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The Island’s best published writing has been nominated for the 2018 Prince Edward Island Book Awards. The awards are presented every two years to recognize authors, editors, and book producers in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The awards will be presented at a gala event on May 26 at the Rodd Charlottetown in partnership with the PEI Writers’ Guild Island Literary Awards. Doors open at 6:30 pm, event begins at 7 pm.

Here is the Prince Edward Island Book Awards 2018 short list of nominees:

Non-fiction: Home Plate, Blue Helmet: From Charlottetown to the Holy Land and Back by Michael Conway: Historic Furniture of Prince Edward Island by James W. MacNutt: New London: The Lost Dream by John Cousins

Fiction: Cure for Wereduck by Dave Atkinson; An Unauthorized Biography of Being by J.J. Steinfeld; Queen of the Crows by Harmony Wagner

Poetry: Blue Waiting by Sean Wiebe; Bird Calls: The Island Responds by Jane Ledwell; Prometheus Reconsiders Fire by Brent MacLaine

Submissions in each category were assessed by an independent jury for the content, quality of design, and production. Winners receive a cash prize and handmade item created by an Island craftsperson. This year’s selection is stained glass by Kro in the Skye Art Studio.

The Prince Edward Island Book Awards are sponsored by the Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture.

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