News -- Manitoba
Margaret Buffie Wins for The Dark Garden
AT THE MANITOBA LITERARY AWARDS April 27, Margaret Buffie won the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award for her Young Adult novel The Dark Garden (reviewed in CM vol. II, No. 26), also recently short-listed for the Ruth Schwartz Canadian Book Award.
Buffie has previously won the Young Adult Canadian Book Award for Who is Frances Rain, and was nominated for the Governor's General Award and the C.L.A. Book of the Year Award for her third novel, My Mother's Ghost.
This was the first year the Manitoba Literary Awards have included the Book for Young People Award. Also short-listed were Linda Holeman for Saying Goodbye, Carol Matas for The Primrose Path, Sheldon Oberman for The White Stone in the Castle Wall, and Diana Wieler for RanVan: A Worthy Opponent.
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