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Debra Komar wins 2016 Canadian Author Award

The winners of the 2016 Canadian Authors Awards

were announced on Saturday at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre during the Canadian Writers' Summit.

Included in this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr., which won the 2016 Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History.

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The Bastard of Fort Stikine Wins 2016 Book Award

The Prince Edward Island Book Awards were presented at a gala celebration in Charlottetown on Saturday. Included in the list of this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr. by forensic anthropologist and former island resident Debra Komar. Lori Cheverie of the independent bookstore Bookmark accepted the Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-fiction on behalf of Ms. Komar.

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Marq de Villiers Shortlisted

The nominees for the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards were announced today in Halifax. Included in this year’s shortlisted titles for the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award is Back to the Well: Rethinking the Future of Water by Marq de Villiers.

A clear-eyed assessment of the politics of our most precious resource — from the personal and commercial uses of water to the impact of climate change and global conflicts...

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The Bastard of Fort Stikine Named Finalist

The finalists for the 2016 Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing were announced this morning by the Crime Writers of Canada (CWC). Included on this year’s list in the non-fiction category is The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr. by forensic anthropologist and author Debra Komar.

 

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Mark Anthony Jarman Shortlisted

The nominees for the 2016 Atlantic Book Awards were announced last night at a fundraiser at the Halifax Central Library. Included this year in the thirteen prize categories is a new award named for the late Alistair MacLeod. Endorsed by the MacLeod family, the Alistair MacLeod Award for Short Fiction honours the best short fiction from Atlantic Canadian authors. Three titles have been named to the shortlist, including Knife Party at the Hotel Europa by Mark Anthony Jarman.

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