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2019 Atlantic Book Awards Shortlists

The Atlantic Book Awards Society is pleased to announce the shortlist for the thirteen different book prizes that make up the 2019 Atlantic Book Awards. For the second time in seven years, the Atlantic Book Awards gala is travelling to Newfoundland. The event will take place in St. John’s on Thursday, June 6, including the presentation of the 2019 Pioneer Award, which will go to someone from Newfoundland and Labrador who has made a substantial contribution to the literary life of the region.

by Kerry Clare

Some Days Run Long

by (author) Bill Conall

Something for Everyone

by (author) Lisa Moore

Tiger, Tiger

by (author) Johanna Skibsrud

Short for Chameleon

by (author) Vicki Grant

Finding Grace

by (author) Daphne Greer

Catching the Light

by (author) Susan Sinnott

Saltwater Mittens from the Island of Newfoundland

More than 20 heritage designs to knit

by (author) Christine LeGrow & Shirley Scott

Hope Blooms

Plant a Seed, Harvest a Dream

by (author) Hope Blooms
foreword by Arlene Dickinson

The Age of Increasing Inequality

The Astonishing Rise of Canada's 1%

by (author) Lars Osberg

The Tides of Time

by (author) Suzanne Stewart

There’s Something In The Water

Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities

by (author) Ingrid R.G. Waldron

A Stone for Andrew Dunphy

Narrative Obituary Verse and Song in Northern Cape Breton Island

by (author) Ronald Caplan

Where Duty Lies

A New Brunswick Soldier in the Trenches of World War 1

by (author) John Cunningham

The Blind Mechanic

The Amazing Story of Eric Davidson, Survivor of the 1917 Halifax Explosion

by (author) Marilyn Davidson Elliott
foreword by Janet Kitz

Notes for the Everlost

A Field Guide to Grief

by (author) Kate Inglis

No Place To Go

How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs

by (author) Lezlie Lowe

Following the River

Traces of Red River Women

by (author) Lorri Neilsen Glenn

A Circle on the Surface

by (author) Carol Bruneau


by (author) Lesley Crewe

In the Wake

by (author) Nicola Davison

Ruba'iyat for the Time of Apricots

by (author) Basma Kavanagh

No Meeting Without Body

by (author) Annick MacAskill

This Kind of Thinking Does No Good

by (author) Alison Smith


by (author) Shauntay Grant
illustrated by Eva Campbell

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