Canadian Literary Awards


Winners of Canadian literary awards for 1995.

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Arthur Ellis Awards

First Novel
Sparkle Hayter – What's A Girl Gotta Do?
James Heneghan – Torn Away
Michael Harris – The Prodigal Husband
Gail Bowen – A Colder Kind Of Death

BC Book Prizes

Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize
Linda Rogers – Hard Candy
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
Gayla Reid – To Be There With You
Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize
Lisa Hobbs Birnie – Uncommon Will
Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Howard White – Raincoast Chronicles: Eleven Up
Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize
Lillian Boraks-Nemetz – Old Brown Suitcase

Books in Canada First Novel Award

Books in Canada First Novel Award
Keath Fraser – Popular Anatomy

Giller Prize

Giller Prize
Rohinton Mistry – A Fine Balance

Governor General's Literary Awards

Children's Literature
Tim Wynne-Jones – The Maestro
Greg Hollingshead – The Roaring Girl
Rosemary Sullivan – Shadow Maker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen
Anne Szumigalski – Voice

Leacock Medal for Humour

Leacock Medal for Humour
Josh Freed – Fear of Frying and Other Fax of Life

Ontario Library Association

Silver Birch Award
Laurie McGaw – Polar, The Titanic Bear

Saskatchewan Book Awards

Book of the Year
Anne Szumigalski – Z: A Meditation on Oppression, Desire and Freedom
Lois Simmie – Mister Got to Go
Byrna Barclay – Crosswinds
First Book
Kate Sutherland – Summer Reading
Connie Sampson – Buried in the Silence
Elizabeth Philips – Beyond My Keeping
Regina Book Award
Dianne Warren – Club Chernobyl

Writers Trust Awards

Marian Engel Award
Bonnie Burnard
Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature
Sarah Ellis

Études et essais
Yvan Lamonde – Louis-Antoine Dessaulles. Un seigneur libéral et anticlérical
Littérature Jeunesse
Sonia Sarfati – Comme une peau de chagrin
Émile Martel – Pour orchestre et poète seul
Romans et nouvelles
Nicole Houde – Les Oiseaux de Saint-John Perse


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Added 03 November 2008.
Updated 25 June 2010.