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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Shandi Mitchell wins Commonwealth Prize

Halifax author also up for Atlantic Book Awards

Posted By on Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 12:44 PM

  • Becky Parson

Now, we all know that plaques and trophies are dust and painful-speech magnets, but they still give us a hiccup of excitement. Right after receiving two Atlantic Book Awards nominations—-including the big guy, the Thomas Raddall—-filmmaker-turned-author Shandi Mitchell’s Under This Unbroken Sky has won the Commonwealth Prize Best First Book (Canada/Caribbean).

Mitchell is on her way to India to receive the prize, but she'll back back in time for the Atlantic Book Awards. For a complete list of events and nominees go to

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