2015 Dartmouth Book Awards Short List Announced

The Atlantic Book Awards Society has just released the shortlist of finalists for the Book Awards to be awarded at the Atlantic Book Awards gala event on May 14, 2015 at Alderney Landing Theatre, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  The finalists for the three Dartmouth Book Awards were announced as part of that list.  The finalists are:

1.  Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction in Memory of Robbie Robertson,  Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Dartmouth

Fire in the Belly:  How Purdy Crawford rescued Canada, and changed the way we do business

By Gordon Pitts

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing


Double Pregnant:  Two Lesbians Make a Family

By Natalie Meisner

Publisher: Roseway Publishing


Winds of Change:  The Life and Legacy of Calvin W. Ruck

By Lindsay Ruck

Publisher: Pottersfield Press


2.  Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction), presented by BoyneClarke LLP


By Linden MacIntyre

Publisher:  Random House Canada


Just Beneath My Skin

By Darren Greer

Publisher:  Cormorant Books


Grist:  a novel

By Linda Little

Publisher: Roseway Publishing 


3.  Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, sponsored by Collins Barrow LLP, Weed Man Maritimes , and the family of John and Margaret Savage

Vienna Nocturne: a novel

By Vivien Shotwell

Publisher:  Doubleday Canada


Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome:  stories

By Megan Gail Coles

Publisher: Creative Book Publishing


Where I Belong:  Small Town to Great Big Sea

By Alan Doyle

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Congratulations to all the finalists and good luck on May 14.  We hope to see you there.  More details can be found at: