Congratulations to Nightwood’s Tim Bowling whose latest collection, Tenderman, won the 2012 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Tim is celebrating his third win of this Alberta Literary Award, which recognizes excellence in poetry by Alberta writers and carries a $1500 cash prize. The 2012 winners of the Alberta Literary Awards were announced at the Writers Guild of Alberta gala on Saturday night in Calgary.
Other highlights included Wayne Arthurson winning the $10,000 Alberta Readers’ Choice Award for his novel, Fall from Grace and the $1,500 Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction going to Lynn Coady (The Antagonist). For a list of all the 2012 winners and more highlights of the WGA gala, click here.