News: Shortlist for 2013 Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama Announced

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News: Shortlist for 2013 Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama Announced

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The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2013 Alberta Literary Awards! The Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors.

Awards jurors have deliberated 203 submissions to select 27 finalists in nine categories. Finalists represent extraordinary literary work written by Alberta authors and published in 2012.

The short list of nominees for the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama (Sponsored by Alberta Views) are:

· David Cheoros (Edmonton) – Invisible Child
· Col Cseke (Calgary) – Jim Forgetting
· Dave Kelly (Calgary) – Dad’s Piano, Lunchbox Theatre

Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Book Awards Gala on Saturday May 25, 2013 in conjunction with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta’s (BPAA) Alberta Book Publishing Awards and the Edmonton Public Library’s 2013 Alberta Readers’ Choice Award. The celebration will take place at the Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel (10222 – 102 Street) in Edmonton alongside the 2013 Words in 3 Dimensions Conference.