Entries are now being accepted for the Manitoba Book Awards.

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Please see and below, for more information.

Established in 1988, the Manitoba Book Awards celebrate Manitoba writers, publishers and books. There are 13 diverse awards categories this year. Each award will be judged by a jury of 3 writing and/or publishing professionals, 2 of whom will be from out of province. Short-lists will be released in early March.

The winners will be announced at the Manitoba Book Awards gala, organized by the Manitoba Writers’ Guild, on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the Centre culturel franco-manitobain (CCFM), 340, boulevard Provencher. For more information about the gala, please contact the Manitoba Writers’ Guild at .

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers are currently accepting entries which can be sent to the AMBP office (404-100 Arthur St. Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3).

Please visit for a list of awards, the criteria and an entry form. Forms can be down-loaded in French or English. Please note that individual criteria vary.

The Manitoba Book Awards gratefully acknowledges the support of the following partners: Aqua Books, The Canada Council for the Arts, Friesens, the Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba Culture, Heritage, and Tourism, the Manitoba Foundation for the Arts, McNally Robinson Booksellers, the Winnipeg Arts Council and the Winnipeg Foundation.

For more information, please contact: The Manitoba Writers’ Guild at  or (204)-944-8013

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