The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced the shortlists for the 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards. The prize alternates annually between fiction and children’s/YA literature, and non-fiction and poetry, with this year’s awards recognizing the former two genres.
The nominees are:
- The Stranger’s Gallery, Paul Bowdring (Nimbus Publishing)
- Finton Moon, Gerard Collins (Creative Books)
- Say Nothing Saw Wood, Joel Thomas Hynes (Running the Goat Books & Broadsides)
- Saltwater Joys, Wayne Chaulk; Dawn Baker, illus. (Flanker Press)
- The Wonderful Dogfish Racket, Tom Dawe; C. Anne MacLeod, illus. (Flanker Press)
- Almost Home: The Sinking of the SS Caribou, Jennifer Morgan (Breakwater Books)
The winners will be announced Dec. 9 at a ceremony preceding the WANL’s Christmas party at the Ship Pub in St. John’s.