The QWF Literary Awards

2015 QWF Literary Awards Gala

The 17th QWF Awards Gala took place on Wednesday, November 18 at the Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre in Montreal. The gala was hosted by author Adam Leith Gollner and the first annual CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence was named.

Thank you to everyone who attended! We hope you had a wonderful time.

Here are video highlights from 2015 QWF Awards Gala.

Many thanks to gala sponsor:

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

translation of

La Turquie et le fantôme arménien: sur les traces du genocide
by Laure Marchand et Guillaume Perrier
Actes Sud
Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction
Sponsored by Paragraphe Bookstore
Neil Smith
Knopf Canada
3 Macs carte blanche Prize
Deborah Van Slet
Recipient of the 2015 Judy Mappin Community Award
Maya Munro Byers
The CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence
Monique Polak

2015 QWF Literary Award Shortlist

List of Submissions to the 2015 QWF Literary Awards