2020: “The Very Best!” First Book Winners!

The “Best First Book” award goes to the first published book by an author. It can be either fiction or non-fiction. In their book, the author has demonstrated that their debut book is not a “one-off”. Indeed, the writing should be so good that the reader is eagerly anticipating their next effort. Here are the three winners for 2020:

  • GOLD: Blindshot by Denis Coupal (Fiction, Linda Leith Publishing))
  • SILVER: The Imperilled Ocean by Laura Trethewey (Non-Fiction, Goose Lane Publishing)
  • BRONZE: Lightness by Fanie Demeule (Fiction, Linda Leith Publishing)

The 2020 shortlist for Best First Book is here: https://miramichireader.ca/2020/06/2020-shortlist-best-first-book/

Owner/Editor-in-Chief at -- Website

James M. Fisher is the owner and editor-in-chief of The Miramichi Reader. The Miramichi Reader (TMR) —Canada’s best-regarded source for the finest in new literary releases— highlights noteworthy books and authors across Canada from coast to coast to coast (est. 2015). James works and resides in Miramichi, New Brunswick with his wife and their tabby cat.

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Denis Coupal
August 8, 2020 22:01

So pleased. Thank you Miramichi Reader for believing in my first novel. So great to have this kind of support for BLINDSHOT.

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