Award Season Continues!
University of Manitoba Press is pleased to announce that UMP titles have received multiple nominations for awards over the past few weeks.
Dale Barbour’s debut, Winnipeg Beach: Leisure and Courtship in a Resort Town, 1900-1967, was recently nominated for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award and the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award at the Manitoba Book Awards.
Winnipeg Beach was also nominated in the Local History category in the MHS’ Margaret McWilliams Awards.
John C. Lehr’s Community and Frontier: A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland is also a dual citizen when it comes to awards.
Lehr’s social and economic history of one of the oldest Ukrainian settlements in Western Canada was was nominated in the Scholarly History category in the McWilliams Awards and for the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction at the Manitoba Book Awards.
Finally, Howard Pawley’s Keep True: A Life in Politics was nominated in the Popular History category in the McWilliams Awards.