Dartmouth Book Awards


Established in 1988, the Dartmouth Book Awards honour Nova Scotia literature and recognize the valuable contribution writers make to our cultural heritage.

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Submissions closed for 2024 Dartmouth Book Awards

Submissions for the 2024 Dartmouth Book Awards closed on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. The Dartmouth Book Awards Steering Committee thanks all publishers and authors who submitted.

The Awards consist of four prizes of $2,500 each to honour books written by Nova Scotian authors and published between November 1, 2022, and October 31, 2023.

A community-based jury will choose the finalists. The shortlisted titles will be announced in March, 2024. Winners of the awards will be announced at the Nova Scotia Book Awards ceremony on June 3, 2024.

Full eligibility criteria and submission requirement can be found here.

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