Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Heritage and History Book Awards!
For Fiction: Sara Tilley’s “Duke”. Pedlar Press
For Children’s/YA: Janet McNaughton’s “Dear Canada – Flame and Ashes”. Scholastic.
Congratulations to the Authors Shortlisted! Join us on Sunday, November 20th, at 430pm at The Crow’s Nest Officers’ Club in St. John’s NL where will announce this year’s winners.
Best of luck to all of these great writers:
Michael Crummey – Sweetland. Doubleday Canada.
Gerard Doran – A Stroke in Time. Flanker.
Trudy Morgan-Cole – A Sudden Sun. Breakwater Books.
Nellie P. Strowbridge – Ghost of the Southern Cross. Flanker.
Sara Tilley – Duke. Pedlar Press.
For Children’s/YA literature category:
Janet McNaughton – Dear Canada – Flame and Ashes. Scholastic.
Tom Dawe – An Old Man’s Winter Night. Running the Goat.
Andy Jones – Jack and the King of Ashes. Running the Goat & Broadsides.
2014 Heritage and History Book Award Winners
Fiction winner: The Strangers’ Gallery, Paul Bowdring (Nimbus Publishing)
Children’s/YA Literature winner: Almost Home: The Sinking of the SS Caribou, Jennifer Morgan (Breakwater Books)
Congratulations to the 2014 Shortlist!
The Strangers’ Gallery, Paul Bowdring (Nimbus Publishing)
Finton Moon, Gerard Collins (Creative Books)
Say Nothing Saw Wood, Joel Thomas Hynes (Running the Goat Books & Broadsides)
Saltwater Joys, Wayne Chaulk (Flanker Press). Illustration, Dawn Baker
The Wonderful Dogfish Racket, Tom Dawe (Flanker Press). Illustration, C. Anne MacLeod
Almost Home: The Sinking of the SS Caribou, Jennifer Morgan (Breakwater Books)
The 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards are sponsored by the Historic Sites Association and co-presented with WANL.
The 2014 Heritage & History Book Awards Ceremony and winner announcements will take place at the WANL annual Holiday party.
2013 Heritage and History Book Award Winners
Non-Fiction winner: Patricia Grattan (City Seen: Artists’ Views of St. John’s 1785-2010)
Poetry winner: Mark Callanan (Gift Horse)
Heritage and History Book Awards are sponsored by the Historic Sites Association.
The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, or HSA, is a volunteer, non-profit organization with a mandate to present the province’s history and heritage.
In 2004 the HSA established a two-part award for excellence in the use of Newfoundland and Labrador history in the creation of a writer’s work. The HSA is proud to support the work of writers in this province through the Heritage and History award.