Ending the year on a winning note

Looking back on a great year in books, we wanted to highlight some local award-winners. Check out these local authors and illustrators who received Atlantic Books Awards in 2015.

 

Linden MacIntyre at ABAs
Linden MacIntyre accepts the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction) for his novel, Punishment, at the 2015 Atlantic Book Awards gala.

Looking back on a great year in books, we wanted to highlight some local award-winners. Check out these local authors and illustrators who received Atlantic Books Awards in 2015.

End of the Line

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature
The End of the Line, by Sharon E. McKay, published by Annick Press Ltd.

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Island Kitchen NEW

Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association’s Best Atlantic-Published Book Award
Creative Book Publishing for Island Kitchen: An Ode to Newfoundland by Chef Mark McCrowe with Sasha Okshevsky

Read more here.

Fire in the Belly

The Robbie Robertson Dartmouth Book Award (Non-Fiction)
Fire in the Belly: How Purdy Crawford rescued Canada, and changed the way we do business by Gordon Pitts, published by Nimbus Publishing

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Equal as Citizens

Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing
Equal as Citizens: The Tumultuous and Troubled History of a Great Canadian Idea by Richard Starr, published by Formac Publishing Company Ltd.

Perished

Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing
Perished: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster, by Jenny Higgins, published by Boulder Publications

Punishment

Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction)
Punishment, by Linden MacIntyre, published by Random House Canada

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Music is for Everyone

Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration
Sydney Smith for Music is for Everyone, written by Jill Barber, published by Nimbus Publishing

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Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome Megan Gail Coles

Margaret and John Savage First Book Award
Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome: stories by Megan Gail Coles, published by Creative Book Publishing

Read more here.

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Lauren d'Entremont is the managing editor of Atlantic Books Today. Originally from Amherst, NS, she currently lives, writes, and edits in Halifax.

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