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Alcuin Society Book Design Awards 2010


The Alcuin Society, a Vancouver based group who promote a wider appreciation of books and reading and to support excellence in book design and production, have announced the winners of their annual Book Design Awards.

The winning books will be exhibited in Germany at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs, and, in Canada, in every province except PEI. Exhibition venues will be posted on the Alcuin Society website.

Here are some of the top prize winners, full list can be found here.

Cigar Box BanjoCHILDREN
Jessica Sullivan and Naimo MacDougall, designers of The Little Hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (Greystone Books)

PICTORIAL
Peter Cocking designer of Visions of British Columbia by Bruce Grenville and Scott Steedman (Douglas & McIntyre)

PROSE FICTION
Peter Cocking designer of I am a Japanese Writer by Dany Laferrière (Douglas & McIntyre)

PROSE NON-FICTION
Heather Pringle and Jessica Sullivan, designers of Cigar Box Banjo by Paul Quarrington (Greystone Books)

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