Quebec Writers' Federation Reveals 2014 QWF Awards Shortlist

The fall literary awards season continues as the Quebec Writers' Federation (QWF) revealed the shortlist for their 2014 awards. Celebrating the best in English-language writing coming out of Quebec, these awards are given out every year in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, First Book, Translation, and Children's & Young Adult Literature.

Congratulations to our member publishers who came away with nominations:

Anvil Press & Jon Paul Fiorentino for I'm Not Scared of You or Anything for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

BookThug & Angela Carr for Here in There for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry

Coach House Books for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry with Jon Paul Fiorentino for Needs Improvement, and Sina Queyras for M x T

Gaspereau Press & Gillian Sze for Peeling Rambutan for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry

Invisible Publishing & Anna Leventhal for Sweet Affliction for the Concordia University First Book Prize

Linda Leith Publishing & Issa J. Boullata for The Bells of Memory for the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction

Vehicule Press & Guillaume Morissett for New Tab for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

The winners will be announced at the annual QWF gala on November 18th in Montreal. To learn more about these awards and to see a full list of this year's nominees, please visit the QWF website.