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Shortlist announced for Edna Staebler Award

Three books have been shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-fiction. Organized by Wilfrid Laurier University, the $10,000 award recognizes Canadian writers for a first or second work of creative non-fiction that includes a Canadian locale and/or significance.

The nominees are:

  • Into the Abyss: How a Deadly Plane Crash Changed the Lives of a Pilot, a Politician, a Criminal and a Cop, Carol Shaben (Random House Canada)

The winner will be announced July 30, followed by a presentation on Nov. 13 at WLU’s Waterloo and Brantford campuses.