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Manitoba Book Awards 2020 shortlists

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 at 1:46pm

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...


Alexander Kennedy IsbisterAward for Non-Fiction / Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais

 

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award / Prix Littéraire Carol-Shields De La Ville De Winnipeg

 

Eileen Mctavish Sykes Award for First Book

 

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Writer / Prix John-Hirsch pour l’écrivaine ou l’écrivain manitobain le plus prometteur

 

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry / Prix Lansdowne de poésie

 

Manuela Dias Design and Illustration Awards / Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en édition

  • Book Design / Conception de livre
    • Carnet brûlé (du monde qui crie) par Marilyne Busque-Dubois, maquette de couverture et mise en page par Urbanink, publié par Les Éditions du Blé
    • Fanonymous by M.C. Joudrey, illustrations, cover and interior design by M. C. Joudrey and Matthew Stevens, published by At Bay Press
    • Romans/Snowmare by Cam Scott, cover and interior design by LOKI, published by ARP Books
    • What Fox Knew by Mary Barnes, cover art by M. C. Joudrey, cover and interior design by M. C. Joudrey and Matthew Stevens, published by At Bay Press

 

  • Children’s Illustrated Category Illustration de livres pour enfant
    • 123 Count with Me: Exploring Nature with Numbers by Jessie Thiessen, illustrations and design by Jessie Thiessen, published by Small Jane
    • Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock by Dallas Hunt, illustrations and cover design by Amanda Strong, interior design by Relish New Brand Experience, published by HighWater Press (an Imprint of Portage & Main Press)
    • The Grizzly Mother (Book Two, Mother of Xsan) by Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson), illustrations and cover art by Natasha Donovan, cover and interior design Relish New Brand Experience, published by HighWater Press (an Imprint of Portage & Main Press)

 

  • General Illustration / Illustration et iconographie
    • Don Proch: Masking and Mapping by Patricia Bovey, cover and interior design by Frank Reimer, published by University of Manitoba Press
    • Place into Being by Robert Pasternak, illustrations and cover art by Robert Pasternak, cover and interior design by M. C. Joudrey and Matt Stevens, published by At Bay Press  
    • Portraits of the Far North by Gerald Kuehl, art by Gerald Kuehl, design by Dave Maddocks, published by Vidacom Publications

 

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

 

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher / Prix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

 

McNally Robinson Book for Young People: Younger Category

 

McNally Robinson Book of the Year

 

Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction

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