Finalists for 2014 Lane Anderson Awards Announced

Today, we are excited to announce the finalists for the best Canadian science books written in 2014. Our jury panels evaluated submissions in two categories – adult and young readers. They arrived at their shortlist after evaluating the relevance of each book’s content to the importance of science in today’s world, as well as the author’s ability to connect the topic to the interests of the general trade reader. The winner in each category receives a $10,000 prize. “The jury adjudicated science books on subjects as varied and topical as space exploration, fracking, and even underwater dinosaurs,” said Holly Doll, Award Manager …

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Deadline Extended to May 22 for 2014 Lane Anderson Award

The administrators of the Lane Anderson Award announced they have extended the deadline for the 2014 book prize to 12:00 p.m. ET on May 22, 2015. Submission details are available online. The Lane Anderson Award honours the very best science writing in Canada in two categories: adult and young reader. The jury will announce the 2014 winners at an event in Toronto in September 2015; the winner in each category will receive $10,000. Jury panels drawn from the Canadian academic, publishing, creative and institutional fields will evaluate submissions in the two categories on the relevance of the book’s content to …

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