May 18, 2017
(Halifax, NS) 2017 Atlantic Book Awards Winners Announced
The ten winners of the 2017 Atlantic Book Awards were announced Thursday night in a gala ceremony held in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library. Hosted by CBC Radio’s Angela Antle in a bilingual ceremony, the Awards concluded this year’s Festival, which ran from May 11-19 in all four Atlantic Provinces. Thanks to a new industry initiative East Bound: Talking Atlantic Books, organized with the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association (May 17-19) and supported by all four Atlantic Provinces, the Gala’s attendance was augmented by booksellers, festival programmers and book media from across Canada.