2019 Atlantic Book Awards Winners

Alistair Macleod Prize for Short Fiction

Something for Everyone by Lisa Moore (House of Anansi Press)

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature

Catching the Light, by Susan Sinnott (Vagrant Press – A Nimbus imprint)

Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly WritingSponsored by Marquis Book Printing

There’s Something in the Water:  Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities by Ingrid R. G. Waldron (Fernwood Publishing)

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

Boulder Books for Saltwater Mittens from the Island of Newfoundland:  More than 20 heritage designs to knit by Christine LeGrow and Shirley A. Scott

Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing

Where Duty Lies:  A New Brunswick Soldier in the Trenches of World War 1, by John Cunningham (Pottersfield Press)

Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award

Notes for the Everlost:  A Field Guide to Grief by Kate Inglis (Shambhala Publications)

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

A Circle on the Surface, by Carol Bruneau (Vagrant Press – a Nimbus imprint)

J.M. Abraham Poetry Award

This Kind of Thinking Does No Good by Alison Smith (Gaspereau Press)

Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration

Eva Campbell for Africville, written by Shauntay Grant (Groundwood Books)

Margaret and John Savage First Book Award (Fiction), Sponsored by Royden Trainor, Weed Man Maritimes and the family of John and Margaret Savage

In the Wake by Nicola Davison (Vagrant Press – a Nimbus imprint)

Margaret and John Savage First Book Award – Non-Fiction sponsored by Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission, Sensor Technology Ltd., Heritage House Law Office, I Love Renovations and Simple Sage Solutions

Son of a Critch:  A Childish Newfoundland Memoir by Mark Critch (Viking Canada)

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

The Blind Mechanic:  The Amazing Story of Eric Davidson, Survivor of the 1917 Halifax Explosion by Marilyn Davidson Elliott (Nimbus Publishing)

Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award

Something for Everyone by Lisa Moore (House of Anansi Press)