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Margaret McWilliams Award: 2011 Short Lists

The following are the 2011 short lists for Margaret McWilliams Awards, one of the oldest literary awards in Canada, named in honour of writer Margaret McWilliams. Books nominated for this award have been published in the 2011 calendar year.

Readings from short-listed books will be given on Thursday, 3 May 2012, 7:00 PM at McNally-Robinson Booksellers Grant Park. All are invited to attend this free event.

Winners will be announced on Manitoba Day 2012 (12 May) and presented at Dalnavert Museum on Saturday, 9 June 2012 at 1:00 PM during the Annual General Meeting of the Manitoba Historical Society.

Scholarly History | Local History | Popular History


Recollecting: Lives of Aboriginal Women of the Canadian Northwest and Borderlands

edited by Sarah Carter & Patricia A. McCormack
Athabasca University Press

More information on this book here

Community and Frontier: A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland

by John C. Lehr
University of Manitoba Press

More information on this book here


Winnipeg Beach: Leisure and Courtship in a Resort Town, 1900-1967

by Dale Barbour
University of Manitoba Press

More information on this book here

With Love to You All, Bogga S: Stories and Letters from the Remarkable Life of Sigurbjorg Stefansson

by Audrhea Lande
Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Much Ado About Squat: Squatters and Homesteaders Ravage Riding Mountain Forest

by Ron Stevens
Heartland Associates



by Sandi Krawchenko Altner
Heartland Associates

More information on this book here

Winnie the Bear

by Mary Anne Appleby
Dominion Street Publishing

More information on this book here

The Home Front: Hopscotch and Heartache While Daddy was at War

by Margaret Dennis Owen
Heartland Associates

Keep True: A Life in Politics

by Howard Pawley
University of Manitoba Press

More information on this book here


Bandit: A Portrait of Ken Leishman

by Wayne Tefs
Turnstone Press

More information on this book here

The Manitoba Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship of its
Margaret McWilliams Awards by Friesens Corporation of Altona, Manitoba.

Posted: 7 March 2012, updated 17 September 2014

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