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Exclusive interview with author Jocelyn Parr, nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award

Jocelyn Parr’s celebrated novel Uncertain Weights and Measures, winner of the 2017 Quebec Writers’ Federation Concordia University First Book Prize and shortlisted for the 2017 Governor General's Award for Fiction and the 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, has earned another astonishing accolade with its making the longlist for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award

We tracked down Jocelyn at Dawson College and begged her to stop marking history papers for a few moments to allow us this exclusive interview:

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Winnipeg Author Michael Kaan’s THE WATER BEETLES Wins Two Manitoba Book Awards, Including McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award

On  Friday, June 15, 2018, at the 30th annual Manitoba Book Awards gala in Winnipeg, Michael Kaan was announced the winner of the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year for his debut novel, The Water Beetles.
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Michael Kaan’s THE WATER BEETLES Shortlisted for Three Manitoba Book Awards

Winnipeg author Michael Kaan has been shortlisted for three Manitoba Book Awards: the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award.
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Lori McNulty's LIFE ON MARS Shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award

Today, the Writers' Union of Canada announced the shortlist for the twenty-first annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award honouring the best first collection of short fiction by a Canadian author published in English in 2017. Among the five finalists is Lori McNulty’s Life on Mars, published by Goose Lane Editions.
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Emily Nilsen Shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

Yesterday, the League of Canadian Poets announced shortlists for the 2018 Book Awards. Among the six titles shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award is Emily Nilsen’s stunning poetry collection, Otolith, published by Goose Lane Editions’ icehouse poetry imprint.
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