Quebec Writers' Federation Awards

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The Quebec Writers' Federation Awards are a series of Canadian literary awards, presented annually by the Quebec Writers' Federation to the best works of literature in English by writers from Quebec.

Categories[edit]

They are currently presented in seven literary categories:

  • Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction,
  • Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction
  • A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry
  • Concordia University First Book Prize
  • QWF Prize for Children's & Young Adult Literature
  • Cole Foundation Prize for Translation (French and English, with target language alternating each year)
  • 3Macs Carte Blanche Prize for the best work published in the QWF's online literary journal Carte Blanche.

An annual community award is also presented to a person who has played a significant role in building and supporting Quebec's anglophone writing community.

The awards have been presented annually since 1988.

Winners by year[edit]

1988[edit]

1989[edit]

1990[edit]

1991[edit]

1992[edit]

1993[edit]

1994[edit]

1995[edit]

1996[edit]

1997[edit]

1998[edit]

1999[edit]

2000[edit]

2001[edit]

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

  • Fiction: Colin McAdam, Fall
  • Non-fiction: Eric Siblin, The Cello Suites
  • Poetry: Carmine Starnino, This Way Out
  • First Book: Eric Siblin, The Cello Suites
  • Translation: Lazer Lederhendler, Nikolski (Nicolas Dickner)
  • Children's and Young Adult Literature: Monique Polak, What World is Left
  • Community: Luci and Adrian King-Edwards
  • Carte Blanche Prize: Julie Mahfood, Changing Winter Tires

2010[edit]

  • Fiction: Miguel Syjuco, Illustrado
  • Non-fiction: Cleo Paskal, Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the World Map
  • Poetry: Kate Hall, The Certainty Dream
  • First Book: Sean Mills, The Empire Within: Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties Montreal
  • Translation: Paule Champoux, Québec, ville du patrimoine mondial (David Mendel, Quebec, World Heritage City)
  • Children's and Young Adult Literature: Caryl Cude Mullin, Rough Magic
  • Community: Ilona Martonfi
  • Carte Blanche Prize: Mark Paterson, Something Important and Delicate

2011[edit]

  • Fiction: Dimitri Nasrallah, Niko
  • Non-fiction: Joel Yanofsky, Bad Animals: A Father's Accidental Education in Autism
  • Poetry: Gabe Foreman, A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People
  • First Book: Ann Scowcroft, The Truth of Houses
  • Translation: Lazer Lederhendler, Apocalypse for Beginners (Nicolas Dickner, Tarmac)
  • Children's and Young Adult Literature: Alan Silberberg, Milo
  • Community: Endre Farkas
  • Carte Blanche Prize: Gillian Sze, Like This Together

2012[edit]

  • Fiction: Rawi Hage, Carnival
  • Non-fiction: Taras Grescoe, Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile
  • Poetry: Oana Avasilichioaei, We, Beasts
  • First Book: Alice Petersen, All The Voices Cry
  • Translation: Éric Fontaine, T'es con, point (Doug Harris, YOU Comma Idiot)
  • Children's and Young Adult Literature: Catherine Austen, 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6
  • Community: Steve Luxton
  • Carte Blanche Prize: Heather Davis, Aria

2013[edit]

  • Fiction: Saleema Nawaz, Bone and Bread
  • Non-fiction: Adam Leith Gollner, The Book of Immortality
  • Poetry: Ken Howe, The Civic-Mindedness of Trees
  • First Book: Andrew Szymanski, The Barista and I
  • Translation: Donald Winkler, The Major Verbs
  • Children's and Young Adult Literature: Paul Blackwell, Undercurrent
  • Carte Blanche Prize: Juliet Waters, Bluefooted

2014[edit]

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