Hamilton Literary Awards

23rd ANNUAL HAMILTON LITERARY AWARDs
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Call for submissions!

The Hamilton Arts Council is calling for submissions by Hamilton-area authors for the 23rd Annual Hamilton Literary Awards to recognize works and authors that represent the best and brightest in Hamilton literature for the year 2015.

Published books in three genres: Fiction, Non-fiction, and Poetry are being accepted along with submissions for the Kerry Schooley Book Award for the book that is the most evocative of Hamilton.

For further info download the Award Details and Entry Form PDF

DEADLINE: May 20, 2016 (4 PM)

 

The Hamilton Literary Awards are an annual literary event with the goal of recognizing and celebrating the best of our city’s published authors.  The Awards are presented to books of outstanding merit and quality in three categories including Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction by authors residing in Hamilton and the surrounding areas. The Hamilton Literary Awards also include the Kerry Schooley Book Award to be given to the book that is most evocative of the City of Hamilton and/or surrounding area. The Kerry Schooley Book Award has been named in honour of the late Kerry Schooley who was a tireless advocate for literary arts in Hamilton.

For a list of previous Winners please DOWNLOAD THE PDF.

For further information on the Awards please contact Stephen at 905-481-3218 or email at stephen@hamiltonartscouncil.ca.

 

22nd Annual HAMILTON LITERARY AWARD winners

The WINNER of the HAMILTON ARTS COUNCIL LITERARY AWARD for POETRY:

Moon Baboon Canoe, by Gary Barwin 

This Award sponsored by Judy Marsales Real Estate Brokerage

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Read about the Finalists of the Poetry category:

 

The WINNER of the HAMILTON ARTS COUNCIL LITERARY AWARD for NON-FICTION:

The House with the Parapet Wall, by John Terpstra

This Award sponsored by A Different Drummer Books

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Read about the Finalists of the Non-Fiction category:

 

The WINNER of the HAMILTON ARTS COUNCIL LITERARY AWARD for FICTION:

Smoke River, by Krista Foss

This Award sponsored by Bryan Prince Bookseller

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Read about the Finalists of the Fiction category:

 

The WINNER of THE KERRY SCHOOLEY AWARD:

A Deadly Venture, by Chris Laing

This Award sponsored by The Hamilton Spectator

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Read about the Finalists of the Kerry Schooley Award:

 

Check out the Facebook Event page, read the Hamilton Spectator's coverage of the Awards, or download the Awards program for further information about the evening!

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