2016 QWF Awards Shortlists Announced

The Quebec Writers’ Federation recently announced the nominees for their 2016 awards. Each year the awards are handed out to the best English-language writers to emerge from Quebec in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, First Book, Translation, and Children’s and Young Adult Literature.

Congratulations to our members and their authors who received nominations:

BookThug & Jacob Wren for Rich and Poor for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

BuschekBooks & Alison Strumberger and Gillian Sze for Redrafting Winter for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry

Linda Leith Publishing & Jack Hannan for The Poet is a Radio for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

Mansfield Press & Sarah Burgoyne for Saint Twin for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry

The winners will be announced at an awards gala in Montreal on November 22nd. To learn more about the awards and to view a full list of the nominees, please visit the QWF website.