2005 Awards Gala

Award winners

Le Prix de traduction de la Fondation Cole / The Cole Foundation Prize for Translation

then known as The Translation Prize

Winner

Truth or Death: The Quest for Immortality in the Western Narrative Tradition (Talonbooks) by  Fred A. Reed
Translation of
Raconter et mourir (Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal) by  Thierry Hentsch

shortlisted

All That Glitters (Talonbooks) by  Fred. A. Reed and David Homel
Translation of
L'élu du hazard (Éditions Alto) by  Martine Desjardins
No End to the World (Guernica Editions) by  Daniel Sloate
Translation of
Sans bord, sans bout du monde (Éditions de la Différence) by  Hélène Dorion

The A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry


Winner

Little Theatres (House of Anansi Press) by  Erín Moure

shortlisted

The Silver Palace Restaurant (McGill-Queen's University Press) by  Mark Abley
The World is a Heartbreaker (Coach House Books) by  Sherwin Tjia

The Concordia University First Book Prize

then known as McAuslan First Book Prize

Winner

Blackbodying (DC Books/ New Writers Series) by  Dimitri Nasrallah
The Far Away Home (NeWest Press) by  Marci Denesiuk

shortlisted

Cities of Weather (Cormorant Books Inc.) by  Matthew Fox

The Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction


Winner

Survival: A Refugee Life (Key Porter Books) by  Fred Bruemmer

shortlisted

Sir William Hingston (1829-1907): Montreal Mayor, Sugeon and Banker (Price-Patterson Ltd.) by  Alan Hustak
A Lover’s Quarrel (The Procupine's Quill) by  Carmine Starnino

The Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

then known as Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

Winner

shortlisted

Any Day Now (Signature Editions) by  Denise Roig
Crazy About Lily (McClelland & Stewart) by  William Weintraub

Judy Mappin Community Award


Winner

Guy Rodgers for his role in the founding and flourishing of many major arts organizations, including the Federation of English-language Writers of Quebec, the Quebec Drama Federation, the Quebec Writers' Federation, and the English-Language Arts Network