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Northern libraries recognizing Northern authors

Ontario Library Service-North, in conjunction with Northern Ontario Public Libraries, is pleased to announce the twelfth annual Northern Lit Award. The Northern Lit Award will recognize the outstanding contribution Northern Ontario authors make to Northern culture.

Call for nominations is closed for the 2018 Northern Lit Awards


Northern Lit Awards Shortlist titles available in OverDrive: https://odmc.overdrive.com/


2018 Northern Lit Shortlist


English Fiction
The Lightkeeper’s Daughters – Jean E. Pendziwol (HarperCollins)
A Matter of Will – Rod Carley (Latitude 46)
Wintersong – Mick Lowe (Baraka Books)
Silences – Roy Blomstrom (Shuniah House Books)
The Discovery of Honey – Terry Griggs (Biblioasis)


Louise de Kiriline Lawrence (English Nonfiction)
River of Fire: Conflict and Survival on the Seal River – Hap Wilson (Latitude 46)
Surviving Stutthof: My Father’s Memories Behind Death Gate – Liisa Kovala (Latitude 46)
Bullets, Bombs, and Bayonets – Edward N. Ross
A History of Canada in Ten Maps – Adam Shoalts (Allen Lane)
Thunder Bay City’s True Murder Investigations – Kim Casey (Ahneen Publishing)


French Fiction
Trompeuses lumières – Michel Ouellette (Prise de Parole)
Nikolaos, le copiste – Louis L’Allier (Éditions David)
Xie Xie – Michelle Deshaies (Éditions David)
On n’sait jamais à quoi s’attendre – Hélène Koscielniak (Éditions Interligne)


Northern Lit Awards - Past Winners 

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