Monday, March 19, 2007

The 2007 Blooker Prize Short-List

Fifteen blooks, from a total of five different countries, have made this year's shortlist - six each in the Fiction and Non-Fiction categories and three in Comics. They cover topics ranging from a Zombie invasion of New York to the Iraq war, life in the South of France, the intimate secrets of teenagers and the doorbells of Florence. See the official contest blog for the list in full. The winners of each category and the overall prize will be announced on Monday, May 14.

The 2007 Short-List


Crashing The Gate
by Jerome Armstrong and Markos Moulitsas

My Secret: A PostSecret Book
by Frank Warren

My War: Killing Time In Iraq
by Colby Buzzell

Small Is the New Big: and 183 other riffs, rants, and remarkable business ideas
by Seth Godin

So Close: Infertile and Addicted To Hope
by Tertia Albertyn

Words in a French Life: Lessons in Love and Language From the South of France
by Kristin Espinasse

The Lulu Blooker Prize is the world's first literary prize devoted to "blooks"-books based on blogs or other websites, including webcomics