The QWF Literary Awards
Images from the 2012 Gala
Steve Luxton receives the Community Award.
Alice Petersen wins the Concordia University First Book Prize.
Catherine Austen wins the QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.
Oana Avasilichioaei wins the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry.
Éric Fontaine wins the Prix de Traduction Fondation Cole.
Rawi Hage wins the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction.
Taras Grescoe wins the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction.
2012 QWF Literary Awards Gala
QWF Literary Prizes Awarded at Lion d'Or Ceremony
On November 20, 2012, the Quebec Writers' Federation held its annual Awards Gala at the Lion d'Or in Montreal. The event was hosted by Josh Freed. Six literary prizes, a Community Award, and the 3Macs carte blanche Prize, and the winners of the 2012 Quebec Writing Competition were presented.
2012 QWF Literary Award Winners
- Prix de Traduction Fondation Cole
- Anglais - Français
- Commandité par la Fondation Cole
- Éric Fontaine
- T'es con, point
- translation of
- YOU Comma Idiot
- by Doug Harris
- Goose Lane Editions
- Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction
- Sponsored by Champlain, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, and Vanier Colleges
- Taras Grescoe
- Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile
- Harper Collins Canada
- Concordia University First Book Prize
- Sponsored by Concordia University
- Alice Petersen
- All The Voices Cry
- A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry
- Sponsored by Richard Pound in memory of his brother Robert
- Oana Avasilichioaei
- We, Beasts
- Wolsak and Wynn
- Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction
- Sponsored by Paragraphe Bookstore
- Rawi Hage
- House of Anansi
- QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature
- Catherine Austen
- 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6
- James Lorimer & Company Ltd.
- Community Award
- Steve Luxton
- Quebec Writing Competition prizes
- Harold Hoefle - First Prize, for "Ride"
- Willow Verkerk - Second Prize, for "Manufactured"
- QWC Reader's Choice Prize: Brandon Silver, for "The Revolution"