Friday, March 25, 2011

Manitoba Book Awards Shortlist

Congratulations to Ariel Gordon for being nominated in two categories!

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers are pleased to announce the Manitoba Book Awards shortlists. The awards will be presented at the Manitoba Book Awards gala, on Sunday April 17th at the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain and hosted by Catherine Hunter. Cocktails are at 7:00 p.m., with the ceremony beginning at 8:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.


Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de poésie

Attenuations of Force
by Lori Cayer, published by Frontenac House

Clockfire
by Jonathan Ball, published by Coach House Books

Hump by Ariel Gordon, published by Palimpsest Press



Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

Black Bottle Man by Craig Russell, published by Great Plains Teen Fiction

Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools
by Theodore Fontaine, published by Heritage House Publishing

Gaze by Keith Cadieux, published by Quattro Books

High Speed Crow
by Sheila McClarty, published by Oberon Press

Hump by Ariel Gordon, published by Palimpsest Press