The following books, published in 2016, have been NOMINATED for AWARDS in this year's competition.

The WINNER of each Class will be announced at the Awards Evening to be held at Waterstones Bookshop, Truro, on Tuesday 11th July 2017 together with the WINNERS of the Cornish Literary Guild Salver and the Holyer an Gof Cups.

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Classes 1.0: Lyvrow yn Kernewek rag dyskas ( Books in Cornish for teaching )

  A Learners' Cornish Dictionary in the Standard Written Form

Steve Harris (Editor)

Ors Sempel & An Kylgh Kernewek
  Taves an Tir - Resources Pack for Schools Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek
  SWSF Dictionary   Tir ha Tavas

Class 1.2: Lyvrow yn Kernewek rag tevesigyon ha tevesigesow ( Books in Cornish for adults )

  An Kevreyth Howlek Rod Lyon Kesva an Taves Kernewek

Rod Lyon

Kesva an Taves Kernewek

  Tenkys   An Kevreth Howlek

Classes 2.0 & 2.1 combined:   Books for Children of Primary age & Young Adults

  A Christmas in Cornwall Craig Green & Oliver Hurst Mabecron Books
  The Fortune of the Seventh Stone Petrus Ursem Self-published - Gresham House Studios
  The Little Red Egg Judy Scrimshaw Granny Moff Books
  The Solstice Blade Robert Beck Self-published - Mandolin Press
A Christmas in cornwall The fortune of the 7th Stone The Little red egg The Solstice blade

Class 3.0:  Adult fiction

  A Cord of Three Strands S. J. Haxton .Boswell Book Publishing
  Broken Dove L. A. Kent WillowOrchard Publishing
  Buried in the Country Carole Dunn Little Brown Book Group; Constable imprint
  What everybody is saying Carla Vermaat Carmichael Publishers
A cord of three Strands Broken Dove Buried in the country What Everybody is Saying

Class 5.0:  Non-Fiction - History, Language and Creative Arts

  A Fight for Life Ingo Küster P & B Hawkey
  Cornish Solidarity: Using culture to Strengthen Communities Neil Kennedy Evertype
  Cornwall's First Golden Age Bernard Deacon Francis Boutle Publishers
  Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World Marc Raboy Oxford University Press
  Scryfer: Robert Victor Walling 1895-1976 - Bard & Journalist Ann Trevenen Jenkin & Stephen Gadd Gorsedh Kernow & Kesva an Taves Kernewek
  The Cornish in Latin America Dr. S.P. Schwartz Cornubian Press
  A fight for Life Cornish Solidarity Cornwalls First golden age
  Marconi Scryfer The Cornish in Latin america

Class 5.1:  Non-Fiction: Marine, Industrial Heritage and the Environment

  Cornwall's Fuse Works 1831 - 1961 Diane Hodnett The Trevithick Society
  Sea Journal Lisa Woollett Zart Books
  Thorn's of Bude David Thorn & Stuart Thorn Halsgrove
  Tommy Morrissey: fisherman painter Gill Scott Spur Valerian press
Cornwalls Fuse works Sea Journal Thoprns of Bude Thomas morrisey

   Class: 6.0:  Booklets

  Changing Places: Porthcurno and the roots of modern communication Steve Bladon, Rosalyn Goulding and others PK Trust (registered charity 1062233)
  The Cornish History Notebook Dee Harris Ors Sempel & An Kylgh Kernewek
  Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand Compiled by the Archives & Publications Committe of Gorsedh Kernow Gorsedh Kernow
  Changing Places Cornish history notebook Cornish Bards of australis & NZ