Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature

The 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature Finalists Have Been Announced!

This year’s shortlisted titles, selected by a jury composed of Canadian writers administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, are (in alphabetical order):

  • The Girl Who Grew A Galaxy by Cherie Dimaline (published by Theytus Books)
  • The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King (published by Doubleday Canada)
  • They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars (published by Talonbooks)
  • Tilly, a Story of Hope and Resilience by Monique Gray Smith (published by Sono Nis Press)

The winners of the second edition of this annual Award will be announced on September 27, 2014 at a Gala hosted by Shelagh Rogers and Wab Kinew at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People in Winnipeg.

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