2016 Awards Gala

Award winners

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


Winner

Solomon Gursky (Éditions du Boréal) by  Lori Saint-Martin et Paul Gagné
Translation of
Solomon Gursky Was Here (Penguin Random House Canada) by  Mordecai Richler

shortlisted

Petits Théâtres (Les Éditions du Noroît) by  Daniel Canty
Translation of
Little Theatres (House of Anansi) by  Erín Moure
Joshua (Éditions du Boréal) by  Lori Saint-Martin et Paul Gagné
Translation of
Joshua Then and Now (McClelland & Stewart) by  Mordecai Richler

Jury

Jean Charbonneau
Louis Patrick Leroux
Stéphanie Roesler

The A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry


Winner

Small Fires (McGill-Queen's University Press) by  Kelly Norah Drukker

shortlisted

Saint Twin (Mansfield Press) by  Sarah Burgoyne
Redrafting Winter (BuschekBooks) by  Alison Strumberger & Gillian Sze

Jury

Moe Clark
Greg Cook
Moez Surani

The Concordia University First Book Prize

Sponsored by Concordia University

Winner

Small Fires (McGill-Queen's University Press) by  Kelly Norah Drukker

shortlisted

Sleeping Giants (Del Rey (New York)) by  Sylvain Neuvel
Indigenous Writes (HighWater Press (an imprint of Portage & Main Press)) by  Chelsea Vowel

Jury

Louise Bernice Halfe
Gillian Jerome
Maria Schamis Turner

The Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction


Winner

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age (Allen Lane Canada, Penguin Random House Canada) by  Daniel J. Levitin

shortlisted

Shanghai Grand (HarperCollins Publishers Ltd) by  Taras Grescoe
Indigenous Writes (HighWater Press (an imprint of Portage & Main Press)) by  Chelsea Vowel

Jury

Andrea Bennett
Peter Knegt
Taylor Lambert

The Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

Sponsored by Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore

Winner

The Measure of Darkness (Bellevue Literary Press) by  Liam Durcan

shortlisted

The Poet is a Radio (Linda Leith Publishing) by  Jack Hannan
Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Knopf Canada) by  Madeleine Thien
Rich and Poor (BookThug) by  Jacob Wren

Jury

Paul Bracegirdle
Lee Kvern
Audrey Thomas

The QWF Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature

Sponsored by Janet and John Blachford

shortlisted

This is Sadie (Tundra Books) by  Sara O'Leary (Julie Morstad, illustrator)
Bug in a Vacuum (Tundra Books) by  Mélanie Watt

Jury

Gary Barwin
Rhonda Batchelor
Heather Phipps

3Macs carte blanche Prize


Winner

Rabbits with Red Eyes (Issue 28) by  Lesley Trites

Finalists

2nd place The Radium Girls (Issue 26) by  Larissa Andrusyshyn
3rd place Bridges We Build (Issue 26) by  André Simoneau

Jury

Nick Mount

Judy Mappin Community Award


Winner

Rana Bose for the unflagging focus, determination, and modesty with which he built and maintained Serai and Montreal Serai

Quebec Writing Competition prizes


Winner

Kasia Juno van Schaik

Shortlisted

2nd place Anna Leventhal
2nd place Karin Zuppiger

Gala video

Gala gallery

Photo credit: Chris DiRaddo