The Atlantic Book Awards are an annual bonanza of 11 separate books awards, meant to represent the best of east coast Canada’s literary offerings, and cover many genres, from fiction to non-fiction, down to short fiction, history, poetry and children’s.
This year, as with last year, 5 locals are up for various awards, including an Overcast contributor (this year; Eva Crocker).
The Awards will be given out in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, on Thursday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction
Scars and other Stories
By Don Aker
By Eva Crocker
By David Huebert
Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature
By Charis Cotter
Polly MacCauley’s Finest Divinest, Wooliest Gift of All
By Sheree Fitch
The Memory Chair
By Susan White
J.M. Abraham Poetry Award
Everything We’ve Loved Comes Back to Find Us
By Allan Cooper
I’d Write the Sea Like a Parlour Game
By Alison Dyer
All the Names Between
By Julia McCarthy
Margaret and John Savage First Book Award – Fiction
The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes
By Bridget Canning
All is Beauty Now
By Sarah Faber
Crying for the Moon
By Mary Walsh
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