2017 Atlantic Book Awards Shortlist

Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction
Bad Things Happen
By Kris Bertin
Publisher: Biblioasis

Four-Letter Words
By Chad Pelley
Publisher: Breakwater Books

Willem De Kooning’s Paintbrush
By Kerry Lee Powell
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature
Into the Wasteland
By Lesley Choyce
Publisher: Red Deer Press

Flannery
By Lisa Moore
Publisher: Groundwood Books

Rain Shadow
By Valerie Sherrard
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Sponsored by Marquis Book Printing
Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control
By Alex Marland
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press

The Vigilant Eye: Policing in Canada from 1867 to 9/11
By Greg Marquis
Publisher: Fernwood Publishing

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life
By Erin Wunker
Publisher: Bookthug

Robbie Robertson Dartmouth Book Award (Non-fiction), Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Dartmouth
Sable Island in Black and White
By Jill Martin Bouteillier
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing

Written in the Ruins: Cape Breton Island’s Second Pre-Columbian Chinese Settlement
By Paul Chiasson
Publisher: Dundurn Press

Viola Desmond’s Canada: A History of Blacks and Racial Segregation in the Promised Land
By Graham Reynolds with Wanda Robson
Publisher: Fernwood Publishing

Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing
Sable Island in Black and White
By Jill Martin Bouteillier
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing

New London: The Lost Dream
By John Cousins
Publisher: Island Studies Press

Conflicted Colony: Critical Episodes in Nineteenth Century Newfoundland and Labrador
By Kurt Korneski
Publisher: McGill-Queen’s University Press

Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction), presented by Boyne Clarke LLP
Advocate
By Darren Greer
Publisher: Cormorant Books

Disposable Souls
By Phonse Jessome
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing/Vagrant Press

The Clay Girl
By Heather Tucker
Publisher: ECW Press

Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration
Illustrator: François Dimberton
Histoire de Galet
(Written by Marie Cadieux)
Publisher: Bouton d’or Acadie

Illustrator: Josée Bisaillon
The Snow Knows
(Written by Jennifer McGrath)
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing

Illustrator: Suzanne Del Rizzo
Sky Pig
(Written by Jan L. Coates)
Publisher: Pajama Press

Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, sponsored by Collins Barrow LLP, Weed Man Maritimes, and the family of John and Margaret Savage
Turmoil, as Usual: Politics in Newfoundland and Labrador and the road to the 2015 Election
By James McLeod
Publisher: Creative Book Publishing

I’m Not What I Seem: The many stories of Rita MacNeil’s life
By Charlie Rhindress
Publisher: Formac Publishing

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life
By Erin Wunker
Publisher: Bookthug

Prix Alistair MacLeod pour recueil de nouvelles 
Bad Things Happen
De Kris Bertin
Biblioasis

Four-Letter Words
De Chad Pelley
Breakwater Books

Willem De Kooning’s Paintbrush
De Kerry Lee Powell
HarperCollins Canada

Prix Ann Connor Brimer pour la littérature pour enfants
Into the Wasteland
De Lesley Choyce
Red Deer Press

Flannery
De Lisa Moore
Groundwood Books

Rain Shadow
De Valerie Sherrard
Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Prix littéraire de l’Atlantique pour publication scientifique, parrainé par Marquis Book Printing
Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control
De Alex Marland
University of British Columbia Press

The Vigilant Eye: Policing in Canada from 1867 to 9/11
De Greg Marquis
Fernwood Publishing

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life
De Erin Wunker
Bookthug

Prix littéraire de Dartmouth pour œuvre non romanesque (nommé en l’honneur de Robbie Robertson), présenté par le Club Kiwanis de Dartmouth
Sable Island in Black and White
De Jill Martin Bouteillier
Nimbus Publishing

Written in the Ruins: Cape Breton Island’s Second Pre-Columbian Chinese Settlement
De Paul Chiasson
Dundurn Press

Viola Desmond’s Canada: A History of Blacks and Racial Segregation in the Promised Land
De Graham Reynolds avec Wanda Robson
Fernwood Publishing

Prix littéraire de l’Atlantique Democracy 250 pour publication historique
Sable Island in Black and White
De Jill Martin Bouteillier
Nimbus Publishing

New London: The Lost Dream
De John Cousins
Island Studies Press

Conflicted Colony: Critical Episodes in Nineteenth Century Newfoundland and Labrador
De Kurt Korneski
McGill-Queen’s University Press

Prix littéraire de Dartmouth Jim Connors pour œuvre de fiction, présenté par Boyne Clarke, s.r.l.
Advocate
De Darren Greer
Cormorant Books

Disposable Souls
De Phonse Jessome
Nimbus Publishing/Vagrant Press

The Clay Girl
De Heather Tucker
ECW Press

Prix Lillian Shepherd pour l’excellence des illustrations
Illustrator: François Dimberton
Histoire de Galet
(De Marie Cadieux)
Publisher: Bouton d’or Acadie

Illustrator: Josée Bisaillon
The Snow Knows
(De Jennifer McGrath)
Nimbus Publishing

Illustrator: Suzanne Del Rizzo
Sky Pig
(De Jan L. Coates)
Pajama Press

Prix pour la première œuvre littéraire Margaret et John Savage, parrainé par
Collins Barrow, s.r.l., Weed Man Maritimes et la famille de John et de Margaret Savage
Turmoil, as Usual: Politics in Newfoundland and Labrador and the road to the 2015 Election
De James McLeod
Creative Book Publishing

I’m Not What I Seem: The many stories of Rita MacNeil’s life
De Charlie Rhindress
Formac Publishing

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life
De Erin Wunker
Bookthug