2020 Atlantic Book Awards Winners

1. Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction

Nosy White Woman by Martha Wilson (Biblioasis)

2.  Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature

Everybody’s Different on EveryBody Street, by Sheree Fitch (Nimbus Publishing)

3.  Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly WritingSponsored by Marquis Book Printing

Truth and Conviction:  Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mik’kmaw Quest for Justice by L. Jane McMillan (UBC Press)

4.  Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association’s Best Atlantic-Published Book Award, Sponsored by Friesens Corporation

Breakwater Books for Almost Feral by Gemma Hickey

5.  Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing

Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers:  Canadian Internment Camp B, 1940-1945 by Andrew Theobald (Goose Lane Editions)

6.  Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award

Daughter of Family G:  A Memoir of Cancer Genes, Love and Fate by Ami McKay (Knopf Canada)

7.  Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction), presented by BoyneClarke LLP

The Difference, by Marina Endicott (Knopf Canada)

8.  J.M. Abraham Poetry Award

Belated Bris of the Brainsick by Lucas Crawford (Nightwood Editions)

9.  Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration

Sydney Smith for Small in the City, written by Sydney Smith (Groundwood Books)

10.  Margaret and John Savage First Book Award (fiction), Sponsored by the family of John and Margaret Savage and Royden Trainor

Crow by Amy Spurway (Goose Lane Editions)

11. Margaret and John Savage First Book Award – (Non-Fiction) sponsored by Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission, Weed Man Maritimes, Heritage House Law Office, I Love Renovations and Simply Sage Solutions

Almost Feral by Gemma Hickey, (Breakwater Books)

12.  The Robbie Robertson Dartmouth Book Award (Non-Fiction), Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Dartmouth

Daughter of Family G:  A Memoir of Cancer Genes, Love and Fate by Ami McKay (Knopf Canada)

13.  Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award

The Innocents by Michael Crummey (Doubleday Canada)