The 2014 Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala

The Quebec Writers’ Federation holds its annual awards gala on November 18, in Montreal (tickets for the cocktail and awards show are $50; it’s $20 for just the ceremony; check the website for details at

Here’s the shortlist.

– Concordia University First Book Prize: Anna Leventhal for Sweet Affliction; Sean Michaels for Us Conductors; Caroline Vu for Palawan Story.
– QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Marie-Louise Gay for Any Questions?; Monique Polak for Hate Mail; Monique Polak for Straight Punch.
– Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction: Jon Paul Fiorentino for I’m Not Scared of You or Anything; Sean Michaels for Us Conductors; Guillaume Morissette for New Tab.
– Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction: Issa J. Boullata for The Bells of Memory; Chantal Hébert with Jean Lapierre for The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was; Margaret Lock for The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging.
– A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry: Angela Carr for Here In There, Jon Paul Fiorentino for Needs Improvement; Sina Queyras for M x T; Gillian Sze for Peeling Rambutan.

– November 13, 2014


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