Michael Crummey, Jessica Grant and Lisa Moore are the three finalists for the 2010 Winterset Award, the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council announced. Crummey, who won the award in 2001 for his debut novel River Thieves, is a finalist for Galore (Doubleday Canada). Grant is nominated for Come, Thou Tortoise (Knopf). And Moore, a two-time finalist for the Giller prize, is nominated for February (Anansi).
Mar-04-10 - 12:46
AMAZON FIRST NOVEL AWARD
Congratulations to Damian Tarnopolsky, Goya's Dog (Penguin), and to Jessica Grant, Come, Thou Tortoise (Knopf), who both made this years' shortlist!
Mar-04-10 - 08:38
ATLANTIC BOOK AWARDS
The shortlists for the 2010 Atlantic Book Awards have been announced. Congratulations to Michael Crummey whose novel Galore (Doubleday Canada) has been nominated for the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award as well as the Atlantic Independent Booksellers’ Choice Award. David Adams Richards has also been nominated for the Atlantic Independent Booksellers’ Choice Award for, God Is (Doubleday Canada). And another congratulations goes out to Stephen Kimber, author of IWK: A Century of Caring for Families (Nimbus Publishing), nominated for the Dartmouth Book Award for non-fiction.
Mar-02-10 - 02:02
TODD BABIAK ON TOUR
Todd Babiak was promoting TOBY: A MAN in Canada this week with successful events in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary! He also had fantastic interviews on shows including Breakfast Television, CBC Radio’s “Q,” “The Next Chapter,” and “Daybreak Alberta”