Ball's The Politics of Knives won a Manitoba Book Award for Poetry.
Di Cintio's A Hymn in Aramaic earned an Alberta Literary Award for short non-fiction. His novel Walls: Travels Along the Barricades received an Alberta Literary Award for non-fiction.
Since 1988, the Manitoba Book Awards have been celebrating the literary work of Manitoba writers.
The winners for this year's Manitoba Book Awards were announced on Sunday, April 28, 2013. The full list of winners can be found here.
The Alberta Literary Awards were established in 1982 to honour the writing of Alberta authors.
The winners for this year's Alberta Literary Awards were announced on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The full list of winners can be found here.