UWinnipeg writers nominated for the 2016 Manitoba Book Awards

The University of Winnipeg would like to congratulate all of the fine writers nominated for the 2016 Manitoba Book Awards. UWinnipeg is also celebrating a number of faculty and staff members who have earned nominations this year for their work, including Dr. Catherine Hunter, Dr. Shauna MacKinnon, and Wab Kinew, who have made the short-list. The winners will be announced at The Manitoba Book Awards Gala on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Downtown, Ambassador Ballroom.

The list of the nominated books and their UWinnipeg writers:

After Light, book cover, photo supplied

After Light, book cover, photo supplied

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

After Light by Catherine Hunter, cover design by Doowah Design, published by Signature Editions

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction
After Light by Catherine Hunter, published by Signature Editions

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

After Light by Catherine Hunter, published by Signature Editions

McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award
After Light
by Catherine Hunter, published by Signature Editions

 


The Reason You Walkby Wab Kinew, book cover, photo supplied

The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew, book cover, photo supplied

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award
The Reason You Walk
by Wab Kinew, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Canada 

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

The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Canada

McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award
The Reason You Walk
by Wab Kinew, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Canada Books Inc.

 

 

 

 

Decolonizing Employment: Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada’s Labour Market by Shauna MacKinnon, book cover, photo supplied

Decolonizing Employment: Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada’s Labour Market by Shauna MacKinnon, book cover, photo supplied

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

Decolonizing Employment: Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada’s Labour Market by Shauna MacKinnon, published by University of Manitoba Press

For a complete list of nominations please visit Manitoba Book Awards 

MEDIA CONTACT
Naniece Ibrahim, Communications Officer, The University of Winnipeg
P: 204.988.7130, E: n.ibrahim@uwinnipeg.ca

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