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.
Canadian authors telling Canadian stories; that's what we love. So naturally, we're thrilled to have a total of five books recognized on the Speaker’s Book Award shortlist. From biographies to current events, these are books that celebrate Ontarians making their mark in this province. Nominees for the Speaker’s Book Award include:
October 20, 2016 ― The woman who led the successful national campaign to have women depicted on Canadian money has been awarded the 2016 Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media (Pierre Berton Award). Merna Forster’s campaign resulted in a petition of more than 73,000 names and a commitment from the prime minister to feature a woman from Canadian history on bank notes in 2018.
Dundurn is pleased to announce that Nipissing: Historic Waterway, Wilderness Playground by Françoise Noël has been nominated for the 2016 Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award, to be awarded in mid-August, 2016.
Administered by the Ontario Library Service – North, this is an award that recognizes Northern authors.
Dundurn is pleased to announce that Catherine Macdonald’s Put on the Armour of Light has won the Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction, part of the Manitoba Book Awards. The winner was announced at a reception at the Ambassador Ballroom, Radisson Hotel, at 7pm April 30th in Winnipeg.
The temperatures outside may be dropping, but Dundurn Press is on fire with a myriad of award nominations and honours this season. Here are some recent highlights:
Dundurn Press Earns Four Heritage Toronto Book Award Nominations
TORONTO, ON (Sept 16) Dundurn is pleased to announce that four of its titles have been nominated for the 2015 Heritage Toronto Book Award: Riverdale: East of the Don by Elizabeth Gillan (Liz) Muir; Inside the Museums: Toronto’s Heritage Sites and Their Most Prized Objects by John Goddard; The History of Sunnybrook: Battle to Greatness by Francesca Grosso; and Lost Breweries of Toronto by Jordan St. John.