Conversations with a Few 2021 Manitoba Book Awards Finalists!

This week the finalists for the 2021 Manitoba Book Awards were announced and it just so happens that a few recent Mennotoba interviewees were nominated! Congrats to all the nominees!

Click on the links below to read our interviews with some of this year’s nominees.

Check out our interview with Sarah Ens, whose amazing debut collection of poetry The World is Mostly Sky (Turnstone Press) was nominated for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year!

Read our interview with Magdalene Redekop, whose insightful Making Believe: Questions About Mennonites and Art (University of Manitoba Press) was nominated for the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher.

And of course, here’s our interview with Andrew Unger, whose delightful novel Once Removed (Turnstone Press) was nominated for the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book. Once Removed was also nominated for the Margaret McWilliams Award (presented by the Manitoba Historical Society) for Popular History book.

See the full list of nominees here! I’m sure you’ll recognize some other familiar names as well. Winners will be announced on May 18th!

We’re so grateful to all the authors who have joined us for these interviews in the past, and we’re hoping to continue featuring more amazing interviews in the future!