Canadian Authors Association announces 2015 winners of Canadian Authors Literary Awards

>>From the Canadian Authors Assocation June 14, 2015 – The Canadian Authors Association is thrilled to announce the Canadian Authors Literary Awards winners for 2015. Introduced in 1975, these awards continue the association’s long tradition of honouring Canadian writers who achieve excellence without sacrificing popular appeal. The 12 finalists were selected from almost 300 nominations. … Read more

2014 CAA Literary Awards Revealed

From the Canadian Authors Association June 21, 2014 – Tonight the Canadian Authors Association (CAA) continued its long-held tradition of writers honouring writers and announced the winners of its 2014 Literary Awards competition during the CanWrite! Conference and Retreat in Orillia, Ontario. Joseph Boyden was awarded the CAA Fiction Award for The Orenda (Penguin Group … Read more

Winners of 2013 CAA Literary Awards Announced

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Last night the Canadian Authors Association (CAA) continued its long-held tradition of writers honouring writers and announced the winners of its 2013 Literary Awards competition during its annual CanWrite! conference.

Michael S. Cross of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was awarded the Lela Common Award for Canadian History for A Biography of Robert Baldwin: The Morning-Star of Memory (Oxford University Press). The shortlist for this award included Tim Cook (Warlord: Borden, MacKenzie King, and Canada’s World Wars) and Barry Gough (Juan de Fuca’s Strait: Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams).

Christopher Meades was named the recipient of the CAA Award for Fiction for his novel The Last Hiccup (ECW Press). This year’s fiction shortlist included Tricia Dower (Stony River) and Vincent Lam (The Headmaster’s Wager).

Don McKay won the CAA Poetry Award for Paradoxides (McClelland & Stewart). The 2013 poetry shortlist also included Julie Bruck (Monkey Ranch) and Emily McGiffin (Between Dusk and Night).

All three award recipients receive a silver medal and a $2000 cash prize.

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2013 CAA Awards Shortlist Announced

Via the Canadian Authors Association

The Canadian Authors Association is pleased to announce the CAA Literary Awards shortlists for 2013. Introduced in 1975, these awards continue the association’s long tradition of honouring Canadian writers who achieve excellence without sacrificing popular appeal. The nine finalists were selected from over 300 nominations.

The 2013 CAA Literary Awards shortlists are as follows:

CAA Award for Fiction

• Tricia Dower, Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, for Stony River, published by Penguin Group Canada

• Vincent Lam, Toronto, Ontario, for The Headmaster’s Wager, published by Doubleday Canada

• Christopher Meades, Burnaby, British Columbia, for The Last Hiccup, published by ECW Press

 Lela Common Award for Canadian History

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