2021 Atlantic Book Awards Virtual Gala

Join us online for the 2021 Atlantic Book Awards Gala hosted by CTV’s Amanda Debison. Awards honouring excellence in writing, illustration, and publishing will be presented by past winners, including Michael Crummey, Ami McKay, and Sheree Fitch. Discover who will take home this year’s Pioneer Award for lifetime achievement and who will win the $25,000 Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Prize. The event will include ASL interpretation and French closed captioning.

When: Thursday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: www.atlanticbookawards.ca

Want to celebrate alongside this year’s nominees and publishers? We encourage book lovers to join us for a virtual party hosted in partnership with Atlantic Books Today. Sign up for this free virtual event here (https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqf-mhpz4uGNG3-RP0O7J1JwC6gexX7Lix) and be entered to win copies of this year’s nominated books!

If you have any questions, please reach out to festival coordinator Laura Carter at abafcoordinator@gmail.com.

6:30 p.m.: Zoom Viewing Party Starts
7:00 p.m.: Pre-recorded Virtual Gala Starts
7:45 p.m.: Virtual Gala Concludes
8:30 p.m. (or later): Zoom Viewing Party Concludes