Congratulations to Jeffrey John Eyamie, Andrew Unger, and Sarah Ens for their 2021 Manitoba Book Award Nominations.
Still Me: A Golf Tragedy in 18 Parts by Jeffrey John Eyamie, is nominated for Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction. (Also nominated in this category are Here the Dark by David Bergen, published by Biblioasis, Kate Wake by Mariianne Mays Wiebe, published by DC Books, My Claustrophobic Happiness by Jeanne Randolph, published by ARP Books, The Lightning of Possible Storms by Jonathan Ball, published by Book*hug Press.)
Once Removed by Andrew Unger, is nominated for the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book. (Also nominated in this category are A Strange Kind of Comfort by Gaylene Dutchyshen, published by Dundurn Press, Heart Broken: Our Family’s Story of Surviving Medical Tragedy by Donald Lepp, published by Word Alive Press, Tablet Fragments by Tamar Rubin, published by Signature Editions, and The Case of Windy Lake A Mighty Muskrats Mystery by Michael Hutchinson, published by Second Story Press.)
The World is Mostly Sky by Sarah Ens, is nominated for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award. (Also nominated in this category are Black Water: Family, Legacy, and Blood Memory by David A. Robertson, published by HarperCollins, Dragonfly by Lara Rae, published by J. Gordon Shillingford, Here the Dark by David Bergen, published by Biblioasis, My Claustrophobic Happiness by Jeanne Randolph, published by ARP Books, Tablet Fragments by Tamar Rubin, published by Signature Editions.)
Congratulations to all the nominees.
The ongoing pandemic has cancelled in-person celebrations and the annual book awards gala. Winners will be announced via Manitoba Book Awards social media on May 20, 2021. For more information on the Manitoba Book Awards please visit the Manitoba Book Awards website at www.manitobabookawards.ca.