16 Mar

2015 Atlantic Book Awards and Festival Short -List Announcement!

The 2015 Atlantic Book Awards season will officially begin on Tuesday, April 7 with the announcement of the shortlists for this year’s eight participating awards.  Be among the first to share this exciting news and attend our kick-off event in Paul O’Regan Hall at the new Halifax Central Library at 7 pm,  Tuesday, April 7.  The evening will also feature a panel of outstanding Atlantic writers in conversation, including Valerie Compton and Ami McKay.  Tickets are $12 at the door.

Writers in Conversation: Jon Tattrie with Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod & Ami McKay

With a special presentation by Dalhousie University Creative Writing students with Shandi Mitchell

Atlantic Book Awards and Festival 2015  – May 7-14.

This year’s Festival will feature events with our shortlisted authors and illustrators in all four Atlantic Provinces. Watch this space for the full schedule of events as soon as the shortlists are announced on April 7.


The 2015 Atlantic Book Awards Gala will be held Thursday, May 14 at 7 pm in the Alderney Landing Theatre, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  Tickets will be 20.00, and the evening will also feature a great silent auction and opportunities to buy copies of all shortlisted books.  You won’t want to miss it!  Watch this space for more details!