At an awards gala held in Winnipeg's historic Fort Garry Hotel this past Saturday, the winners of the 29th annual Manitoba Book Awards were announced and celebrated.
The Awards, presented by the Manitoba Writers' Guild and made possible by sponsorships from government funding and many local businesses, honour books published in 2016 that were written by a Manitoba author, made by a Manitoba press, or with a focus on Manitoba content.
Congratulations to all of the winners! See a complete list of them after the jump...Categories: Awards, Winnipeg, Prairie Writing, Canadian Lit
The shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize has been unveiled.
The prize honours the finest translated fiction from across the globe. Each author and translator on the shortlist receives £1,000 (about $1,280), while the winning author and translator share a £50,000 (about $64,070) prize.
The winner will be announced on June 14th, 2017, in London. See the shortlist after the jump...Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
The finalists for this year's Best Translated Book Award have been announced.
The award is divided into two categories, Fiction and Poetry, and honours the quality of the original book and the translation. The winners will be announced on Thursday, May 4th at a live event in New York City, and each winning author and translator will receive a $5,000 (US) prize.
See the 2017 shortlists after the jump...Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
The Griffin is the world’s largest prize for a first edition single collection of poetry written in or translated to English. Each of the seven finalists will receive $10,000, and the winners of each category, who will be named on June 8, 2017, will receive $65,000.
The shortlists are as follows:
• World of Made and Unmade by Jane Mead
• In Praise of Defeat by Abdellatif Laâbi, translated from the French by Donald Nicholson-Smith
• Falling Awake by Alice Oswald
• Say Something Back by Denise Riley
The shortlist for this year's International DUBLIN Literary Award (formerly known as the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award) has been revealed.
The award honours any book from across the world that has been written in or translated to English. It comes with a €100,000 prize (approximately $141K Canadian), sponsored entirely by the City of Dublin, Ireland, which makes it one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
The winner will be announced on June 21, 2017, and the full shortlist can be found after the jump...Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
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