BMO Winterset Award

DETAILS

Administered By:

Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council

Scope:

provincial

Award Status:

Active

Website:

http://www.nlac.ca

Contact Info:

Reg Winsor, Executive Director
PO Box 98, Station C
Newman Building
1 Springdale Street
St. John’s, NL A1C 5H5
Tel: 709.726.2212
Fax: 709.726.0619
Email

The Winterset Award was established by journalist and author Richard Gwyn to commemorate his late wife Sandra Fraser Gwyn, the St. John’s-born social historian and prize-winning author. The award is designed to promote excellence in all genres of writing, and is awarded annually to an outstanding literary work. Recipients of the award will receive a cash prize of $5,000.

AWARD RECIPIENTS

Yearsort icon Detail Recipient
2012 Andy Jones, Jack & Mary in the Land of Thieves. Illustrated by Darka Erdelji. St. John’s: Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, 2012.
2009 Jessica Grant, Come, Thou Tortoise. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2009.
2003 Joan Clark, The Word for Home. Toronto: Penguin Books Canada, 2002.