Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

McGrath, Peacock take home 2015 Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards

McGrath, Peacock take home 2015 Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards

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In a ceremony at Government House in St. John’s Wednesday afternoon, poet Carmelita McGrath was named winner of the E.J. Pratt Award for Escape Velocity published by Goose Lane Editions. Retired veterinarian Andrew Peacock won the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award for Non-Fiction with his debut book Creatures of the Rock:A Veterinarian’s Adventures in Newfoundland published by Doubleday Canada. The wins represent a first for both well-established…

2014 Heritage and History Book Awards shortlists announced 

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Short lists for the 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards were released today in St. John’s. The Heritage and History Book Awards are given to works that exemplify excellence in the interpretation of the history and heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador. Alternating between works of fiction and children’s/young adult literature in even years, and non-fiction and poetry in alternate years, the shortlists are selected from among…