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Beatrice Mosionier Indigenous Writer of the Year Award / Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivaine ou l’écrivain autochtone de l’année

Language: ​English/Français/Indigenous Languages

Criteria: ​The Beatrice Mosionier Indigenous Writer of the Year Award is awarded to an Indigenous writer who demonstrates both: 1. Excellence in writing in the past year 2. Engagement in work that supports and encourages Indigenous writing in Manitoba

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

Language: English/Français

Criteria: The 2019 Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright will be awarded for the best play published or produced in Manitoba by a Manitoba playwright, in 2017 or 2018.

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

Entries are not being accepted as part of this year's award cycle.

Language: ​English/Français

Criteria: ​The John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer is a biennial award established by the Manitoba Foundation for the Arts with a bequest from the late John Hirsch, co-founder of the Manitoba Theatre Centre, and its first artistic director from 1958 to 1966. The endowment from the Hirsch estate will provide a cash award of $2500 to the most promising Manitoba writer selected by a jury of senior members of the Manitoba writing and publishing community.

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

Language: ​English/Français/Indigenous Languages 

Criteria: Books published in 2018 ​by a Manitoba publisher​ may be entered into one of four categories: 1) book design, 2) children's illustrated, 3) general illustration (including photography, use of archival images and more), or 4) graphic novel.  

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

Language: ​English/Français

Criteria: ​Given to the book judged the best English or French language book published by a Manitoba publisher and written for the trade, bookstore, educational, academic or scholarly market.

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McNally Robinson Books for Young People Awards

Language: ​English

Criteria: ​This award is divided into the categories of Older Category (to be presented in 2019) and Younger Category (to be presented in 2020). Entries for the Older category are being accepted as part of this year's award cycle. Entries for the younger category are not being accepted as part of this year's award cycle.  

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Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction

Entries are not being accepted as part of this year's award cycle.

Language:​ English

Criteria: ​The Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction is awarded to the book by a Manitoba writer that is judged the best book of genre fiction written in English and published within a two-year period - for the 2020 awards, books must have been published in 2018 or 2019. 

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