Margaret McWilliams Award

The Margaret McWilliams Awards are an annual literary award in Manitoba, Canada presented by the Manitoba Historical Society.[1] The society awards prizes in the categories of Scholarly History Book, Popular History Book, and Local History Book. Inaugurated in 1955, the award is among the oldest literary prizes in Canada and named after historian and author Margaret Stovel McWilliams.[2][3] Past winners include Sarah Klassen, James Urry, Royden Loewen, Maurice Mierau, Roland Penner, Carol Matas and many others.


  1. ^ "History society honours three Manitoba books". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  2. ^ "MHS Margaret McWilliams Award Program". Manitoba Historic Society. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  3. ^ "Lieutenant-Governor requests nominations for historical awards". Virden Empire-Advance. Retrieved April 19, 2021.