Canadian Literary Awards


Winners of Canadian literary awards for 1991.

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Arthur Ellis Awards

First Novel
Carsten Stroud – Sniper's Moon
Susan Mayse – Ginger: The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin
L.R. WrightA Chill Rain in January

BC Book Prizes

Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize
Jeff Derksen – Down Time
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
Audrey ThomasWild Blue Yonder
Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize
Scott Watson – Jack Shadbolt
Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Paul Tennant – Aboriginal People & Politics
Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize
Nancy Hundal – I Heard My Mother Call My Name

Books in Canada First Novel Award

Books in Canada First Novel Award
Rohinton Mistry – Such a Long Journey

Governor General's Literary Awards

Children's Literature
Sarah EllisPick-Up Sticks
Rohinton Mistry – Such a Long Journey
Robert Hunter and Robert Calihoo – Occupied Canada: A Young White Man Discovers His Unsuspected Past
Don McKay – Night Field

Études et essais
Bernard Arcand – Le Jaguar et le Tamanoir
Littérature Jeunesse
François Gravel – Deux heures et demie avant Jasmine
Madeleine Gagnon – Chant pour un Québec lointain
Romans et nouvelles
André Brochu – La croix du Nord

Leacock Medal for Humour

Leacock Medal for Humour
Howard White – Writing in the Rain

Lorne Pierce Medal

Lorne Pierce Medal
Gilles Marcotte

Writers Trust Awards

Marian Engel Award
Joan Clark
Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature
Brian Doyle


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Added 03 November 2008.
Updated 29 January 2011.