Manitoba Book Awards Shortlists Announced

By U of M Press

The much anticipated Manitoba Book Award shortlists have been announced. Among the exceptional Manitoba books are a number of this year’s UMP titles.

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction

Shauna MacKinnon’s Decolonizing Employment: Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada’s Labour Market

Andrew Woolford’s This Benevolent Experiment: Indigenous Boarding Schools, Genocide, and Redress in Canada and the United States

Stefan Epp-Koop’s We’re Going to Run This City: Winnipeg’s Political Left after the General Strike

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book By a Manitoba Publisher

Indigenous Men and Masculinities: Legacies, Identities, Regeneration by Robert Alexander Innes and Kim Anderson, cover photo by Thosh Collins, cover design by Marvin Harder, interior design by Karen Armstrong Graphic Design

Life Among the Qallunaat by Mini Aodla Freeman, edited and with an afterward by Keavy Martin and Julie Rak, with Norma Dunning, cover design by Mike Carroll, interior design by Jess Koroscil

McNally Robinson Book of The Year Award

Stefan Epp-Koop’s We’re Going to Run This City: Winnipeg’s Political Left after the General Strike

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer

Chantal Fiola’s Rekindling the Sacred Fire: Métis Ancestry and Anishinaabe Spirituality

Beatrice Mosionier Award for Aboriginal Writer of the Year

Chantal Fiola’s Rekindling the Sacred Fire: Métis Ancestry and Anishinaabe Spirituality

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award

Stefan Epp-Koop’s We’re Going to Run This City: Winnipeg’s Political Left after the General Strike

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

Stefan Epp-Koop’s We’re Going to Run This City: Winnipeg’s Political Left after the General Strike

Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards (Design Category)

The Idea of a Human Rights Museum edited by Karen Busby, Adam Muller and Andrew Woolford , cover and interior design by Jess Koroscil

The awards will be presented on April 30th, 7-10 pm, at the Radisson Hotel’s Ambassador Ballroom.

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Posted on
April 8th 2016
at 9:31am