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Dartmouth Book Awards


Deadline: November 14th 2014

Eligibility: Books about Nova Scotia and/or its people. Books published in 2014 for the first time (re-issues of earlier publications are not eligible). Authors must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. For more details check the webpage.

Value: Two prizes valued at $2,500.00 each are awarded in the categories of: fiction and non-fiction. A third $2,500.00 prize is awarded to the author from Atlantic Canada whose first book of fiction or non-fiction has been published.

Contact: Heather Mac Kenzie

Dartmouth Bok Awards c/o Alderney Gate Public Library
60 Alderney Dr.
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4P8
Phone: 902-490-6789
FAX: 902-490-5762
E-Mail: mackenh@halifax.ca
Website: http://www.dartmouthbookawards.ca/

Description: The Dartmouth Book Awards honour Nova Scotia literature and recognize the valuable contribution writers make to our cultural heritage. The Dartmouth Book and Writing Awards for fiction and non-fiction were established in 1988 with the financial support of corporations and citizens interested in the province's artistic life.

Further Details: A panel of judges, made up of library representatives and community members, will choose the finalists. Finalist titles will be announced in March 2015. Winners of the awards will be announced at an awards ceremony later in May 2015.

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