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THE QWF 2016 AWARDSThe 18th QWF Awards Gala took place on Tuesday, November 22 at the Corona Theatre in Montreal. The gala was hosted by spoken word performer Tanya Evanson and the second annual CBC/QWF Writer in Residence was named.
Thank you to everyone who attended! We hope you had a wonderful time. Get a taste of the 2016 Gala with this video footage by Deborah Van Slet.
Special thanks to the 2016 Gala sponsor:
2016 QWF Literary Award Winners
- Prix de traduction de la Fondation Cole - Anglais --> Français
- Sponsored by the Cole Foundation
- Lori Saint-Martin et Paul Gagné
- Solomon Gursky
- Éditions du Boréal
- Solomon Gursky Was Here
- by Mordecai Richler
- Penguin Random House Canada
- Concordia University First Book Prize
- Sponsored by Concordia University
- Kelly Norah Drukker
- Small Fires
- McGill-Queen’s University Press
- Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction
- Sponsored by an anonymous donor
- Daniel J. Levitin
- A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
- Allen Lane Canada, Penguin Random House Canada
- Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction
- Sponsored by Paragraphe Bookstore
- Liam Durcan
- The Measure of Darkness
- Bellevue Literary Press
- QWF Prize for Children’s Literature: Picture Books with Text and Beginner Readers
- Sponsored by Janet and John Blachford
- Bonnie Farmer (Marie Lafrance, illustrator)
- Oscar Lives Next Door
- Owlkids Books
- 3 Macs carte blanche Prize
- Lesley Trites
- "Rabbits with Red Eyes"
- Recipient of the 2016 Judy Mappin Community Award
- Rana Bose
- The CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence
- Sarah Lolley
2016 QWF Literary Award Shortlist
List of Submissions to the 2016 QWF Literary Awards
About the QWF Literary Awards
Every year, The Quebec Writers’ Federation shines the spotlight on the best English-language writers to emerge from Quebec. The QWF Awards include six $2,000 book prizes for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, First Book, Translation, and Children’s and Young Adult Literature. The winners of these book prizes, of the 3Macs carte blanche prize, and of the Judy Mappin Community Award, are announced at our Gala each year, making it indisputably the most important literary event of the year for Quebec's English-language writers and their readers.