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2015 QWF Awards Finalists

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Every year, The Quebec Writers’ Federation shines the spotlight on the best English-language writers to emerge from Quebec. The QWF Awards include six $2,000 book prizes for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, First Book, Translation, and Children’s and Young Adult Literature. The winners of these book prizes, of the 3Macs carte blanche prize, and of the Judy Mappin Community Award, are announced at our Gala each year, making it indisputably the most important literary event of the year for Quebec's English-language writers and their readers. **Missing from the list below is The Permanent Nature of Everything: A Memoir, by Judith Cowan; Teaching Plato in Palestine: Philosophy in a Divided World, by Carlos Fraenkel; Hyena Supoena, by Catherine Kidd; The View North from Liberal Cemetery, by Joel Wapnick;
Daydreams Of Angels

Daydreams Of Angels

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Heather O'Neill's distinctive style and voice fill these charming, sometimes dark, always beguiling stories.

From "The Robot Baby," in which we discover what happens when a robot feels emotion for the very first time, to "Heaven," about a grandfather who died for a few minutes when he was nine and visited the pearly gates, to "The Little Wolf-Boy of Northern Quebec," in which untamed children run wild through the streets of Paris, to "Dolls," in which a little girl's forgotten dolls tell their ow …

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Boundless

Boundless

Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage
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Nominated for the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction
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Asbestos Heights

Asbestos Heights

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Nominated for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry
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As Always

As Always

A Memoir of a Life in Waiting
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Nominated for the Cole Foundation Prize for Translation
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Boo

Boo

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Nominated for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction
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Giving Up
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Nominated for the Concordia University First Book Prize
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Kapusta

Kapusta

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Nominated for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry
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