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2020 Manitoba Book Awards Shortlists

On behalf of the coalition producing the 2020 Manitoba Book Awards/Les Prix du livre du Manitoba, we are excited to share the shortlists for 11 separate awards recognizing excellence in Manitoba writing, book design, and publishing. Congratulations to all the nominees!

by Kerry Clare · Tagged 2020 awards, manitoba

Don Proch

Masking and Mapping

by (author) Patricia Bovey

Friends, Foes, and Furs

George Nelson's Lake Winnipeg Journals, 1804-1822

by (author) Harry W. Duckworth

Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related.

A Memoir

by (author) Jenny Heijun Wills

Radical Housewives

Price Wars and Food Politics in Mid-Twentieth-Century Canada

by (author) Julie Guard

Radical Medicine

The International Origins of Socialized Health Care in Canada

by (author) Esyllt Jones

All That Belongs

by (author) Dora Dueck

Communal Solidarity

Immigration, Settlement, and Social Welfare in Winnipeg’s Jewish Community, 1882–1930

by (author) Arthur Ross


A Photo Series

by (author) K.C. Adams
foreword by Katherena Vermette
other primary creator Cathy Mattes

The North-West Is Our Mother

The Story of Louis Riel's People, the Métis Nation

by (author) Jean Teillet


Walking in Canada's Urban Forests

by (author) Ariel Gordon

The Accidental Veterinarian

Tales from a Pet Practice

by (author) Philipp Schott

Even That Wildest Hope

by (author) Seyward Goodhand

Moon Was a Feather

by (author) Scott Nolan

Mrs Romanov

by (author) Lori Cayer

pressure cooker love bomb

by (author) Sharanpal Ruprai

St. Boniface Elegies

by (author) Catherine Hunter


A Novel

by (author) M.C. Joudrey


by (author) Cam Scott

What Fox Knew

And Others

by (author) Mary Barnes

Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock

by (author) Dallas Hunt
illustrated by Amanda Strong

The Grizzly Mother

by (author) Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson
illustrated by Natasha Donovan

Place Into Being

by (author) Robert Pasternak

Elizabeth of Bohemia

A Novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the Winter Queen

by (author) David Elias

Five Wives

A Novel

by (author) Joan Thomas

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