The Atlantic Book Awards Gala
Wednesday, June 5th - 7 PM
Paul O'Regan Hall
Halifax Central Library

2024 Atlantic Book Awards Presented

Atlantic Canadian authors and publishers were celebrated at the 2024 Atlantic Book Awards gala on Wednesday, June 5, in Paul O’Regan Hall at Halifax Central Library. The recipients of five awards—including the $30,000 Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, one of the largest literary awards in the country—were revealed at the evening gala, which was hosted by CBC Radio host Portia Clark.

And the winners are …

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Atlantic Canadian Children’s Literature

Jack Wong, The Words We Share, Annick Press

J.M. Abraham Atlantic Poetry Award

Fawn Parker, Soft Inheritance, Palimpsest Press

Reader’s Choice Award

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Fred Carmichael, Freddie the Flyer, Tundra Books

Atlantic Legacy Award

Gloria Ann Wesley

APMA Best Atlantic-Published Book Award

Goose Lane, Mary Pratt : A Love Affair With Vision, by Anne Koval

Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award

Michelle Porter, A Grandmother Begins the Story, Viking Canada


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