2020s Awards Gala

Award winners

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


Winner

Éclipse électrique (Éditions du Boréal) by  Benoît Laflamme
Translation of
The Knockoff Eclipse (Anvil Press) by  Melissa Bull

shortlisted

Zolitude (Éditions du Boréal) by  Catherine Ego
Translation of
Zolitude (Biblioasis) by  Paige Cooper

The A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry


Winner

A Common Name for Everything (Green Writers Press) by  Sarah Wolfson

shortlisted

Eight Track (Talonbooks) by  Oana Avasilichioaei
POP (Coach House Books) by  Simina Banu
The Headless Man (Anvil Press) by  Peter Dubé
rushes from the river disappointment (McGill-Queen’s University Press) by  stephanie roberts

The Concordia University First Book Prize


Winner

The Danger Model (McGill-Queen's University Press) by  Madelaine Caritas Longman

shortlisted

ZOM-FAM (Metonymy Press) by  Kama La Mackerel
Pluviophile (Nightwood Editions) by  Yusuf Saadi

The Janet Savage Blachford Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature


Winner

The Three Brothers (Groundwood Books) by  Marie-Louise Gay

shortlisted

Pokko and the Drum (Paula Wiseman Books – Simon & Schuster Canada) by  Matthew Forsythe
Fern and Horn (Groundwood Books) by  Marie-Louise Gay

The Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction


Winner

Dominoes at the Crossroads (Véhicule Press/Esplanade Book) by  Kaie Kellough

shortlisted

Home Game (Signature Editions) by  Endre Farkas
The Wagers (Random House Canada) by  Sean Michaels

The QWF Playwriting Prize


Winner

Albumen (Arts Court Theatre) by  Mishka Lavigne

shortlisted

Sania the Destroyer (Theatre New Brunswick) by  Mona’a Malik
Instant (Playwrights Canada Press) by  Erin Shields