City of Ottawa Book Award #Shortlist!

Very nice to learn that Umbrella Man has been shortlisted for an Ottawa Book Award! Here’s the link to the complete list of Ottawa authors — with thanks to Peter Robb). Really great company to be in! Thanks, Ottawa and good luck to all my fellow authors!

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The 2017 finalists for the prize in English fiction are: 

Peggy Blair for Umbrella Man (Simon & Schuster Canada)

Nadia Bozak for Thirteen Shells (House of Anansi Press)

Faizal Deen for The Greatest Films (Mawenzi House Publishers)

Katherine Leyton for All the Gold Hurts My Mouth (Goose Lane Editions)

John Metcalf for The Museum at the End of the World (Biblioasis)

The finalists for English non-fiction are:

Kevin Burns, for Henri Nouwen: His Life and Spirit (Franciscan Media)

Deborah Gorham for Marion Dewar: A Life of Action (Second Story Press)

Charlotte Gray for The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas That Have Shaped our Country (Simon & Schuster Canada)

Nathan M. Greenfield for The Reckoning: Canadian Prisoners of War in the Great War (HarperCollins Publishers Ltd)

D. Peter MacLeod for Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada (Douglas & McIntyre)

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2 Responses to City of Ottawa Book Award #Shortlist!

  1. Jo-Anne Ward says:

    Congratulations Peggy!! All the best, Jo-Anne

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