2017 Winners

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Awards
Younger:

*When We Were Alone by David Alexander Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett, design by Relish New Brand Experience, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage and Main Press

Older:

*Trouble Makes a Comeback by Stephanie Tromly, published by Kathy Dawson Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House
Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book
*Tell Them It Was Mozart by Angeline Schellenberg, published by Brick Books
Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction/ Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais
Naamiwan’s Drum: The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts by Maureen Matthews, published by University of Toronto Press
Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award/ Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg
The Break by Katherena Vermette, published by House of Anansi Press
Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards/ Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en edition
DESIGN CATEGORY

Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Issues in Canada by Chelsea Vowel, cover design by Relish New Brand Experience, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage and Main Press

GENERAL ILLUSTRATED CATEGORY

Giants’ Well by Scott A. Ford, illustration and design by Scott A. Ford, published by Scott A. Ford

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED CATEGORY

Rudiger and the Painted Door by Jonathan Toews, illustrated by Ryan Polinsky, Peasantry Press

GRAPHIC NOVEL:

Will I See by David Alexander Robertson, illustrated by GMB Chomichuk, cover design by Relish New Brand Experience, based on the story by Iskwé and Erin Leslie, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage and Main Press
Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction
The Break by Katherena Vermette, published by House of Anansi Press
Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher/ Prix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba
The Spanish Boy by C.S. Reardon, cover design by Doowah Design, published by Signature Editions
Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de poésie
*Tell Them It Was Mozart by Angeline Schellenberg, published by Brick Books
John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer / Prix John-Hirsch pour l’écrivain manitobain le plus prometteur
Angeline Schellenberg, author of Tell Them It Was Mozart by, published by Brick Books
The Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright/Prix Chris-Johnson pour la meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain
Social Studies by Trish Cooper, produced at Prairie Theatre Exchange, 2015, published by Scirocco Drama
Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault
FM Youth by Stéphane Oystryk, published by Les Éditions du Blé
Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award/Prix Beatrice Mosionier pourl’écrivain.e autochtone de l’année
A tie: Trevor Greyeyes and David Alexander Robertson
McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award
The Break by Katherena Vermette, published by House of Anansi Press