Stouffville-based YA author Jennifer Dance has won the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA) for her novel Hawk (2016). Hawk was chosen by a committee among 50+ submissions as the 2016 young adult book that best captures the spirit of humans’ relationship with nature.
Dundurn Press is thrilled that four of our authors have been nominated for the Arthur Ellis Awards this year! Sponsored by the Crime Writers of Canada, the awards honour the best in Canadian crime, mystery, detective, and thriller literature.
Wishful Seeing by Janet Kellough
Notley Nation by Sydney Sharpe and Don Braid has been nominated for the 2017 Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction, part of the Alberta Literary Awards administered by The Writers’ Guild of Alberta.
Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 10, 2017 in the Lister Centre at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
Salvage by Stephen Maher has been shortlisted for Best Paperback Original Novel for the ITW Thriller Awards. The 2017 ITW Thriller Award Winners will be announced at ThrillerFest XII, July 15, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt (New York City).
Written in the Ruins by Paul Chiasson has been nominated for the 2017 Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction, part of the Atlantic Book Awards. The Dartmouth Book Award honours books published which have contributed the most to the enjoyment and understanding of Nova Scotia and its people.
Acclaimed children’s author Philippa Dowding’s Myles and the Monster Outside has been named a finalist in the Saskatchewan Young Readers Choice Awards in the Diamond Willow Category. Myles is the second book in Dowding’s short fiction series Weird Stories Gone Wrong.
Wonderful news everyone! Lynda A. Archer's Tears in the Grass has been named a finalist in the Lesbian Fiction Category for the 29th annual Lambda Literary Awards. The Lambda Literary Awards celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer writing for books published in 2016.
Sault Ste. Marie-based author Nancy Scott has been nominated for a Gertrude H. Dyke Award for her work Lake Nipigon: Where the Great Lakes Begin.
The Gertrude H. Dyke Award recognizes the best popular full length book published about the history of Northwestern Ontario. This is one of the several awards that the Thunder Bay Museum gives every two years.
Just announced at the Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference, Alice Zorn’s stunning literary novel Five Roses has been nominated as a 2017 Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award official selection (a project of the Ontario Library Association).
Toronto-based author Doug Taylor has been nominated for a Theatre Library Association Book Award, which honours a work published during 2016 of exceptional scholarship in the field of recorded or broadcast performance.