Manitoba Book Awards

MBA_logoThe Manitoba Writers’ Guild, together with the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers,would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2015 Manitoba  Book Awards!

 

MBA Winners 2015 (1 of 1)

 

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction |

Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais

 

Detachment: An Adoption Memoir by Maurice Mierau, published by Freehand Books

 

Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award |

Prix Beatrice-Mosionier pour l’écrivain/e autochtone de l’année

 

Deborah L. Delaronde

 

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award |

Prix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg

 

John Paizs’s Crime Wave by Jonathan Ball, published by University of Toronto Press

 

The Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright |

Prix Chris-Johnson pour la meilleure pièce par un dramaturge manitobain

 

The Secret Mask by Rick Chafe, published by Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto

 

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

 

Magpie Days by Brenda Sciberras, published by Turnstone Press

 

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer |

Prix John-Hirsch pour l’écrivain manitobain le plus prometteur

 

David Alexander Robertson

 

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry |

Prix Lansdowne de poésie

 

Stowaways by Ariel Gordon, published by Palimpsest Press

 

Le Prix littéraire Rue-Deschambault

De l’amuïssement des certitudes par Laurent Poliquin, publié par Jacques André éditeur

 

Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards |

Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en édition

 

Design Category (emphasis on cover design and typography):

 

Devil in Deerskins: My Life with Grey Owl by Anahareo, edited and with an afterword by

Sophie McCall, published by University of Manitoba Press, cover design by Mike Carroll,

interior design by Jessica Koroscil

 

Children’s Books/Graphic Novels Category:

 

Cassie and Tonk, created and illustrated by Justin Currie, written by GMB Chomichuk,

robotic reference by Will Liddle, published by Chasing Artwork

 

General Illustration Category:

 

Warehouse Journal Volume 23, edited and designed by Liane Lanzar and Kevin

Complido, published by University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture

 

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

 

Mr. Jones by Margaret Sweatman, published by Goose Lane Editions

 

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher |

Prix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

 

Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk, transliterated and translated by Bernard

Saladin d’Anglure, translated from French by Peter Frost, published by University of

Manitoba Press

 

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Awards

 

Younger category

 

Hokey Dowa Gerda and the Snowflake Girl by M.J. Matheson, published by Peanut

Butter Press

 

Older category

 

The World Outside by Eva Wiseman, published by Tundra Books

 

McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award

 

The Opening Sky by Joan Thomas, published by McClelland & Stewart

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Wayne Tefs

 

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