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Halifax, NS – The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) announced the winners of the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. The winners of the three awards are:
Halifax, NS – The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) is proud to announce the shortlist for the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards. These three Awards celebrate the quality and diversity of writing in non-fiction, poetry, and fiction by Atlantic Canadian writers. The shortlisted writers for each Award are:
Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award:
Dean Jobb (NS), Empire of Deception (HarperCollins)
Marq de Villiers (NS), Back to the Well (Goose Lane)
Gary L. Saunders (NS), My Life With Trees (Gaspereau Press)
HR (BILL) PERCY ADULT NOVEL PRIZE
WINNER: Anne Bishop, Blessed are the Poor
Liz Graham, Lord of Misrule
Andrea Doukas, Before the Monsoon