelson When We Were Bad
Heather O’Neill Lullabies for Little Criminals
Rose Tremain The Road Home

42 comments:

theamateurbookblogger said...

congratulations once again! Sometimes it's good to be short! (I'm only 5'1 - I know). Good luck!

Leatherdykeuk said...

Woot!
Well done indeed!

The Writers' Group said...

Sniff, I'm so happy for you.

Amy MacKinnon

Welshcake said...

Patricia - I usually lurk, but had to de-lurk to congratulate you. What wonderful news.

Sayuri said...

Congratulations!
I'm happy for you.

ChristineEldin said...

Oh, this is wonderful news!!! Beautiful flowers and beautiful sentiments.

I hope you win!! Never even heard of those other people...
;-)

mlh said...

Congratulations, Patricia!
It's smooth sailing ahead.

Kim Stagliano said...

Faaaaantastic.

Congratulations. Well deserved.

K

ORION said...

Wow thanks guys!

You all are too totally cool!!!

Joanne Rendell said...

woohoo. I just saw this on the Guardian website. I love your book and this nominations is completely deserved!

Sam said...

Whoo Hooooo!
I read this in the Guardian!
You Rock!!!!

Lisa R said...

Awesome!

Adaora A. said...

Congrats hun!

You look so cute. It's amazing what happiness can do to a person's overall demeanor.

Beautiful flowers.

Travis Erwin said...

Many congrats. I'm pulling for you.

Michelle Zink said...

OMG!!! I just saw the announcement in PM, Pat, and I couldn't be happier for you!

HUGE congrats!!!!!!!!

Detail Muse said...

It IS Absolutely Fabulous (both the news and the novel)!

Congratulations!

Sustenance Scout said...

I just saw it in PM's lunch!! Yippee for you!!! K.

writtenwyrdd said...

That's great news!

Janet said...

This has been one fantastic year for you, hasn't it? Congratulations!

Holly Kennedy said...

Wonderful stuff, Pat!

Congratulations
alll the way from Canada.

Mary said...

Oh, wow. That’s brilliant news!

I’m rooting for you.

Chumplet said...

Omigosh, I'm getting excited! Good luck - nah, you don't need luck! You'll win!

wordtryst said...

Just stumbled on the news in the Online Times...

Congratulations! Absolutely fantastic! Well done!

Manic Mom said...

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

JKB said...

SQUEE!!

SQUEE!!

SQUEE!!

Congrats to YOU!!! YAY! I am so excited, it's like I got it!

liz fenwick said...

Yeah!!!!

Heidi the Hick said...

Totally deserved!

Debs said...

Congratulations, how exciting. Very best of luck.

Kimber An said...

Wooo-hoooo!

Carleen Brice said...

Wow!! Saw it in the NY Times this morning. Congratulations!

Colorado Writer said...

Wonderful news!

The Anti-Wife said...

Congratulations! This is fabulous. Good luck in London.

Demon Hunter said...

Congratulations, Pat! :*) An awesome book and an awesome person! ;*) I so cannot wait for the movie that is sure to come.

Nadine said...

Congratulations!! I hope you go and celebrate!!

Seeley deBorn said...

Dude, that so totally rocks!

Roberta said...

You're only "last" since the list is alphabetical!

Anonymous said...

I've never commented before but this is really cool- congratulation!

Soleil said...

bonjour pat!
Congrats!

Nichola said...

You already know this but...

YOU TOTALLY RULE!!!

Les said...

Yahoo!!!!! This is totally cool!

Lynne said...

Congratulations! LOTTERY is one of my absolute favorite books! You deserve to win.

Bookfool said...

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it the moment I met Perry and couldn't put the book down and felt that book hangover coming on!!! You so deserve your success!!! Congratulations!!!!