1996 Awards Gala

Award winners

The A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry


Glass, Irony and God (New Direction) by  Anne Carson


Search Procedures (Anansi) by  Erín Moure
Swimming into the Light (Nuage) by  Carolyn Marie Souaid

The Concordia University First Book Prize

then known as First Book Award

The Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction

then known as Non-fiction Prize


Defiance in Their Eyes (Véhicule) by  Ann Charney
The Gift of Death (HarperCollins) by  André Picard

The Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

then known as Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction


The Timekeeper (HarperCollins) by  Trevor Ferguson


The Seventh Circle (Ronsdale) by  Benet Davetian
True Romance with a Sailor (Véhicule) by  Yeshim Ternar

Judy Mappin Community Award


Bryan Demchinsky for his work promoting local authors as Books editor of the Montreal Gazette