Winterset Award

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The Winterset Award is a Canadian literary award, presented annually by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council to a work judged to be the best book, regardless of genre, published by a writer from Newfoundland and Labrador.[1]

The award was created by journalist and historian Richard Gwyn in memory of his wife Sandra following her death in 2000. Winterset was the name of Sandra Gwyn's childhood home in St. John's.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Winter set for N.L.'s top literary prize". cbc.ca, March 27, 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Winter set for N.L.'s top literary prize". CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador, March 7, 2008.
  3. ^ "Grant named Winterset Award winner". CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador, March 26, 2010.
  4. ^ "Comedian Andy Jones wins $10K Winterset Award". CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador, March 30, 2013.
  5. ^ "Megan Gail Coles winner of 2014 BMO Winterset Award". CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador, March 7, 2015.
  6. ^ "Sara Tilley wins BMO Winterset Award". Quill & Quire, March 28, 2016.
  7. ^ "Paul Rowe wins 2016 Winterset book prize". CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador, March 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Joel Thomas Hynes Wins BMO Winterset Award". VOCM, March 22, 2018.

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