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THE QWF 2016 AWARDS ARE OPEN FOR SUBMISSION.The Quebec Writers' Federation holds an annual juried competition for published books by Quebec authors in six categories. In November 2016, QWF will award six prizes of $2,000 each to honour excellence in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, first book, translation and children’s and young adult literature. The calls for submissions and entry forms for each category are listed on this page and are available to download.
For further information about eligibility and submission criteria please call the QWF office at 514-933-0878.
Calls for Submissions / Appel à candidatures
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS [pdf]: A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry ● Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction ● Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction ● Concordia University First Book Prize
APPEL À CANDIDATURES [pdf]: Prix de traduction de la Fondation Cole : anglais-français
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS [pdf]: QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Picture Books with Text and Beginner Readers.
Submission Forms / Formulaire-de-candidature
SUBMISSION FORM [pdf]: Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction ● Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction ● A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry
FORMULAIRE DE CANDIDATURES - TRADUCTION 2016 [pdf] : Prix de traduction de la Fondation Cole : anglais-français
SUBMISSION FORM [pdf]: QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Picture Books with Text and Beginner Readers
SUBMISSION FORM [pdf]: Concordia University First Book Prize
THE QWF 2015 AWARDS
Congratulations to the recipients of the QWF 2015 Literary Awards and the 3Macs carte blanche Prize! The 17th QWF Awards Gala took place on Wednesday, November 18 at the Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre in Montreal.
Video by Randy Cole.
Thank you to everyone who attended the gala, the volunteers, and the QWF gala sponsor BMO Financial Group.
2015 QWF Literary Award Winners
- A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry
- Sponsored by Richard Pound, in memory of his brother Robert
- David McGimpsey
- Asbestos Heights
- Coach House Books
- Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction
- Sponsored by Champlain, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott and Vanier Colleges
- Carlos Fraenkel
- Teaching Plato in Palestine: Philosophy in a Divided World
- Princeton University Press
- Concordia University First Book Prize
- Sponsored by Concordia University
- Anita Anand
- Swing in the House and Other Stories
- Véhicule Press
- Cole Foundation Prize for Translation - French to English
- Sponsored by the Cole Foundation
- Debbie Blythe
- Turkey and the Armenian Ghost: On the Trail of the Genocide
- McGill-Queen's University Press
Laure Marchand et Guillaume Perrier
La Turquie et le fantôme arménien: sur les traces du genocide
- Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction
- Sponsored by Paragraphe Bookstore
- Neil Smith
- Knopf Canada
- Recipient of the 2015 Judy Mappin Community Award
- Maya Munro Byers
2015 QWF Literary Award Shortlist
List of Submissions to the 2015 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.