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The Manitoba Writers’ Guild, together with the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2015 Manitoba  Book Awards!

 

MBA Winners 2015 (1 of 1)

 

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction/ Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister

pour les études et essais

 

Detachment: An Adoption Memoir by Maurice Mierau, published by Freehand Books

 

Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award / Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour

l’écrivain/e autochtone de l’année

 

Deborah L. Delaronde

 

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award/ Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de

Winnipeg

 

John Paizs’s Crime Wave by Jonathan Ball, published by University of Toronto Press

 

The Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright / Prix Chris-Johnson

pour la meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain

 

The Secret Mask by Rick Chafe, published by Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto

 

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

 

Magpie Days by Brenda Sciberras, published by Turnstone Press

 

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer / Prix John-Hirsch pour

l’écrivain manitobain le plus prometteur

 

David Alexander Robertson

 

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry / Prix Lansdowne de poésie

 

Stowaways by Ariel Gordon, published by Palimpsest Press

 

Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault

De l’amuïssement des certitudes par Laurent Poliquin, publié par Jacques André éditeur

 

Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards/ Prix Manuela-Dias de conception

graphique et d’illustration en édition

 

Design Category (emphasis on cover design and typography):

 

Devil in Deerskins: My Life with Grey Owl by Anahareo, edited and with an afterword by

Sophie McCall, published by University of Manitoba Press, cover design by Mike Carroll,

interior design by Jessica Koroscil

 

Children’s Books/Graphic Novels Category:

 

Cassie and Tonk, created and illustrated by Justin Currie, written by GMB Chomichuk,

robotic reference by Will Liddle, published by Chasing Artwork

 

General Illustration Category:

 

Warehouse Journal Volume 23, edited and designed by Liane Lanzar and Kevin

Complido, published by University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture

 

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

 

Mr. Jones by Margaret Sweatman, published by Goose Lane Editions

 

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher/ Prix Mary-Scorer pour le

meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

 

Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk, transliterated and translated by Bernard

Saladin d’Anglure, translated from French by Peter Frost, published by University of

Manitoba Press

 

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Awards

 

Younger category

 

Hokey Dowa Gerda and the Snowflake Girl by M.J. Matheson, published by Peanut

Butter Press

 

Older category

 

The World Outside by Eva Wiseman, published by Tundra Books

 

McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award

 

The Opening Sky by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland & Stewart

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Wayne Tefs

 

 

Roar Back to the 20′s at the Manitoba Book Awards!

 

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The Shortlists Are In!

 

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers are proud to announce the shortlists for the 2015 Manitoba Book Awards (MBA)! We are especially excited to share the nominees for two brand new additions to the MBA: the Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award, and the Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright.

The Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award, sponsored by the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Cultures at the University of Manitoba, will be awarded annually, and the Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright, sponsored by the Manitoba Association of Playwrights (MAP) and Winnipeg theatres, will be awarded every two years. Both awards will be presented for the first time at the 2015 Gala.

This year, we will also be presenting Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault, which is presented biennially for the best French book written by a Manitoba writer.

 

La Manitoba Writers’ Guild et l’ Association of Manitoba Book Publishers ont le plaisir d’annoncer les listes des candidats pour Les Prix du livre du Manitoba 2015. Ces  prix honorent des livres publiés dans l’année 2014 (pour les prix annuels) et des livres publiés en 2013/2014 (pour les prix biennals).

Des nouvelles intéressante cette année – deux nouveaux prix  : le Chris Johnson Prix de la Meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain (anglais et francais) et le Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivain.e autochtone de l’année (langues autochtones/français/anglais).  Le Prix Beatrice-Mosionier, commandé par le Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Cultures de l’Université du Manitoba, est  annuel, et le Chris Johnson Prix de la Meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain, commandé par La Manitoba Association of Playwrights (MAP) et les théâtres de Winnipeg, est biennal. Les deux seront décernés pour la premiere fois cette année au gala en 2015.

Le Manitoba est la seule province au Canada à accepter les soumissions pour le même prix en français et en anglais (en 9 catégories), et cette caractéristique unique est maintenant étendu à deux prix pour inclure des langues autochtones !

Cette année, nous présenterons également Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault, qui est présenté bi-ennal pour le meilleur livre français écrit par un écrivain du Manitoba en 2013 ou 2014 .  L’écrivain gagnant recevra un prix monétaire de 3 500 $.

Chaque année Les Prix du livre du Manitoba rend hommage au talent et aux réalisations des écrivains, graphistes, et éditeurs dans tout le Manitba. La soirée de remise cette année aura lieu à l’Hôtel Marlborough le samedi 25 Avril 2015. Cette soirée  est ouverte au public et l’entrée est gratuite, mais les invités doivent confirmer leur présence au préalable (voir coordonnées ci-dessous).

Veuillez trouver ci-joint une liste complète des candidats présélectionnés pour chaque prix, ainsi que la liste des commanditaires pour les Prix du livre du Manitoba.

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Here are this year’s shortlisted nominees:

 

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

 

Detachment: An Adoption Memoir by Maurice Mierau, published by Freehand Books

 

Indigenous Women, Work, and History: 1940–1980 by Mary Jane Logan McCallum, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

The Patriotic Consensus: Unity, Morale, and the Second World War in Winnipeg by Jody Perrun, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

The Showman and the The Ukrainian Cause: Folk Dance, Film, and the Life of Vasile Avramenko by Orest T. Martynowych, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

Toronto: Biography of a City by Allan Levine, published by Douglas & McIntyre

 

Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award / Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivain/e autochtone de l’année

 

Deborah L. Delaronde

 

David Alexander Robertson

 

Katherena Vermette

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award/ Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg

 

Barker by Wayne Tefs, published by Turnstone Press

 

John Paizs’s Crime Wave by Jonathan Ball, published by University of Toronto Press

 

The Opening Sky by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland & Stewart

 

The Patriotic Consensus: Unity, Morale, and the Second World War in Winnipeg by Jody Perrun, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

Put on the Armour of Light by Catherine Macdonald, published by Dundurn Press

 

The Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright / Prix Chris-Johnson pour la meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain

 

Fort Mac, by Marc Prescott, published by Les Éditions du Blé, Winnipeg

 

Sargent & Victor & Me by Deborah Patterson, produced by Theatre Projects Manitoba

 

The Miser of Middlegate by Carolyn Gray, published by Scirocco Drama, an imprint of J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

 

The Secret Mask by Rick Chafe, published by Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto

 

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

 

Indigenous Women, Work, and History by Mary Jane Logan McCallum, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

Magpie Days by Brenda Sciberras, published by Turnstone Press

 

The Patriotic Consensus by Jody Perrun, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

What Lies Behind by Luann Hiebert, published by Turnstone Press

 

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

 

MC Joudrey

 

David Alexander Robertson

 

Brenda Sciberras

 

 

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry / Prix Lansdowne de poésie

 

De l’amuïssement des certitudes by Laurent Poliquin, published by Jacques André Editeur

 

In the Tiger Park by Alison Calder, published by Coteau Books

 

Stowaways by Ariel Gordon, published by Palimpsest Press

 

What Lies Behind by Luann Hiebert, published by Turnstone Press

 

 

Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault

 

Confessions sans pénitence par Lise Gaboury-Diallo avec illustrations de Denis Devigne, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

 

De l’amuïssement des certitudes par Laurent Poliquin, publié par Jacques André éditeur

 

Jean Riel, fils de Louis Riel : sous une mauvaise étoile par Annette Saint-Pierre, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

 

soubresauts par Charles Leblanc, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

 

Un vent prodigue par Simone Chaput, publié par Leméac

 

 

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

Design Category (emphasis on cover design and typography):

 

Devil in Deerskins: My Life with Grey Owl by Anahareo, edited and with an afterword by Sophie McCall, published by University of Manitoba Press, cover design by Mike Carroll, interior design by Jessica Koroscil

 

Kraken Bake: An Epikurean Epic by Karen Dudley, published by Ravenstone, an imprint of Turnstone Press, cover and interior design by Jamis Paulson

 

Text Me / Dimmelo per SMS by Corrado Calabrò, translated by Genni Gunn, published by Signature Editions, cover and interior design by Terry Gallagher of Doowah Design

 

Children’s Books/Graphic Novels Category:

 

Cassie and Tonk, created and illustrated by Justin Currie, written by GMB Chomichuk, robotic reference by Will Liddle, published by Chasing Artwork

 

The Chair by the Side of the Road
by Adrian Hawaleshka, self-published/Friesen Press, illustrated by Natasha Boone

 

The Peacemaker: Thanadelthur (Tales from Big Spirit Series)
by David Alexander Robertson, published by HighWater Press (an imprint of Portage & Main Press), design by Relish New Brand Experience, illustrated by Wai Tien

 

General Illustration Category:

 

City Beautiful: How Architecture Shaped Winnipeg’s DNA by Randy Turner, art director Gordon Preece, published by the Winnipeg Free Press

 

Exploring Old Highway No. 1 West: Canada’s Route 66 by J. Clark Saunders, design by Bergdís Sigurðardóttir, maps by Dawn Huck, published by Heartland Associates

 

Warehouse Journal Volume 23, edited and designed by Liane Lanzar and Kevin Complido, published by University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture

 

 

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

 

Blue Vengeance by Alison Preston, published by Signature Editions

 

The Evolution of Alice by David A. Robertson, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press

 

Kraken Bake: An Epikurean Epic by Karen Dudley, published by Ravenstone, an imprint of Turnstone Press

 

Leaving Tomorrow by David Bergen, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

 

Mr. Jones by Margaret Sweatman, published by Goose Lane Editions

 

The Opening Sky by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland & Stewart

 

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

 

Boy Lost in Wild by Brenda Hasiuk, published by Turnstone Press

 

Kraken Bake: An Epikurean Epic by Karen Dudley, published by Ravenstone, an imprint of Turnstone Press

 

Jean Riel, fils de Louis Riel : sous une mauvaise étoile par Annette Saint-Pierre, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

 

Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk, transliterated and translated by Bernard Saladin d’Anglure, translated from French by Peter Frost, published by University of Manitoba Press

 

The Winter We Danced: Voices from the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement, edited by The Kino-nda-niimi Collective, published by ARP Books

 

 

McNally Robinson Books for Young People Awards

 

Younger category

 

The Chair by the Side of the Road by Adrian Hawaleshka, self-published/Friesen Press

 

The Firewalker by Shezza Ansloos, published by Pemmican Publications

 

Hokey Dowa Gerda and the Snowflake Girl by M.J. Matheson, published by Peanut Butter Press

 

Mr. Jacobson’s Window by Deborah Froese, published by Peanut Butter Press

 

Princess by Dennis Fast, published by Heartland Associates

 

Older category

 

Empty Cup by Suzanne Costigan, published by Rebelight Publishing

 

Missing in Paradise by Larry Verstraete, published by Rebelight Publishing

 

Tucson Jo by Carol Matas, published by Fictive Press

 

The World Outside by Eva Wiseman, published by Tundra Books

 

Your Constant Star by Brenda Hasiuk, published by Orca Book Publishers

 

 

McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award

 

Detachment by Maurice Mierau, published by Freehand Books

 

Leaving Tomorrow by David Bergen, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

 

Mr. Jones by Margaret Sweatman, published by Goose Lane Editions

 

The Opening Sky by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland & Stewart

 

Toronto by Allan Levine, published by Douglas & McIntyre

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We would also like to extend a huge Thank You to our 2015 Sponsors/La Manitoba Writers’ Guild remercie les commanditaires de cette année:

Brandon University, Drama Department

Canada Council for the Arts/Le Conseil des arts du Canada

Friesens

Manitoba Arts Council/Le Conseil des Arts du Manitoba

Manitoba Assoication of Playwrights

Manitoba Foundation for the Arts

McNally Robinson Booksellers

Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou/Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair et Warren Cariou

Prairie Theatre Exchange

Province of Manitoba, Department of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection/ par le ministère du Tourisme, Culture, Patrimoine, Sport et Protection du consommateur Manitoba

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Sarasvati Productions

The Winnipeg Arts Council/Le Conseil des arts de Winnipeg

Theatre Projects Manitoba

University of Manitoba, Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Cultures/Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Cultures de l’Université du Manitoba

 

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Submission period for the 2014 Manitoba Book Awards now open

—with two new awards!

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers is pleased to announce the submission period for the 2014 Manitoba Book Awards is now open—with the addition of two new awards: the Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award, and the Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright.

The Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award, sponsored by the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Cultures at the University of Manitoba, will be awarded annually, and the Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright, sponsored by the Manitoba Association of Playwrights (MAP) and Winnipeg theatres, will be awarded every two years. Both awards will be presented for the first time at the 2015 gala.

Also, the award previously known as the “Best Illustrated Book Award” is now part of the Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award(s). Up to three awards may be presented, one for best design, and (potentially) two for best illustration.

Throughout November, regular season publications (January 1 to October 31), as well as all other award submissions, may be sent to, or dropped off at, the Manitoba Writers’ Guild offices at 218-100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1H3. Late season publications (November 1 through December 31) may be submitted—with advance notice—until early January.

EXCEPTION: entries for the 2015 Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright will be accepted until February 14, 2015.

The jury will announce a short list in March 2015. Finalists will be invited to the Manitoba Book Awards Gala, at which time the recipients will be announced. This year’s awards gala will take place on Saturday, April 25 in the Skyview Ballroom of the historic Marlborough Hotel.

For more information, please contact/Pour plus d’informations, veuillez contacter :

Anita Daher

Manitoba Writers’ Guild

(204)-944-8013

events@mbwriter.mb.ca

 

soumissions pour les Prix du livre du Manitoba 2014 sont maintenant ouverte, avec l’addition de 2 nouveaux prix!

Le Manitoba Writers’ Guild et L’Association of Manitoba Book Publishers sont heureux de vous annoncer qu’ils acceptent présentement les soumissions pour le 2014 Prix du livres du Manitoba. A noter – il y a deux nouveaux prix cette année : le Chris Johnson Prix de la Meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain (anglais et francais) et le Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivain.e autochtone de l’année (langues autochtones/français/anglais)

Le Prix Beatrice-Mosionier, commandé par le Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Cultures de l’Université du Manitoba, est  annuel, et le Chris Johnson Prix de la Meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain, commandé par La Manitoba Association of Playwrights (MAP) et les théâtres de Winnipeg, est biennal. Les deux seront décernés pour la premiere fois cette année au gala en 2015.

Il y a aussi deux changements concernant le prix Meilleur livre illustré de l’année – qui fait maintenant partie du Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en édition. Ce prix peut être décerné un maximum trois catégories, une pour meilleure conception graphique de livres, et deux (potentiellement) pour meilleures illustrations. Le prix est aussi maintenant ouvert pour 3 langues : anglais, français, et langues Autochtones.

Les publications de 1 novembre au 31 décembre, 2015, peuvent etre envoyées tout au long de novembre.

Veuillez déposer vos soumissions au bureau ou par poste au :

Manitoba Writers’ Guild

218-100,  Rue Arthur

Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1H3

Les soumissions publiées entre le 1 novembre et le 31 décembre peuvent etre envoyées par le 15 janvier 2015 avec avis préalable par le 30 novembre seulement.

Les finalistes seront annocés en mars, 2015. Tous les finalistes seront invités au gala du Prix du livres du Manitoba, au cours desquels les lauréats seront annoncés. Le gala aura lieu le samedi, 25 avril dans la salle de bal Skyview de la historique Marlborough Hôtel.

For more information, please contact/Pour de plus amples renseignements

veuillez contacter :

Anita Daher

Manitoba Writers’ Guild

(204)-944-8013

events@mbwriter.mb.ca

 

The 2014 Manitoba Book Awards Submission Period is Now Open!

Regular season submissions can be sent to our offices throughout November. November and December publications can be submitted, with advance notice, until January 15. Please visit our Guidelines as well as Submissions and Deadlines pages for more information. This year’s awards gala will take place on Saturday, April 25 in the Skyview Ballroom of the historic Marlborough Hotel. We have a few extra special treats planned, which will be unveiled in good measure. Stay tuned!

Appel de soumissions pour les Prix du livre du Manitoba 2014!

Les responsables des Prix du livre du Manitoba acceptent présentement des soumissions pour ses prix littéraires et d’édition. L’heure de tombée pour les soumissions a été fixée au 1 décembre, 2014. Pour les soumissions publiées de 1 novembre au 31 décembre, 2014, l’heure de tombée est le 15 janvier 2015 , avec avis préalable.  Pour de plus amples renseignements, visitez le site www.manitobabookawards.com.
Le gala aura lieu le samedi, 25 avril dans la salle de bal Skyview de la historique Marlborough Hôtel. Nous avons quelques gâteries supplémentaires prévues qui seront dévoilées bientôt. Demeurez à l’écoute!

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2013 Manitoba Book Award Recipients:

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA April 27, 2014 – The Manitoba Writers’ Guild, with the assistance of the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, presented the annual Manitoba Book Awards with a gala event on Sunday, April 27th at the West End Cultural Centre.

Award winners in thirteen categories:

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry
Prix Lansdowne de poésie

  • Tether by Laurelyn Whitt, published by Seraphim Editions

Best Illustrated Book of the Year
Meilleur livre illustré de l’année

  • 300 Years of Beer: An Illustrated History of Brewing in Manitoba by Bill Wright & Dave Craig, published by Great Plains Publications, design by Relish New Brand Experience Inc.

Manuela Dias Book Design of the Year
Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique en édition

  • 100 Masters: Only in Canada by Stephen Borys and Andrew Kear, published by the Winnipeg Art Gallery, design by Frank Reimer

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

  • Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One, by Aimée Craft, published by Purich Publishing Ltd.

Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction

  • Thunder Road, by Chadwick Ginther published by Ravenstone (an imprint of Turnstone Press)

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award
Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg

  • Stuck in the Middle: Dissenting Views of Winnipeg, photographs by Bryan Scott, text by Bartley Kives, published by Great Plains Publications.

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

  • The Insistent Garden by Rosie Chard, published by NeWest Press

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

  • “Indians Wear Red”: Colonialism, Resistance and Aboriginal Street Gangs by Elizabeth Comack, Lawrence Deane, Larry Morrissette & Jim Silver, published by Fernwood Publishing

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

  • Jonathan Ball

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

  • Manitoba Butterflies: A Field Guide by Simone Hébert Allard, published by Turnstone Press

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award

YOUNGER CATEGORY:

  • Powwow Counting in Cree, by Penny M. Thomas, published by HighWater Press (an imprint of Portage & Main Press)

OLDER CATEGORY:

  • The Fall, by Colleen Nelson, published by Great Plains Teen Fiction

McNally Robinson Book of the Year

  • Kisiskatchewan:The Great River Road, by Barbara Huck, published by Heartland Associates Inc.

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers would like to thank the following organizations and corporations for their continued sponsorship of the Manitoba Book Awards:

  • The Canada Council for the Arts / Conseil des arts du Canada 
  • Friesens 
  • The Manitoba Arts Council / Conseil des arts du Manitoba 
  • The Manitoba Foundation for the Arts 
  • Manitoba Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection / Tourisme, Culture, Patrimoine, Sport et Protection du consommateur du Manitoba 
  • McNally Robinson Booksellers 
  • Prairie Fire Press Inc. 
  • The Winnipeg Arts Council / Conseil des arts du Winnipeg 
  • The Winnipeg Foundation 
  • The Winnipeg International Writers Festival / Festival International des écrivains de Winnipeg 
  • The Writers’ Collective

La Manitoba Writer’s Guild, de concert avec l’Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, est heureuse de coordonner les Prix du livre du Manitoba 2013.

Les Prix du livre du Manitoba célèbrent à chaque année ce qu’il y a de mieux dans les domaines des lettres et de l’édition au Manitoba.

 

WINNIPEG (MANITOBA), 27 avril 2014 – La Manitoba Writers’ Guild, avec le concours de l’Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, ont présenté le dimanche 27 avril 2014 les prix annuels du livre du Manitoba lors d’un gala au centre culturel West End Cultural Centre.

Les auteurs et ouvrages primés dans treize catégories sont :

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry
Prix Lansdowne de poésie

  • Tether by Laurelyn Whitt, published by Seraphim Editions

Best Illustrated Book of the Year
Meilleur livre illustré de l’année

  • 300 Years of Beer: An Illustrated History of Brewing in Manitoba by Bill Wright & Dave Craig, published by Great Plains Publications, design by Relish New Brand Experience Inc.

Manuela Dias Book Design of the Year
Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique en édition

  • 100 Masters: Only in Canada by Stephen Borys with Andrew Kear, published by the Winnipeg Art Gallery, design by Frank Reimer

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

  • Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One, by Aimée Craft, published by Purich Publishing Ltd.

Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction

  • Thunder Road, by Chadwick Ginther published by Ravenstone (an imprint of Turnstone Press)

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award
Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg

  • Stuck in the Middle: Dissenting Views of Winnipeg, text by Bartley Kives, photographs by Bryan Scott, published by Great Plains Publications.

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

  • The Insistent Garden by Rosie Chard, published by NeWest Press


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

  • “Indians Wear Red”: Colonialism, Resistance and Aboriginal Street Gangs by Elizabeth Comack, Lawrence Deane, Larry Morrissette & Jim Silver, published by Fernwood Publishing

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

  • Jonathan Ball

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

  • Manitoba Butterflies: A Field Guide by Simone Hébert Allard, published by Turnstone Press


McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award

YOUNGER CATEGORY:

  • Powwow Counting in Cree, by Penny M. Thomas, published by HighWater Press (an imprint of Portage & Main Press)

OLDER CATEGORY:

  • The Fall, by Colleen Nelson, published by Great Plains Teen Fiction

McNally Robinson Book of the Year

  • Kisiskatchewan:The Great River Road, by Barbara Huck, published by Heartland Associates Inc.

La liste complète des finalistes peut être consultée sur : www.manitobbookawards.com

De plus amples renseignements au sujet des Prix du livre du Manitoba sont disponibles à http://www.bookpublishers.mb.ca/mba/

Les responsables des Prix du livre du Manitoba remercient cordialement les agences, sociétés et ministères suivants pour leur appui :

  • The Canada Council for the Arts / Conseil des arts du Canada 
  • Friesens 
  • The Manitoba Arts Council / Conseil des arts du Manitoba 
  • The Manitoba Foundation for the Arts 
  • Manitoba Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection / Tourisme, Culture, Patrimoine, Sport et Protection du consommateur du Manitoba 
  • McNally Robinson Booksellers 
  • Prairie Fire Press Inc. 
  • The Winnipeg Arts Council / Conseil des arts du Winnipeg 
  • The Winnipeg Foundation 
  • The Winnipeg International Writers Festival / Festival International des écrivains de Winnipeg 
  • The Writers’ Collective

 

 

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