Writer Paul Bowdring has won the 2013 BMO Winterset Award for his book, “The Strangers’ Gallery.”
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2013 BMO Winterset Award winner Paul Bowdring receives his certificate from juror Ruth Lawrence
The award was presented during a ceremony at Government House in St. John’s this afternoon.
The Winterset Award, administered by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, is designed to celebrate and support Newfoundland and Labrador writers and writing. There were 25 entries submitted for the award this year.
Other finalists were Lisa Moore for “Caught” and Carmelita McGrath for “Escape Velocity.”
Bowdring will take home a $10,000 prize, while Moore and McGrath will each receive $2,500.
See full story in tomorrow’s Telegram.