Canadian Literary Awards


Winners of Canadian literary awards for 1987.

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Arthur Ellis Awards

First Novel
Medora Sale – Murder on the Run
Elliott Leyton – Hunting Humans
Edward O. Phillips – Buried on Sunday

BC Book Prizes

Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize
Diana Hartog – Candy From Strangers
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
Leona Gom – Housebroken
Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize
Doris Shadbolt – Bill Reid
Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Ruth Kirk – Wisdom of the Elders
Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize
Sarah EllisThe Baby Project

Books in Canada First Novel Award

Books in Canada First Novel Award
Marion Quednau – The Butterfly Chair

Governor General's Literary Awards

Children's Literature
Morgan Nyberg – Galahad Schwartz and the Cockroach Army
M.T. Kelly – A Dream Like Mine
Michael Ignatieff – The Russian Album
Gwendolyn MacEwen – Afterworlds

Études et essais
Jean Larose – La petite noirceur
Littérature Jeunesse
David Schinkel et Yves Beauchesne – Le Don
Fernand Ouellette – Les Heures
Romans et nouvelles
Gilles Archambault – L'obsédante obèse et autres agressions

Leacock Medal for Humour

Leacock Medal for Humour
W.P. Kinsella – The Fencepost Chronicles

Writers Trust Awards

Marian Engel Award
Audrey Thomas
Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature
Robert Munsch


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Added 02 November 2008.
Updated 27 January 2011.