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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...

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Manitoba Book Awards 2019 finalists

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 3:30pm

The nominees for the 2019 Manitoba Book Awards have been revealed! These awards are divided into eleven categories that recognize excellence in Manitoba writing, book design, and publishing.

The winners will be announced and celebrated at 7 PM on May 3, 2019, at a gala in their honour. This celebration takes place at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and tickets are on sale now for $20 per person. For more information, please visit the Manitoba Book Awards website.

The lists of nomineese can be found after the jump.

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The Manitoba Book Awards 2018 winners

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 4:05pm

The winners for this year's Manitoba Book Awards were announced during a ceremony at the University of Manitoba this past weekend.

The Awards celebrate the best literature written by Manitoban authors in the previous year. There are a number of categories, each of which celebrates a different aspect of Manitoba writing, and the winners are selected by a panel of judges.

Read after the jump to see a full list of this year's winners, and congratulations to all of them!

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29th annual Manitoba Book Awards winners

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:49am

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

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Celebrating the Prairies: Saskatchewan Book Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 at 2:04pm

The shortlist for the 2017 Saskatchewan Book Awards has been announced. This is the 24th anniversary of the awards, which strive to promote the work of the province's talented writers and publishers. It is the only Saskatchewan-focused awards ceremony of its kind, providing invaluable support and publicity for the literary community.

The offical awards ceremony will take place on April 29 at the Conexus Arts Center in Regina. If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please click on this link.

This year's shortlist is comprised of the following works:

Categories: Awards, Site News, Authors, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Book Lists, Prairie Writing, Regional Interest

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