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2019 Alcuin Society Book Design Awards

The Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada is the only national competition for book design in the country. This year’s judges, Teresa Bubela, Emma Novotny, and Matt Warburton, selected 53 winning titles from 237 submissions, from 9 provinces and 112 publishers. This year’s book design winners are:

by Kerry Clare

Agnes, Murderess

by (author) Sarah Leavitt


by (author) Sylvia Nickerson

Clyde Fans

by (author) Seth

Place Into Being

by (author) Robert Pasternak

Toronto Makes

The Things We Love and the People Who Make Them

by (author) Randi Bergman

Toronto's Inclusive Modernity

The Architecture of Jerome Markson

by (author) Laura J. Miller
foreword by George Baird
contributions by Scott Norsworthy

I Become a Delight to My Enemies

by (author) Sara Peters

let us not think of them as barbarians

by (author) Peter Midgley


by (author) Doyali Islam


A Novel

by (author) Michael Christie

Melting Queen, The

by (author) Bruce Cinnamon


by (author) Ian Williams

Children of the Moon

by (author) Anthony De Sa


by (author) Karen Hofmann

The Student

by (author) Cary Fagan

The Awesome Music Project Canada

Songs of Hope and Happiness

by (author) Terry Stuart & Robert Carli

Carpe Fin

A Haida Manga

by (author) Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Brand New Name

A Proven, Step-by-Step Process to Create an Unforgettable Brand Name

by (author) Jeremy Miller

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

by (author) Alicia Elliott

We Have Always Been Here

A Queer Muslim Memoir

by (author) Samra Habib

Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related.

A Memoir

by (author) Jenny Heijun Wills

How to Catch a Mole

Wisdom from a Life Lived in Nature

narrator Marc Hamer

Sister Language

by (author) Christina Baillie & Martha Baillie
edited by Stan Dragland

Cedar and Salt

Vancouver Island Recipes from Forest, Farm, Field, and Sea

by (author) D.L. Acken & Emily Lycopolus

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