Two award nominations for Colleen Nelson’s Spin!

Two Award Nominations for Spin

Two award nominations for Colleen Nelson’s Spin!

Posted on July 2 by Dundurn Guest in Awards, Fiction, Recent Releases, Teens
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Dundurn Press is thrilled to congratulate YA author Colleen Nelson on receiving two award nominations! Spin, Nelson’s seventh novel for young adults, has been shortlisted for the 2021 Manitoba Young Readers Choice Northern Lights Award as well as the 2020 High Plains Book Award in the Young Adult category.

“[A] fast-paced, emotionally charged read” (Quill & Quire) Spin follows aspiring DJ Dizzy Doucette as she learns how to navigate life when her mother’s identity as a famous singer is revealed to the world. Based in Winnipeg, Colleen Nelson is a teacher and an award-winning YA author whose previous novels include Sadia, Blood Brothers, and Finding Hope. Congratulations to Colleen for her continued success!


Learn more about the Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award and the High Plains Book Award. And look for Colleen’s new YA novel, The Life and Deaths of Frankie D. coming out in Spring 2021.