Richard Van Camp - Author - Story Teller - Inspiration

Richard Van Camp

Author ~ Story Teller ~ Inspiration

The following is a list of awards and nominations that Richard has been honored with.

 

Awards

 

  • 2015
    • R. Ross Arnett Award for Children's Literature for Little You
  • 2013
    • Georges Bugnet award for Godless but Loyal to Heaven (Enfield & Wizenty)
  • 2012
    • Northern Journal's "News-maker of the Year"
    • Up Here Magazine's "Northerner of the Year"
  • 2006 - 2007
    • Wordcraft Storyteller of the Year for "The Greatest Storytelling in Canada and the US" at the annual Returning the Gift conference held at Michigan State University by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers
  • 2001
    • Jugendileraturpries Award, the highest award for a translation awarded by the German government for The Lesser Blessed (Translated by Ulrich Plezdorf)
  • 1999 - 2000
    • Canadian Children's Book Center "Our Choice" recommended list For What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses
  • 1999
    • Writer of the Year Award for Children's Literature by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers for A Man Called Raven
  • 1997
    • Canadian Authors Association Air Canada Award, honoring a young (under 30) Canadian writer deemed to show the most promise for the future in the field of literary creation

 

Nominations

 

  • 2013
    • Finalist for the Western Magazine for the short story "Devotion"
  • 2010
    • ReLit Award for The Moon of Letting Go
    • Western Magazine Award, nominated by Prairie Fire for the short story "Dypthia"