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A Tribute to J. Gordon Shillingford

The Association of Manitoba Book Publishers is sad to announce that publisher Gordon Shillingford passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016 after a brief illness.   Gordon Shillingford worked as a book publisher for nearly thirty…

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Voters! Candidates! Please consider the following information on Canadian publishing for the October 19 Federal election.

All About Canada’s publishing industry…

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Check out the latest Prairie books NOW in Flipbook!

Prairie books NOW is now available online. Visit ambp.ca/pbn to check out our latest issue and three years worth of archives.

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2014 / 2015 Gala

Roar Back to the 20′s at the Manitoba Book Awards! / Retour aux années folles de 1920 au Gala des Prix du livre du Manitoba Saturday, April 25, Marlborough Hotel, Skyview Ballroom / le samedi…

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AMBP at 2014 MSLA SAGE

Visit the AMBP at the upcoming MSLA SAGE Conference, “Making Space for Inquiring Minds,” which will be held on October 24, 2014 at St. Mary’s Academy in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our popular Book Blitz, is scheduled…

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L’historienne Jacqueline Blay reçoit le Prix Champlain 2014

L’historienne Jacqueline Blay reçoit le Prix Champlain 2014 pour son Tome 2 de l’Histoire du Manitoba français, Le temps des outrages (1870-1916), publié aux Éditions des Plaines, à l’automne dernier. L’attribution de ce prix est…

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Les finalistes 2013 Shortlists!

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild, with the assistance of the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, is happy to announce the 2013 Manitoba Book Awards Nominees: Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction | Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et…

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Scirocco Drama Winner of Kobzar Literary Award

Presented for the play Luba, Simply Luba to Diane Flacks, playwright, in collaboration with Andrey Tarasiuk and Luba Goy by the Shevchenko Foundation CANADIAN COMEDY ICON’S ONE-WOMAN PLAY WINS $25,000 KOBZAR LITERARY AWARD At a…

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Funding Reinstated

Good news! We have just received word that the province is reinstating funding for the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction / Prix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais, the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction,…

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On The Same Page

Manitoba’s 2013-14 On The Same Page selection. Which book will get Manitoba on the same page? Choose the title Manitoba’s biggest book club will read for 2013-2014! Voters are also welcome to enter a prize…

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