Seghers Collection book wins Alcuin Award

Posted on: April 18th, 2014


The Seghers Collection: Old Books for a New World has been awarded Third Prize in the Prose non-fiction illustrated category in the 2014 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada.

The winning books will be exhibited in Germany at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs; in Japan, at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, in conjunction with the Tokyo International Book Fair; and, in Canada, in nine provinces. Exhibition venues will be posted on the Alcuin web site. The books will also be entered in the international book design competition in Leipzig, Germany in February 2015. Awards will be given out this fall in both Toronto and Vancouver; announcements will be made on the web site about locations and speakers.

The complete list of winners is available at