The Editors’ Association of Canada has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence. The prize recognizes the country’s top editors and their contributions to a specific book published in Canada within the award year:
- Barbara Berson at Douglas & McIntyre for The Heaviness of Things That Float by Jennifer Manuel
- Amanda Lewis at Random House Canada for Yiddish for Pirates by Gary Barwin
- Dania Sheldon at Three O’Clock Publishing for Charles Gretton: Clock and Watchmaking Through the Golden Age by Dennis Radage, Warner Meinen, and Laila Radage
The recipient of the $2,000 prize will be honoured at a banquet at the Editors’ Canada conference on June 10 in Gatineau, Quebec. The two runners-up will each receive $500.