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2016 East Coast Literary Awards Shortlists

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Halifax, NS – The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) is proud to announce the shortlist for the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards. These three Awards celebrate the quality and diversity of writing in non-fiction, poetry, and fiction by Atlantic Canadian writers.
Empire Of Deception

Empire Of Deception

From Chicago To Nova Scotia - The Incredible
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Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award:
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Back to the Well
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"Marq de Villiers is an expert guide to the vast and contentious terrain of water management, and in Back to the Well he steers skilfully past ideological excess and careless hyperbole to provide a clear and thorough account of the state of the planet"s water today. This is a provocative and engagingly written book that strikes a welcome balance between hard-eyed truth and buoyant optimism." — Chris Turner, author of The Leap and The War on Science

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Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award:
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The Devil You Know
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Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award
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Entropic

Entropic

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In his second collection of stories, author and filmmaker R.W. Gray (Crisp) once again finds the place where the beautiful, the strange, and the surreal all meet—sometimes meshing harmoniously, sometimes colliding with terrible violence, launching his characters into a redefined reality. A lovestruck man discovers the secret editing room where his girlfriend erases all her flaws; a massage artist finds that she can alleviate her clients’ pain in more ways than one; a beautiful man invites th …

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