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Saskatchewan Book Awards 2020 winners

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 4:49pm

The winners of the 2020 Saskatchewan Book Awards have been announced! These awards highlight the best recent literature from Saskatchewan authors and publishers, honouring books in a variety of categories.

Congratulations to all of the winners! The complete list can be found after the jump...

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Manitoba Book Awards 2020 winners

Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 2:07pm

The winners of the 2020 Manitoba Book Awards have been announced!

These eleven separate awards recognize excellence in Manitoba writing, book design, publishing, and stories, honoured authors and books published in the last year.

Of particular note are This Place: 150 Years Retold published by HighWater Press, which won both the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year, and The Promise Basket by Bill Richardson, which won the McNally Robinson Book for Young People, Younger Category award.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions an awards gala is impossible this year, so instead the Manitoba Book Awards is celebrating the winners via social media. To join in, visit their Facebook Page and congratulate your favourite winners!

The full list of 2020 winners can be found after the jump...

Categories: Awards, Winnipeg, Prairie Writing, Canadian Lit

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The 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 at 11:14am

The finalists for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction, formerly known as the Orange Prize and the Bailey's Women's Prize, have been announced.

The Women's Prize is awarded annually to a female author of any nationality for the best novel written in English in the past year. 2020 marks its 25th anniversary.

The 2020 shortlist includes:

The winner will be announced on September 9, 2020.

(*As of posting this article, these titles are not available in Canada. Hopefully North American editions will be published later this year.)

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Manitoba Book Awards 2020 shortlists

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 at 12:45pm

The finalists for the 2020 Manitoba Book Awards have been announced!

These awards celebrate books written and published by Manitoban authors in the past year.

The COVID-19 pandemic of course means we will have to forego the usual gala celebration, but the winners will still be announced and celebrated online on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Look after the jump for all of this year's finalists...

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Canada Reads 2020 contenders

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020 at 3:08pm

The contenders for this year's Canada Reads competition have been selected!

Hosted annually by the CBC, Canada Reads is a series of debates to determine which is the one book Canadians should read right now, based on current events. This year, the competition seeks to find the "one book to bring Canada into focus."

In no particular order, the 2020 finalists and their defenders include:

The debates will take place March 16 to 19, and you can watch or listen by TV, radio, or streaming. For more information on the competition, visit the Canada Reads website.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Canadian Lit
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