Dartmouth Book Awards

Dartmouth Book Awards Night 2


The Dartmouth Book Awards invites you to celebrate over 25 Years of celebrating writing excellence in Nova Scotia with a free evening of words & music featuring host Stephanie Domet reading from Fallsy Downsies; Mayor Michael Savage; poet laureate El Jones, music by Scottie Penton & The Cheap Gang,  Bruce MacNab reading from Metamorphosis.Supported by Dartmouth Kiwanis Club, BoyneClarke LLP, Collins Barrow, DDBC, Weed Man, & Friends of the Dartmouth Book Awards

Past Dartmouth Book Award winnering books including titles by Stephen Kimber, Lesley Choyce, Silver Donald Cameron and Ann-Marie MacDonald.

The Dartmouth Book Awards: 25 years and counting


The Dartmouth Book Awards honour the region’s best writers “Toronto had one. Ottawa had one. Why not a book award in Dartmouth?” That was the question Paul Robinson asked himself 27 years ago—and Robinson, an arts supporter and passionate community advocate, is not the type to let a good idea go unrealized. To that end, he set about to bring allies and sponsors on board, and…