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HAMILTON LITERARY AWARDS

CELEBRATING 26 YEARS OF HAMILTON STORYTELLING!

The Hamilton Arts Council Literary Awards recognizes published books of literary excellence, written by authors residing in Hamilton. This year, we're celebrating the 26th Anniversary of our Hamilton Literary Awards! Prizes will be awarded in all four of the following categories: Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction and the Kerry Schooley Book Award for the book that is the most evocative of Hamilton.

The Hamilton Arts Council is pleased to announce the nominees for the 26th Annual Hamilton Literary Awards:

POETRY
Julie McIsaac for We Like Feelings. We Are Serious.

Darrell Epp for Sinner’s Dance *WINNER*
Linda Frank for Divided

 

 



NON-FICTION
Sky Gilbert for small things *WINNER*
Stefan W. C Gnys for FIRST KILLS: The Illustrated Biography of Fighter Pilot Wladyslaw Gnys
John Terpstra for Daylighting Chedoke

 

 

 

 


FICTION
Anna Chatterton for Quiver
Margaret Lindsay Holton for Trillium

Sylvia McNicoll for Body Swap *WINNER*

THE KERRY SCHOOLEY AWARD
Liz Harmer for The Amateurs

John Terpstra for Daylighting Chedoke *WINNER*
Scott Thornley for Vantage Point

 

 

 



This year's winners were announced on Monday, December 9th, 2019 at a gala event taking place in the

 Norman and Louise Haac Studio Theatre at Theatre Aquarius


 

 

 

 


Awards’ Sponsors include: Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd. (Poetry), Different Drummer Books (Non-Fiction),
PV&V Insurance Centre Ltd (Kerry Schooley Book Award), and Epic Books (Fiction)

 

 

 

 

 

 


We gratefully acknowledge our event sponsors:

Wolsak & Wynn, Get Lit, Mixed Media/King W. Books, Dundurn Market, and Pine Street Studio

 

 

 

 



Our MC for the evening was CBC Radio host Jeff Goodes

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