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The Calgary Awards

The Calgary Awards

In 1994, The City of Calgary established The Calgary Awards to celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements and contributions made by Calgarians. Each year, individuals, corporations, community groups, and organizations are nominated in five major award categories, for a total of 13 awards.

The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize

The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to announce the finalist for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, one of 13 awards presented as part of The Calgary Awards. 

The three finalists are:

  1. The Response of Weeds, Bertrand Bickersteth, NeWest Press
  2. The Finder, Will Ferguson, Simon & Schuster
  3. Under Shifting Stars, Alexandra Latos, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Join the virtual reading event with the three finalists on Thursday, April 22 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Visit The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize for a short summary of each book and links to the virtual reading event.

Calgary Awards Nominee/Recipient Announcements

A list of all nominees for the 2020 Calgary Awards will be published here in May. The 2020 Calgary Awards recipients will be announced here and on social media in mid-June 2021. Join the email list to stay up-to-date on details.


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ਇਹ ਫਾਰਮ ਲਾਜ਼ਮੀ ਤੌਰ ਤੇ ਅੰਗ੍ਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਵਿਚ ਪੂਰਾ ਕੀਤਾ ਜਾਣਾ ਚਾਹੀਦਾ ਹੈ। ਤੁਹਾਡੀ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਲਈ ਦੀ ਵਰਤੋਂ ਕਰੋ।

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