Congratulations to Joan Dawson! Her book, Nova Scotia’s Historic Rivers, published by Nimbus, has been short-listed for an Atlantic Book Award in the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction category. Mrs Dawson taught French in the School of Journalism during the 1980s. She is also the widow of Dr R MacGregor Dawson, who taught English at King’s from 1960 until his retirement. The Dawsons’ sons Robert (BSc ’82) and Peter (BAH ’85) are King’s alumni.