Alberta Book Awards
Deadline: December, annually
Eligibility: Open to authors from Alberta, or those who have lived in Alberta for at least 12 of the 18 months prior to the deadline.
Value: $1000 for each award and a leather-bound copy of the book
Awards Program, Writers Guild of Alberta
Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd. N.W., 3rd Fl.
Edmonton, AB T5M 3K6
Description: Wilfred Elleson Award: Non-Fiction. Sponsored by the Calgary Herald.
Howard O'Hagan Award: Short Fiction. Sponsored by the Writers Guild of Alberta.
Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award: Drama. Sponsored by Alberta Views.
Henry Kreisel Award: Best First Book. Sponsored by the Writers Guild of Alberta.
Stephan J. Stephansson Award: Poetry. Sponsored by The Edmonton Journal.
Georges Bugnet Award: Novel. Sponsored by the University of Alberta Bookstore.
R. Ross Annett Award: Children's Literature. Sponsored by Dr. C.F. and H.E. Forestell.
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