The finalists have been announced for the BMO Winterset Award, celebrating literary work by a writer from Newfoundland and Labrador. The $12,500 prize will be awarded on March 25.
Twenty-three works were submitted with finalists chosen by a jury consisting of Megan Gail Coles, Jamie Fitzpatrick, and Shannon Webb-Campbell. The two runners-up will each receive $3,000.
The finalists are listed below.
- Some People’s Children, Bridget Canning (Breakwater Books)
- All I Ask, Eva Crocker (House of Anansi Press)
- A Long Journey: Residential Schools in Labrador and Newfoundland, Andrea Procter (ISER Books)