The Quebec Writers’ Federation recently announced the nominees for their 2015 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 & Mike Steeves for Giving Up, nominated for the Concordia University First Book Prize
Coach House Books & David McGimpsey for Asbestos Heights, nominated for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry
Guernica Editions & H. Nigel Thomas for No Safeguards, nominated for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction
Talonbooks & Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott for As Always, nominated for the Cole Foundation Prize for Translation
Véhicule Press & Anita Anand for Swing in the House and Other Stories, nominated for the Concordia University First Book Prize
The winners will be announced at an awards gala in Montreal on November 18th. To learn more about the awards and to view a full list of the nominees, please visit the QWF website.