2006 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

La Clameur des Ténèbres (Éditions du Boréal) by  Lori Saint-Martin et Paul Gagné
Translation of
The Unyielding Clamour of the Night (Cormorant Books) by  Neil Bissoondath

shortlisted

Les Anglos: La face cachée de Québec, Tome 1, 1608-1850 (Éditions Sylvain Harvey) by  Paule Champoux
Translation of
The Anglos: The Hidden Face of Quebec City (Volume 1) (Éditions Sylvain Harvey) by  Louisa Blair
Parlez-vous Boro? (Éditions du Boréal) by  Dominique Fortier
Translation of
Spoken Here (Random House) by  Mark Abley

The A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry


Winner

I, Nadja, and Other Poems (Brick Books) by  Susan Elmslie

shortlisted

The Theory of the Loser Class (Coach House Books) by  Jon Paul Fiorentino
He Claims He is the Direct Heir (Porcupine's Quill) by  Lazar Sarna

The Concordia University First Book Prize

then known as McAuslan First Book Prize

Winner

De Niro’s Game (House of Anansi Press) by  Rawi Hage

shortlisted

I, Nadja, and Other Poems (Brick Books) by  Susan Elmslie
Dreadful Paris (Snare Books) by  Melissa A. Thompson

The Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction


Winner

Translating Montreal: Episodes in the Life of a Divided City (McGill-Queen's University Press) by  Sherry Simon

shortlisted

Angels of Death (Knopf Canada) by  William Marsden and Julian Sher
Truth is Naked, All Others Pay Cash (Great Plains Publications) by  Byron Rempel

The Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

Sponsored by Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore

Winner

De Niro’s Game (House of Anansi Press) by  Rawi Hage

shortlisted

Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? (Knopf Canada) by  Anita Rau Badami
The Sound of All Flesh (Porcupine's Quill) by  Barry Webster

Judy Mappin Community Award


Winner

Julie Keith for her good judgment, graciousness, and unwavering commitment to advancing the cause of English-language literature in Quebec