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Dartmouth Book Awards


  [Halifax Public Libraries]

60 Alderney Drive

Halifax NS B2Y 4P8
Phone: (902) 490-6789




The Dartmouth Book Awards honour Nova Scotia literature and recognize the valuable contribution writers make to our cultural heritage. Two prizes valued at $2,500.00 each are awarded in the categories of: fiction and non-fiction. A third $2,500.00 prize is awarded to the author from Atlantic Canada whose first book of fiction or non-fiction has been published.

Self-published books are accepted as long as they have been professionally produced and meet all other criteria.


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