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MANITOBA BOOK AWARDS SHORTLISTS 2011 / FINALISTES AUX PRIX DU LIVRE DU MANITOBA ANNONCÉS

The shortlists and recipients are selected by a variety of juries, comprised of writers, publishers and other book industry personnel from across Canada.

The nominees¦

Les finalistes et les lauréats sont choisis par des jurys d’auteurs, Éditeurs et autres membres de lâ industrie du livre de partout au Canada. catégories de prix:

Les finalists . . .

McNally Robinson Book of the Year

  • A Cycle of the Moon by Uma Parameswaran, published by TSAR Publications
  • Curiosity by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland and Stewart Ltd.
  • Out of Grief, Singing: A Memoir of Motherhood and Loss by Charlene Diehl, published by Signature Editions
  • This Hidden Thing by Dora Dueck, published by CMU Press
  • Walking to Mojácar by Di Brandt with translations by Charles Leblanc and Ari Belathar, published by Turnstone Press

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction

  • Andy De Jarlis: The Life and Music of an Old-Time Fiddler by Joe MacIntosh, published by Great Plains Publications
  • Out of Grief, Singing: A Memoir of Motherhood and Loss by Charlene Diehl, published by Signature Editions
  • When the Other Is Me by Emma LaRocque, published by University of Manitoba Press
  • Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age by Jim Blanchard, published by University of Manitoba Press

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

Best Illustrated Book of the Year

  • The Imagination Manifesto Book Two by G.M.B. Chomichuk, with James Rewucki and John Toone, cover design and illustrations by G.M.B. Chomichuk, published by Alchemical Press Ltd.
  • The Mosaic Village: An Illustrated History of Winnipeg’s North End by Russ Gourluck, cover design by Relish Design Studio, published by Great Plains Publications
  • Nanabosho and the Butterflies by Joe McLellan and Matrine McLellan, illustrated by Jackie Traverse, design by Relish Design Studio, published by Pemmican Publications
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery: Guide to the Collections, edited by Stephen Borys, design by Lisa Friesen, photography by Ernest Mayer, published by Winnipeg Art Gallery

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award

  • A Criminal to Remember by Michael Van Rooy published by Turnstone Press
  • Baldur’s Song by David Arnason published by Turnstone Press
  • The Matter with Morris by David Bergen published by Harper Collins
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery: Guide to the Collections published by the Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age by Jim Blanchard published by University of Manitoba 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

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer

  • Michelle Elrick
  • Ken Kowal
  • Kerry Ryan

Manuela Dias Book Design of the Year

  • A Dog’s Breakfast: A Chefs Guide to Healthy Home Cooking for Your Favorite Pooch by Jess Young, design by Relish Design Studio, published by Great Plains Publications
  • Maple Leaf Rag by Kaie Kellough, cover design by Branden Douglas, design by Relish design Studio, published by Arbeiter Ring Publishing
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery: Guide to the Collections, edited by Stephen Borys, design by Lisa Friesen, photography by Ernest Mayer, published by the Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

  • Autumn, One Spring by Patti Grayson, published by Turnstone Press
  • Baldur’s Song by David Arnason, published by Turnstone Press
  • Curiosity by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • The Matter with Morris by David Bergen, published by Harper Collins
  • This Hidden Thing by Dora Dueck, published by CMU Press

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher

  • Autumn, One Spring by Patti Grayson, published by Turnstone Press
  • I Still Don’t Even Know You by Michelle Berry, published by Turnstone Press
  • Walking to Mojácar by Di Brandt, with translations by Charles Leblanc and Ari Belathar, published by Turnstone Press
  • Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age by Jim Blanchard, published by the University of Manitoba Press

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award: Older Category

  • Black Bottle Man by Craig Russell, published by Great Plains Teen Fiction
  • Ortega by Maureen Fergus, published by Kids Can Press
  • Queen of Hearts by Martha Brooks, published by Groundwood Books
  • Winter Shadows by Margaret Buffie, published by Tundra Books

Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault

  • L’arbre aux cÅ“urs, texte: France Adams, illustrations: Serge Salvador, Les éditions des Plaines
  • La belle ordure par Simone Chaput, Les Éditions du Blé
  • La forêt du langage par Jean Chicoine, Les éditions du Ble
  • Lointaines : nouvelles par Lise Gaboury-Diallo, Les éditions du Ble