The July & August Bookseller is now online

by Tyler Vitt - Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 3:41pm

Beach reads, barbecue tips, picnic gear, The Beach Boys, cool cocktails, fun hands-on books for your little ones, and more in the July & August 2016 issue of our newsletter, The Bookseller.

Read it online.

You can also subscribe to The Bookseller emailing list and have the next issue sent directly to your inbox.

Categories: Store News, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Newsletter

Canada Day 2016

by Tyler Vitt - Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 4:48pm

In honour of our wonderful country, McNally Robinson will be closed on Friday, July 1st.

This applies to both our Winnipeg and Saskatoon bookstores and Prairie Ink Restaurants. Regular hours will resume for the weekend.

Happy Canada Day!

Categories: Store News, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016 winner

by Tyler Vitt - Wednesday, Jun 08, 2016 at 5:38pm

The winner of this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction is Irish author Lisa McInerney, who won for her debut novel The Glorious Heresies.

Along with the honour of the award, McInerney received a £30,000 cash prize as well as the Baileys Women's Prize bronze figurine, ‘Bessie’.

Congratulations, Ms. McInerney! To Read more about this year's winner, visit the Baileys Women's Prize website.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Lambda Literary Award winners for 2016

by Tyler Vitt - Wednesday, Jun 08, 2016 at 5:30pm

The winners of the 28th annual Lambda Literary Awards, which honour the best LGBTQ books of 2015, were announced earlier this week.

Chinelo Okparanta won the Best Lesbian Fiction Award for her novel, Under the Udala Trees, and the Best Gay Fiction Award went to Hasan Namir for his novel, God in Pink. Meanwhile the Best Bisexual Fiction was awarded to Anna North for The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, and Roz Kaveney won Best Transexual Fiction for Tiny Pieces of Skull, or a Lesson in Manners.

But of course that's only the tip of the iceberg, as the Lambda Literary Awards include a long list of honours. For the full list of winners, visit the Lamdba Literary Award website.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, LGBTQ

Griffin Poetry Prize 2016 winners

by Tyler Vitt - Friday, Jun 03, 2016 at 12:51pm

The winners of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize, Canada's largest and most generous award for poetry, were announced this week.

Norman Dubie won the Griffin International Prize for his collection The Quotations of Bone, and The Griffin Canadian Prize for Poetry went to Liz Howard for the Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent. They each receive $65,000 in prize money.

For more information on the award, and to see the 2016 shortlists, visit the Griffin Poetry Prize website.

 

The Quotations of Bone by Norman Dubie and Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent by Liz Howard are the International and Canadian winners of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize. They each received C$65,000 in prize money. - See more at: http://www.griffinpoetryprize.com/the-quotations-of-bone-by-norman-dubie-and-infinite-citizen-of-the-shaking-tent-by-liz-howard-win-the-2016-griffin-poetry-prize/#sthash.V5aMZIj1.dpuf
The Quotations of Bone by Norman Dubie and Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent by Liz Howard are the International and Canadian winners of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize. They each received C$65,000 in prize money. - See more at: http://www.griffinpoetryprize.com/the-quotations-of-bone-by-norman-dubie-and-infinite-citizen-of-the-shaking-tent-by-liz-howard-win-the-2016-griffin-poetry-prize/#sthash.V5aMZIj1.dpuf
The Quotations of Bone by Norman Dubie and Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent by Liz Howard are the International and Canadian winners of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize. They each received C$65,000 in prize money. - See more at: http://www.griffinpoetryprize.com/the-quotations-of-bone-by-norman-dubie-and-infinite-citizen-of-the-shaking-tent-by-liz-howard-win-the-2016-griffin-poetry-prize/#sthash.V5aMZIj1.dpuf
The Quotations of Bone by Norman Dubie and Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent by Liz Howard are the International and Canadian winners of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize. They each received C$65,000 in prize money. - See more at: http://www.griffinpoetryprize.com/the-quotations-of-bone-by-norman-dubie-and-infinite-citizen-of-the-shaking-tent-by-liz-howard-win-the-2016-griffin-poetry-prize/#sthash.V5aMZIj1.dpuf

Categories: Awards, Poetry, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
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