2011 Atlantic Book Awards Winners

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature

Valerie Sherrard, The Glory Wind (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)


APMA Best Atlantic-Published Book Award

Grow Organic by Elizabeth Peirce (Nimbus Publishing)


Atlantic Independent Booksellers’ Choice Award


Johanna Skibsrud, The Sentimentalists (Gaspereau Press)


Atlantic Poetry Prize


John Steffler, Lookout (McClelland & Stewart)


Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction)

Anne Emery, Children in the Morning (ECW Press)


Dartmouth Book Award (Non-fiction)


Jerry Lockett, Captain James Cook in Atlantic Canada (Formac Publishing)


Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing

Rusty Bittermann, Sailor’s Hope (McGill-Queen’s University Press)



Evelyn Richardson Memorial Literary Prize for Non-fiction

Laura Penny, More Money Than Brains (McClelland & Stewart)


Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Illustration


Susan Tooke, The City Speaks in Drums by Shauntay Grant (Nimbus Publishing)


Margaret and John Savage First Book Award

Alexander MacLeod, Light Lifting (Biblioasis)


Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award


Kathleen Winter, Annabel (House of Anansi Press)