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5th annual New Brunswick Book Awards Presentation Ceremony - ONLINE
Date: Thursday, June 11, 7 p.m.
Please meet us in the " virtual lobby room" 15 minutes earlier. There will be also be a virtual meet & greet following the ceremony to congratulate all the nominated authors.
Join Zoom : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5589900630
Meeting ID: 558 990 0630
One tap mobile call-in number (no video): +15873281099,,5589900630# CAN
Online Book Store (Tidewater):
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Win Copies of all Shortlisted Titles
We will accept donations of $20 or more to support our non-profit, volunteer-driven New Brunswick Book Awards program. In appreciation for your donation, your name will be entered in a draw to win copies of all shortlisted titles for our awards.
The Mrs. Dunster's Award for Fiction
Judge: Amy Jones, author of the national bestselling novel We’re All in This Together
Chris Eaton, Sackville, Symphony No. 3 (Book*hug Press)
Sarah Xerar Murphy, Bocabec, Itzel I: A Tlatelolco Awakening (Guernica Editions)
Susan White, Clifton Royal, Fear of Drowning (Acorn Press)
The Fiddlehead Poetry Book Prize
Judge: D.A. Lockhart, author and publisher at Urban Farmhouse Press
Lucas Crawford, Fredericton, Belated Bris of the Brainsick (Nightwood Editions)
Matthew Gwathmey, Fredericton, Our Latest in Folktales (Brick Books)
Jennifer Houle, Hanwell, Virga (Signature Editions)
Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction
Judge: Richard Kelly Kemick, award-winning poet, journalist, and fiction writer
Danny Jacobs, Riverview, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings: Essays and Remnants (Gordon Hill Press)
Leslie Kern, Sackville, Feminist City: A Field Guide (Between the Lines)
Ronald Rees, St, Andrews, and Joshua Green, Crombie Settlement, Slow Seconds: The Photography of George Thomas Taylor (Goose Lane Editions)
The Alice Kitts Memorial Award for Excellence in Children’s Writing will be presented in 2021 for books published in 2019 and 2020.