The 2018 Atlantic Book Awards were presented last night at a gala ceremony held in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library and we’re congratulating three Transatlantic authors this morning!

POWERED BY LOVE: A Grandmothers’ Movement to End AIDS in Africa by Joanna Henry with Ilana Landsberg-Lewis (Goose Lane Editions) is the winner of the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association’s Best Atlantic-Published Book Award; David Huebert‘s PENINSULA SINKING (Biblioasis) is the winner of the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award – Fiction; and Sarah Faber‘s ALL IS BEAUTY NOW (McClelland & Stewart) is the winner of the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award – Fiction.

The Atlantic Book Awards are twelve annual awards that strive to promote and acknowledge excellence in Atlantic Canadian writing and book publishing. For more information about the awards and a full list of winners, please visit