2018 Manitoba Book Awards shortlist

Manitoba Book Awards shortlists announced!

(Le français suit l’anglais)

 

Winnipeg – The Manitoba Writers’ Guild, with the assistance of the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, would like to announce the shortlists for the upcoming Manitoba Book Awards.

The awards ceremony, hosted by CTV personality Rachel Lagacé, will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Robert B. Schultz Theatre (91 Ralph Campbell Rd.) at the University of Manitoba’s St. John’s College. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the ceremony starting at 7:00 p.m.

The event is organized by the Manitoba Writers’ Guild. Tickets are $10 plus fees and can be purchased through Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/manitoba-book-awardsgala-tickets-45036178422

Please note that the Beatrice Mosionier Indigenous Writer of the Year Award/ Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivaine ou l’écrivain autochtone de l’année has been held over until next year.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

SHORTLISTS 

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de poésie

Comma by Jennifer Still, published by Book*hug

Empreintes de Lise Gaboury-Diallo, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

Iolaire by Karen Clavelle, published by Turnstone Press

Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems by Ted Landrum, published by Signature Editions

The Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards/Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en édition

Book Design

Children Shouldn’t Use Knives and Other Tales by Shirley Camia, cover and interior design by Matthew Stevens and Shirley Camia, illustrations by Cindy Mochizuki, published by At Bay Press

No Man’s Land: The Life and Art of Mary Riter Hamilton by Kathryn A. Young and Sarah M. McKinnon, cover and interior design by Jess Koroscil, published by University of Manitoba Press

Spirit of a Hundred Thousand Dead Animals by Jim Nason, cover design by Terry Gallagher of Doowah Design, interior design by Melody Morrissette, published by Signature Editions

Strangers – Book 1 of The Reckoner Series by David A. Robertson, cover and interior design by Relish New Brand Experience, cover art and illustrations by Peter Diamond, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press

Children’s Illustration

Hidden Friends: Baapi and the Memegwesiwak by Kimberly Kakegamic, cover, interior design, and illustrations by Rosalyn Boucha, published by Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc.

Monster Truck Buck by Dan O’Dell, illustrations by Jason Doll, published by Peanut Butter Press

Where Do Sticky Buns Come From? by Jon McPhail, design and illustration by Jonathan Dyck, published by Jonnies Sticky Buns Inc.

General Illustration

Astana: Architecture, Myth, and Destiny by Frank Albo, cover and interior design by Hayden Sundmark, published by Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom

Ningiukulu Teevee by Darlene Coward Wight, cover and interior design by Lisa Friesen of Ninth and May Design Co., published by Winnipeg Art Gallery

The North End Revisited: Photographs by John Paskievich by John Paskievich, cover and interior design by FrankReimer, photography by John Paskievich, published by University of Manitoba Press

Portraits of the North by Gerald Kuehl, cover design by Dave Maddocks of Shine Branding, illustrations by Gerald Kuehl, published by Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom

Warehouse Journal 26, edited and designed by Melinda Dao and Emily Warsza, published by the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Architecture

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher/Prix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

#IndianLovePoems by Tenille K. Campbell, cover design by Doowah Design, cover photo by sweetmoon photography, published by Signature Editions

From the Tundra to the Trenches by Eddy Weetaltuk, interior design by Jess Koroscil, cover design by Mike Carroll, published by University of Manitoba Press

Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World’s Greatest Lake by Bill Redekop, interior and cover design by Lisa Friesen of Ninth and May Design Co., published by Heartland Associates Inc.

Iolaire by Karen Clavelle, interior and cover design by Jamis Paulson, published
by Turnstone Press

The North End Revisited: Photographs by John Paskievich by John Paskievich, cover and interior design by Frank Reimer, photography by John Paskievich, published by University of Manitoba Press

Pemmican Wars: A Girl Called Echo; Volume 1 by Katherena Vermette, interior and cover design by Relish New Brand Experience, artwork by Scott B. Henderson, colour by Donovan Yaciuk, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press

Snacks: A Canadian Food History by Janis Thiessen, interior design by Jess Koroscil, cover design by David Drummond, published by University of Manitoba Press

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction/Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais

The Best of All Possible Worlds: Reflections on the Interlake by David Arnason,published by Turnstone Press

Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World’s Greatest Lake by Bill Redekop, published by Heartland Associates Inc.

Portraits of the North by Gerald Kuehl, published by Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom

Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists by Margo Goodhand, published by Fernwood Publishing

Snacks: A Canadian Food History by Janis Thiessen, published by University of Manitoba Press

The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen by Hope Nicholson, published by Quirk Books

Threads in the Sash: The Story of the Métis People by Fred J. Shore, published by Pemmican Publications

The Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

Grandmother, Laughing by Armin Wiebe, published by Turnstone Press

Once More with Feeling by Méira Cook, published by House of Anansi Press

The Water Beetles by Michael Kaan, published by Goose Lane Editions

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award/Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg 

Green Blankstein Russell and Associates: An Architectural Legacy by Jeffrey Thorsteinson and Brennan Smith, published by Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World’s Greatest Lake by Bill Redekop, published by Heartland Associates Inc.

The North End Revisited: Photographs by John Paskievich by John Paskievich, published by University of Manitoba Press

Once More with Feeling by Méira Cook, published by House of Anansi Press

Visual Celebrations II / Célébrations Visuelles II by Patricia Bovey and Leona Herzog, published by Hôpital St-Boniface Hospital

The Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction

The Bootlegger’s Confession by Allan Levine, published by Ravenstone Press, an imprint of Turnstone Press

Fragment by Craig Russell, published by Thistledown Press

The Mermaid’s Tale by D.G. Valdron, published by Five River Publishing

Strangers – Book 1 of The Reckoner Series by David A. Robertson, published by  HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer/Prix John-Hirsch pour l’écrivain manitobain le plus prometteur

Karen Clavelle

Anne Mahon

Craig Terlson

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

Astana: Architecture, Myth, and Destiny by Frank Albo, published by Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom

Portraits of the North by Gerald Kuehl, published by Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom

Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists by Margo Goodhand, published by Fernwood Publishing

The Water Beetles by Michael Kaan, published by Goose Lane Editions

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Awards

Older Category

Blood Brothers by Colleen Nelson, published by Dundurn Press

Strangers – Book 1 of The Reckoner Series by David A. Robertson, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press

Thistlewood by Donna Chubaty, published by Grasmere Publishing

Younger Category

The Sockeye Mother by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett David Huson) and illustrated by Natasha Donovan, published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press

Sweet without Sugar by Tamika Reid, published by Tamika Reid

Where Do Sticky Buns Come From? by Jon McPhail, published by Jonnies Sticky Buns Inc.

McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award

Once More with Feeling by Méira Cook, published by House of Anansi Press

Portraits of the North by Gerald Kuehl, published by Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom

Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists by Margo Goodhand, published by Fernwood Publishing

Snacks: A Canadian Food History by Janis Thiessen, published by University of Manitoba Press

The Water Beetles by Michael Kaan, published by Goose Lane Editions

The Manitoba Book Awards thanks the following sponsors for their generous support: 

Sponsors:

Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada

Friesens Corporation

Manitoba Arts Council | Conseil des arts du Manitoba

Manitoba Foundation for the Arts | Fondation manitobaine pour les arts

McNally Robinson Booksellers

Prairie Fire Press

Province of Manitoba, Department of Sport, Culture and Heritage

University of Manitoba: Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture

Winnipeg Arts Council | Conseil des arts de Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Foundation

The Winnipeg International Writers Festival

 

For more information about the Manitoba Book Awards, please contact:

Susan Rocan, chair
Manitoba Writers’ Guild
Ph: 204-944-8013
Email: manitobawritersguild3@gmail.com

 

Voici les listes des candidats et candidates sélectionnés
pour les Prix du livre du Manitoba!

Winnipeg — Ayant compté sur l’aide de l’Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, la Manitoba Writers’ Guild est heureuse de présenter les listes des candidats et candidates sélectionnés pour les Prix du livre du Manitoba.

Animée par Rachel Lagacé, journaliste vedette du réseau CTV, la cérémonie de remise des prix aura lieu le vendredi 15 juin 2018 au Robert B. Schultz Theatre (91, chemin Ralph Campbell) au Collège St. John’s de l’Université du Manitoba. Les portes ouvriront à 18 h 30 et la cérémonie débutera à 19 h.

L’événement est organisé par la Manitoba Writers’ Guild. Les billets d’entrée coûtent 10 $ (plus les frais administratifs) et ils sont en vente sur le site Web Eventbrite à l’adresse suivante : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/manitoba-book-awards-gala-tickets-45036178422.

Veuillez prendre note que la remise du Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivaine ou l’écrivain autochtone de l’année a été reportée à l’an prochain.

Toutes nos félicitations aux candidats et candidates sélectionnés!

LISTES des candidats et candidates sélectionnés

Prix Lansdowne de poésie

  • Comma de Jennifer Still, publié par Book*hug.
  • Empreintes de Lise Gaboury-Diallo, publié par Les Éditions du Blé.
  • Iolaire de Karen Clavelle, publié par Turnstone Press.
  • Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems de Ted Landrum, publié par Signature Editions.

Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en édition 

Conception graphique

  • Children Shouldn’t Use Knives and Other Tales de Shirley Camia, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Matthew Stevens et Shirley Camia, illustrations de Cindy Mochizuki, publié par At Bay Press.
  • No Man’s Land: The Life and Art of Mary Riter Hamilton de Kathryn A. Young et Sarah M. McKinnon, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Jess Koroscil, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • Spirit of a Hundred Thousand Dead Animals de Jim Nason, conception de la couverture de Terry Gallagher à Doowah Design, conception des pages intérieures de Melody Morrissette, publié par Signature Editions.
  • Strangers – Book 1 of The Reckoner Series de David A. Robertson, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Relish New Brand Experience, dessin de couverture et illustrations de Peter Diamond, publié par HighWater Press, une marque de Portage & Main Press. 

Illustrations pour enfants

  • Hidden Friends: Baapi and the Memegwesiwak de Kimberly Kakegamic, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures et illustrations de Rosalyn Boucha, publié par Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc.
  • Monster Truck Buck de Dan O’Dell, illustrations de Jason Doll, publié par Peanut Butter Press.
  • Where Do Sticky Buns Come From? de Jon McPhail, conception et illustration de Jonathan Dyck, publié par Jonnies Sticky Buns Inc.

Illustrations générales

  • Astana: Architecture, Myth, and Destinyde Frank Albo, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Hayden Sundmark, publié par Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom.
  • Ningiukulu Teevee de Darlene Coward Wight, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Lisa Friesen à Ninth and May Design Co., publié par le Musée des beaux-arts de Winnipeg.
  • The North End Revisited: Photographs by John Paskievich de John Paskievich, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Frank Reimer, photographies de John Paskievich, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • Portraits of the North de Gerald Kuehl, conception de la couverture de Dave Maddocks à Shine Branding, illustrations de Gerald Kuehl, publié par Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom.
  • Warehouse Journal 26, édité et conçu par Melinda Dao et Emily Warsza, publié par la Faculté d’architecture de l’Université du Manitoba.

Prix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

  • #IndianLovePoems de Tenille K. Campbell, conception de la couverture de Doowah Design, photo de la couverture de sweetmoon photography, publié par Signature Editions.
  • From the Tundra to the Trenches de Eddy Weetaltuk, conception des pages intérieures de Jess Koroscil, conception de la couverture de Mike Carroll, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World’s Greatest Lake de Bill Redekop, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Lisa Friesen à Ninth and May Design Co., publié par Heartland Associates Inc.
  • Iolaire de Karen Clavelle, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Jamis Paulson, publié par Turnstone Press.
  • The North End Revisited: Photographs by John Paskievich de John Paskievich, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Frank Reimer, photographies de John Paskievich, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • Pemmican Wars: A Girl Called Echo; Volume 1 de Katherena Vermette, conception de la couverture et des pages intérieures de Relish New Brand Experience, dessins de Scott B. Henderson, couleur de Donovan Yaciuk, publié par HighWater Press, une marque de Portage & Main Press.
  • Snacks: A Canadian Food History de Janis Thiessen, conception des pages intérieures de Jess Koroscil, conception de la couverture de David Drummond, publié par University of Manitoba Press.

Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais

  • The Best of All Possible Worlds: Reflections on the Interlake de David Arnason, publié par Turnstone Press.
  • Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World’s Greatest Lake de Bill Redekop, publié par Heartland Associates Inc.
  • Portraits of the North de Gerald Kuehl, publié par Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom.
  • Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists de Margo Goodhand, publié par Fernwood Publishing.
  • Snacks: A Canadian Food History de Janis Thiessen, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen de Hope Nicholson, publié par Quirk Books.
  • Threads in the Sash: The Story of the Métis People de Fred J. Shore, publié par Pemmican Publications.

Prix Margaret Laurence pour les œuvres de fiction

  • Grandmother, Laughing de Armin Wiebe, publié par Turnstone Press.
  • Once More with Feeling de Méira Cook, publié par House of Anansi Press.
  • The Water Beetles de Michael Kaan, publié par Goose Lane Editions.

Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la Ville de Winnipeg

  • Green Blankstein Russell and Associates: An Architectural Legacy de Jeffrey Thorsteinson et Brennan Smith, publié par la Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.
  • Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World’s Greatest Lake de Bill Redekop, publié par Heartland Associates Inc.
  • The North End Revisited: Photographs by John Paskievich de John Paskievich, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • Once More with Feeling de Méira Cook, publié par House of Anansi Press.
  • Visual Celebrations II / Célébrations Visuelles II de Patricia Bovey et Leona Herzog, publié par Hôpital Saint-Boniface.

Prix Michael-Van-Rooy pour les œuvres de fiction de genre

  • The Bootlegger’s Confession de Allan Levine, publié par Ravenstone Press, une marque de Turnstone Press.
  • Fragment de Craig Russell, publié par Thistledown Press.
  • The Mermaid’s Tale de D.G. Valdron, publié par Five River Publishing.
  • Strangers – Book 1 of The Reckoner Series de David A. Robertson, publié par HighWater Press, une marque de Portage & Main Press.

Prix John-Hirsch pour l’écrivain manitobain le plus prometteur

  • Karen Clavelle
  • Anne Mahon
  • Craig Terlson

Prix Eileen-McTavish-Sykes pour le meilleur premier livre

  • Astana: Architecture, Myth, and Destinyde Frank Albo, publié par Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom.
  • Portraits of the North de Gerald Kuehl, publié par Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom.
  • Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists de Margo Goodhand, publié par Fernwood Publishing.
  • The Water Beetles de Michael Kaan, publié par Goose Lane Editions.

Prix McNally-Robinson du livre pour les jeunes

Adolescents

  • Blood Brothers de Colleen Nelson, publié par Dundurn Press.
  • Strangers – Book 1 of The Reckoner Series de David A. Robertson, publié par HighWater Press, une marque de Portage & Main Press.
  • Thistlewood de Donna Chubaty, publié par Grasmere Publishing.

Enfants

  • The Sockeye Mother de Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett David Huson), illustrations de Natasha Donovan, publié par HighWater Press, une marque de Portage & Main Press.
  • Sweet without Sugar de Tamika Reid, publié par Tamika Reid.
  • Where Do Sticky Buns Come From? de Jon McPhail, publié par Jonnies Sticky Buns Inc.

Prix McNally-Robinson du livre de l’année

  • Once More with Feeling de Méira Cook, publié par House of Anansi Press.
  • Portraits of the North de Gerald Kuehl, publié par Les Éditions des Plaines/Vidacom.
  • Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists de Margo Goodhand, publié par Fernwood Publishing.
  • Snacks: A Canadian Food History de Janis Thiessen, publié par University of Manitoba Press.
  • The Water Beetles de Michael Kaan, publié par Goose Lane Editions.

Les organisateurs des Prix du livre du Manitoba tiennent à remercier les organismes suivants de leur soutien généreux :

Conseil des arts du Canada

Friesens Corporation

Conseil des arts du Manitoba

Fondation manitobaine pour les arts

McNally Robinson Booksellers

Prairie Fire Press

Province du Manitoba, ministère du Sport, de la Culture et du Patrimoine

Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture de l’Université du Manitoba

Conseil des arts de Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Foundation

Festival international des écrivains de Winnipeg

 

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