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Monday, October 18, 2010

Quebec Writers' Federaton Literary Awards (2010)

The Quebec Writers’ Federation has announced the shortlists for the 2010 QWF Literary Awards. Each of the six awards comes with a $2,000 prize, and the winners will be named at a gala ceremony on Nov. 23. The nominees are:

Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction:
Doug Harris, YOU Comma Idiot (Goose Lane Editions)
Jeffrey Moore, The Extinction Club (Hamish Hamilton Canada)
Miguel Syjuco, Ilustrado (Hamish Hamilton Canada)

Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction:
Avi Friedman, A Place in Mind: The Search for Authenticity (Véhicule Press)
Frank Mackey, Done with Slavery (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
Cleo Paskal, Global Warring (Key Porter Books)
A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry:

Kate Hall, The Certainty Dream (Coach House Books)
Michael Harris, Circus (Véhicule Press)
Erín Moure, O Resplandor (House of Anansi Press)

QWF First Book Prize:
Larissa Andrusyshyn, Mammoth (DC Books)
Doug Harris, YOU Comma Idiot (Goose Lane Editions)
Sean Mills, The Empire Within (McGill-Queen’s University Press)

QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature:
Catherine Austen, Walking Backward (Orca Book Publishers)
Caryl Cude Mullin, Rough Magic (Second Story Press)
Monique Polak, The Middle of Everywhere (Orca Book Publishers)

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