2014 East Coast Literary Awards shortlist unveiled

The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia has announced the shortlist for the 2014 East Coast Literary Awards. Here are the nominees:

J. M. Abraham Poetry Award:
Mary Dalton (NL), Hooking (Signal Editions)
Don Domanski (NS), Bite Down Little Whisper (Brick Books)
Sue Goyette (NS), Ocean (Gaspereau Press)

Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award:
John DeMont (NS), A Good Day’s Work (Doubleday)
Richard Foot (NS), Driven (Goose Lane)
Stephen Kimber (NS), What Lies Across the Water (Fernwood)

Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award:
Shashi Bhat (NS), The Family Took Shape (Cormorant Books)
Ed Kavanagh (NL), Strays (Killick Press)
William Kowalski (NS), The Hundred Hearts (Dundurn)

Winners will be announced at the East Coast Literary Awards presentation in Halifax on September 20.

Learn more about the awards and this year’s nominees on the Writers’ Federation’s website.

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