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Manitoba Book Awards Shortlist Announced

Manitoba Book Awards Shortlist Announced

Congratulations to all the nominees!

By Press Staff | Date: May 06, 2022

The following HighWater Press titles are nominated for a Manitoba Book Award—and we couldn't be prouder!

Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards shortlist:

Children’s Illustration shortlist:

  • Jigging for Halibut With Tsinii by Sara Florence Davidson & Robert Davidson, illustrations & cover art by Janine Gibbons, design by Jennifer Lum, map by John Broadhead, published by HighWater Press
  • The Wolf Mother by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson), illustrations & cover art by Natasha Donovan, design by Relish New Brand Experience, published by HighWater Press
  • We Dream Medicine Dreams written & illustrated by Lisa Boivin, design by Jennifer Lum, published by HighWater Press

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher shortlist:

  • Jigging for Halibut With Tsinii by Sara Florence Davidson & Robert Davidson, illustrations & cover art by Janine Gibbons, design by Jennifer Lum, map by John Broadhead, published by HighWater Press
  • Spíləx̣m: A Weaving of Recovery, Resilience, and Resurgence by Nicola I. Campbell, cover & interior art by Carrielynn Victor, interior design by Jennifer Lum, published by HighWater Press
  • The Frog Mother by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson), illustrations & cover art by Natasha Donovan, design by Relish New Brand Experience, published by HighWater Press

McNally Robinson Book for Young People (Younger Category) shortlist:

  • The Eagle Mother by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson), illustrations & cover art by Natasha Donovan, design by Relish New Brand Experience,  published by HighWater Press

Find the complete list of awards and nominees here »

Starting today, spotlights celebrating these terrific shortlisted books, writers, publishers, and designers and illustrators can be found here:
Facebook» Manitoba Book Awards
Instagram» @mbbookawards

The winners will be announced via media release and social media on Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. CST.