Monday, September 07, 2009

What a surprise!

The BBAW Awards shortlists have been announced and yours truly, In Spring it is the Dawn, is there in the category of Best Cultural Review Blog! Wow! I never ever expected to be shortlisted! There must've been only 5 nominations for that category, right?
But to whoever nominated me --- Thank you! Thank you!! I'm truly thrilled, and I look forward to sharing more Japanese literature with you in the coming months.

Congratulations to all the shortlisters! And a huge thank you to Amy for all her hard work in getting this special week off the ground.

Now go vote for your favourite book blogs.


  1. Congratulations!

    I found my way here because you made the shortlist. I've added your blog to our blogroll. Please come by.

    Now that I know you're here, I'll be by often to learn and discover new reads.

  2. A much deserved nomination! You have my vote, Nat. Congratulations. :-)

  3. Well, you certainly deserve it, sweetheart. And I bet there were more than 5 nominations. DUH!

  4. Congratulations, tanabata! It's well-deserved!

  5. Congratulations on this nomination!!!

  6. I cast my votes!! Congrats on the shortlist, Nat! Well-deserved.

  7. *smacks self* I can't believe I didn't congratulate you when I left my last comment! Congratulations!! I was THRILLED to see you on the list :D

  8. This is fabulous - congratulations to you!! :)

  9. Congrats on being shortlisted!! You completely deserve the honor. ;-)

  10. Thanks to all of you for your kind comments! Your support really means the world to me! :)

    Color Online - I'm glad you found your way here, I'll be sure to stop by soon.

    Harry - I found out, indirectly, that there were about 50 nominations for Best Cultural Review Blog, so I'm still a bit surprised I made the cut!

    Nymeth - I was thrilled, and not at all surprised, to see you on the list too! :)


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