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    Alberta's Best

    by Phil - 1 Comment(s)

    Winners of the of the Alberta Literary Awards and the Alberta Book Publishing Awards were announced at the Alberta Book Awards Gala here in Calgary on Friday, June 6 at The Fairmont Palliser Hotel. The gala also featured the presentation of the Alberta Reader's Choice Award. After all the votes were tallied Alberta readers chose Calgary author Tyler Trafford's Almost A Great Escape, which also took home the Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction. The Calgary Herald offers a complete roundup of all last week's winners.

    R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature


    Karen Bass - Graffiti Knight

    Hazel Hutchins - The Great Bike Rescue

    Gail Sidonie Sobat - Not With A Bang

    Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction

    Ali Bryan - Roost

    Lynn Coady - Hellgoing

    Theresa Shea - The Unfinished Child

    Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction

    Jessica Kluthe - Rosina, The Midwife

    Tyler Trafford - Almost A Great Escape

    Chris Turner - The War on Science

    Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry

    Tim Bowling - Selected Poems

    David Dowker & Christine Stewart - Virtualis: Topologies of the Unreal

    Paul Zits - Massacre Street

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    by Pankhuri Sinha

    Congratulations to the winners! Great to see this news on the library webpage.

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