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The QWF Literary Award Winners

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The QWF Literary Award Winners

This week in Montreal, the Quebec Writers' Federation announced the winners of the QWF Literary Awards. The awards, established in 1988, are given annually in six categories. The 2009 winners are:

Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction ($2000)
Colin McAdam for Fall (Hamish Hamilton Canada/ Penguin Group Canada)

Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction ($2000)
Eric Siblin for The Cello Suites (House of Anansi Press)

A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry ($2000)
Carmine Starnino This Way Out (Gaspereau Press)

McAuslan First Book Prize ($2000)
Eric Siblin for The Cello Suites (House of Anansi Press)

QWF Prize for Children's & Young Adult Literature
Monique Polak for What World is Left (Orca Book Publishers)

Translation Prize ($2000), sponsored by Pierre Lapointe
Lazer Lederhendler for Nikolski (Knopf Canada), a translation of Nikolski (Éditions Alto) by Nicolas Dickner

For more information about the QWF Literary Awards, go to http://www.qwf.org/awards/.

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