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IACP 2017 Food Writing Awards Finalists

Posted: 2017/02/10

The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) announced its 2017 Award Finalists in New York earlier this week, and 6 of the Workman Publishing titles are nominated! Winners will be announced during the IACP gala in Louisville on March 5.

Taste of Persia by Nami Duguid (9781579655488, Artisan)
Nominated in the Culinary Travel category

Breaking Breads by Uri Scheft (9781579656829, Artisan)
Nominated in the Culinary Travel and the Food, Photography & Styling categories

Mad Hungry Family by Lucinda Scala Quinn (9781579656645, Artisan)
Nominated in the Children, Youth & Family category

The Vegetable Butcher by Cara Mangini (9780761180524, Workman)
Nominated in the Single Subject category

Fresh Fish by Jennifer Trainer Thompson (9781612128085, Storey)
Nominated in the American category

Ocean Greens by Lisette Kreischer & Marcel Schuttelaar (9781615193523, The Experiment)
Nominated in the Food Matters category

See the full list of nominations here.

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THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON wins 2017 Newbery Medal

Posted: 2017/01/23

Congratulations to Kelly Barnhill and Algonquin Young Publishers! Barnhill's THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON has been named the 2017 Newbery Medal winner!

The Newbery Medal is the highest U.S. award in children's literature, awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) for the most distinguished contribution to American children's literature.

In this New York Times bestselling epic fantasy, a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon must unlock the dangerous magic buried deep inside. This critically acclaimed novel for middle-graders has been named a Best Book of 2016 by: Entertainment Weekly, the New York Public Library, the Chicago Public Library, Amazon, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Booklist.

 

 

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Thomas Allen Remembers Tom Harpur

Posted: 2017/01/10

Thomas Allen and Son fondly remembers Tom Harpur, who passed away on January 2nd, 2017. Harpur was a Rhodes Scholar and a theologian, a long-time columnist for the Toronto Star and the author of many books. His groundbreaking work, The Pagan Christ, was a national best-seller and introduced many people to a revolutionary new way of thinking about Christianity. We offer our sincere condolences to his family.

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Kaitlyn Greenidge's WE LOVE YOU, CHARLIE FREEMAN Named A NY Times Top Book of 2016!

Posted: 2016/12/16

We're excited to announce that Kaitlyn Greenidge's We Love You, Charlie Freeman (Algonquin Books, 9781616206444) was chosen by New York Times critic, Janet Maslin, as one of her Top 10 Books of 2016!

The paperback edition pubs on January 31, 2017!

In case you missed it, here are some highlights of the praise that this phenomenal title has already received:

“A terrifically auspicious debut.”
Janet Maslin, The New York Times

  “Greenridge’s wondrous first novel pits the sins of the past against the desire for the future in a multifaceted narrative that challenges concepts of culture and communication.”
Booklist (starred)

 “Greenidge proves herself a master of dialogue, which helps her craft engaging, well-drawn characters. …with humor, irony, and wit, Greenidge tackles this sensitive subject and crafts a light but deeply respectful take on this heavy aspect of America's treatment of black people. This is a timely work, full of disturbing but necessary observations. A vivid and poignant coming-of-age story that is also an important exploration of family, race, and history.”
Kirkus Reviews

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SUPERFOODS 24/7 shortlisted for a Taste Canada Food Writing Award

Posted: 2016/09/13

Congratulations to Jessica Nadel, who is shortlisted for a Taste Canada Food Writing Award for her book SUPERFOODS 24/7. The book is shortlisted under the Health and Special Diet Cookbooks (English) category.

Taste Canada’s mission is to be the authoritative culinary writing award in Canada by showcasing and recognizing the best. Taste Canada annually honours superior writing and publishing throughout Canada’s culinary community, in English and French.

 The Awards are presented in Toronto each year at the Taste Canada Gala Fundraiser and Reception, which is in itself a unique gastronomic delight. Previous winners have included such notable figures as Kate Aitken, Michael Smith, Laura Olson, Michael Bonacini, Laura Calder, Ricardo, Elizabeth Baird, Anita Stewart, Naomi Duguid, Normand Laprise, and Martin Picard, to name a few.

 The 2016 Taste Canada awards will be announced on Monday, November 14th at the historic Arcadian Court.

 You can see the complete Taste Canada shortlist here.

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