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Canadian literature (widely abbreviated as CanLit) is literature originating from Canada. [1]

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Acadians

The Acadians (Acadiens) are the descendants of French colonists who settled in Acadia during the 17th and 18th centuries, some of whom are also descended from the Indigenous peoples of the region.

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Agnes Strickland

Agnes Strickland (18 July 1796 – 8 July 1874) was an English historical writer and poet.

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Al Purdy

Alfred Wellington Purdy, (December 30, 1918 – April 21, 2000) was a 20th-century Canadian free verse poet.

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Alice Munro

Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw; born 10 July 1931) is a Canadian short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013.

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Alistair MacLeod

Alistair MacLeod, (July 20, 1936 – April 20, 2014) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic.

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Amazon.ca First Novel Award

The Amazon.ca First Novel Award, formerly the Books in Canada First Novel Award, is a $40,000 literary award, co-presented by The Walrus given annually to the best first novel in English published the previous year by a citizen or resident of Canada.

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Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award

The Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award is presented annually by the Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliothèques (CLA) to an outstanding illustrator of a new Canadian children's book.

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Ann Connor Brimer Award

The Ann Connor Brimer Award for Atlantic Canadian Children’s Literature is a $2,000 annual award given to an Atlantic Canadian writer deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to literature for young people.

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Anne Carson

Anne Carson (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, and professor of Classics.

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Anne Hébert

Anne Hébert, (pronounced in French) (August 1, 1916 – January 22, 2000), was a French Canadian author and poet.

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Antonine Maillet

Antonine Maillet, (born May 10, 1929) is an Acadian novelist, playwright, and scholar.

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Archibald Lampman

Archibald Lampman (17 November 1861 – 10 February 1899) was a Canadian poet.

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Aurora Awards

The Aurora Awards are given out annually for the best Canadian science fiction and fantasy literary works, artworks, fan activities from that year.

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Barrie Phillip Nichol

Barrie Phillip Nichol (30 September 1944 – 25 September 1988), known as bpNichol, was a Canadian poet, writer, sound poet, editor and grOnk/Ganglia Press publisher.

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Barry Dempster

Barry Edward Dempster (born 17 January 1952) is a Canadian poet, novelist,and editor.

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Beautiful Losers

Beautiful Losers is the second and final novel by Canadian writer and musician Leonard Cohen.

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Bliss Carman

Bliss Carman, (April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929) was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame.

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Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes is a historical document that records names and descriptions of 3,000 Black Loyalists, enslaved Africans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution and were evacuated to points in Nova Scotia as free people of colour.

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Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.

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Brian Brett

Brian Brett (born 28 April 1950) is a Canadian poet, journalist, editor and novelist.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canada Reads

Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada's public broadcaster, the CBC.

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.

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Canadian Centenary Series

The Canadian Centenary Series is a nineteen volume authoritative history of Canada published between 1963 and 1986 as an extended Canadian Centennial project.

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Canadian Confederation

Canadian Confederation (Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into one Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867.

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Canadian content

Canadian content (CanCon, cancon or can-con) refers to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) requirements, derived from the Broadcasting Act of Canada, that radio and television broadcasters (including cable and satellite specialty channels) must air a certain percentage of content that was at least partly written, produced, presented, or otherwise contributed to by persons from Canada.

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Canadian poetry

Canadian poetry is poetry of or typical of Canada.

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Canadian science fiction

A strong element in contemporary Canadian culture is rich, diverse, thoughtful and witty science fiction.

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Canadians

Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.

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Carol Shields

Carol Ann Shields, (née Warner; June 2, 1935 – July 16, 2003) was an American-born Canadian novelist and short story writer.

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Catharine Parr Traill

Catharine Parr Traill (born Strickland; 9 January 1802 – 29 August 1899) was an English-Canadian author and naturalist who wrote about life as a settler in Canada.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Charles G. D. Roberts

Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, (January 10, 1860 – November 26, 1943) was a Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry.

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Clara Thomas

Clara Thomas (née McCandless; May 22, 1919 - September 26, 2013) was a Canadian academic.

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Commonwealth Foundation prizes

Commonwealth Foundation presented a number of prizes between 1987 and 2011.

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Confederation Poets

"Confederation Poets" is the name given to a group of Canadian poets born in the decade of Canada's Confederation (the 1860s) who rose to prominence in Canada in the late 1880s and 1890s.

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Danuta Gleed Literary Award

The Danuta Gleed Literary Award is a Canadian national literary prize, awarded since 1998.

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Daphne Marlatt

Daphne Marlatt, née Buckle, CM (born July 11, 1942 in Melbourne, Australia), is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Dayne Ogilvie Prize

The Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers is a Canadian literary award, presented annually by the Writers' Trust of Canada to an emerging Canadian writer who is part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer community.

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De Niro's Game

De Niro's Game is the debut novel by Lebanese-Canadian writer Rawi Hage, originally published in 2006.

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Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, established in 1986, is awarded annually to the best collection of poetry by a resident of British Columbia, Canada.

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Doug Wright Award

The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning (established in December 2004) are literary awards handed out annually during the Toronto Comic Arts Festival to Canadian cartoonists honouring excellence in comics (including webcomics) and graphic novels published in English (including translated works).

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Duncan Campbell Scott

Duncan Campbell Scott CMG (August 2, 1862 – December 19, 1947) was a Canadian bureaucrat, poet and prose writer.

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E. Pauline Johnson

Emily Pauline Johnson (also known in Mohawk as Tekahionwake –pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: 'double-life') (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), commonly known as E. Pauline Johnson or just Pauline Johnson, was a Canadian writer and performer popular in the late 19th century.

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Earle Birney

Earle Alfred Birney, OC, FRSC (13 May 1904 – 3 September 1995) was a distinguished Canadian poet and novelist, who twice won the Governor General's Award, Canada's top literary honor, for his poetry.

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Eli Mandel

Eli Mandel (December 3, 1922 – September 3, 1992) was a Canadian poet, editor of many Canadian anthologies, and literary academic.

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Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award

The Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award was established in 1985 following the death of Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver, one of Canada's pre-eminent book illustrators.

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English Canada

English Canada is a term referring to one of the following.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

The Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, established in 1985 as one of the BC Book Prizes, is awarded annually to the best work of fiction by a resident of British Columbia, Canada.

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Evie Christie

Evie Christie is a Canadian poet and author.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Farley Mowat

Farley McGill Mowat, (May 12, 1921 – May 6, 2014) was a Canadian writer and environmentalist.

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Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award

The Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award was a Canadian literary award given to Canadian plays produced by any professional Canadian theatre company, and having performances in the Toronto area.

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Francis Joseph Sherman

Francis Joseph Sherman (February 3, 1871 – June 15, 1926) was a Canadian poet.

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Franco-Ontarian

Franco-Ontarians (Franco-Ontariens or Franco-Ontariennes if female) are French Canadian or francophone residents of the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Frank Davey

Frankland Wilmot Davey, FRSC (born April 19, 1940) is a Canadian poet and scholar.

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Fred Wah

Frederick James Wah, OC, (born January 23, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, scholar and former Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

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Frederick George Scott

Frederick George Scott (7 April 1861 – 19 January 1944) was a Canadian poet and author, known as the Poet of the Laurentians.

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French Canadians

French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Gabrielle Roy

Gabrielle Roy, (March 22, 1909 – July 13, 1983) was a French Canadian author.

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Geoffrey Bilson Award

The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young Readers is a Canadian literary award that goes to the best work of historical fiction written for youth each year.

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George Bowering

George Harry Bowering, (born December 1, 1935) is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer.

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George Elliott Clarke

George Elliott Clarke, (born February 12, 1960) is a Canadian poet and playwright and is currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

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Gerald Lampert Award

The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award is made annually by the League of Canadian Poets to the best volume of poetry published by a first-time poet.

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Giller Prize

The Giller Prize (sponsored as the Scotiabank Giller Prize), is a literary award given to a Canadian author of a novel or short story collection published in English (including translation) the previous year, after an annual juried competition between publishers who submit entries.

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Governor General's Awards

The Governor General's Awards are a collection of annual awards presented by the Governor General of Canada, recognizing distinction in numerous academic, artistic, and social fields.

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Griffin Poetry Prize

The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canada's most generous poetry award.

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Henri-Raymond Casgrain

Henri-Raymond Casgrain (December 16, 1831 – February 11, 1904) was a French Canadian Roman Catholic priest, author, publisher, and professor of history.

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Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction

The Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction is a Canadian literary award, presented annually by the Writers' Trust of Canada to the best work of non-fiction by a Canadian writer.

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History of Canada

The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day.

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Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac (born Honoré Balzac, 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright.

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Indigenous literatures in Canada

Indigenous peoples of Canada are culturally diverse.

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Indigenous peoples in Canada

Indigenous peoples in Canada, also known as Native Canadians or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.

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International Dublin Literary Award

The International Dublin Literary Award (Duais Liteartha Idirnáisiúnta Bhaile Átha Chliath) is an international literary award presented each year for a novel written in English or translated into English.

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Irish Canadians

Irish Canadians (Gaedheal-Cheanadaigh) are Canadian citizens who have full or partial Irish heritage including descendants who trace their ancestry to immigrants who originated in Ireland.

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Isabella Valancy Crawford

Isabella Valancy Crawford (25 December 1846 – 12 February 1887) was an Irish-born Canadian writer and poet.

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Jamie Reid

Jamie Reid (born 1947) is an English artist and anarchist with connections to the Situationists.

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Journey Prize

The Journey Prize (officially called The Writers' Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize) is a Canadian literary award, presented annually by McClelland and Stewart and the Writers' Trust of Canada for the best short story published by an emerging writer in a Canadian literary magazine.

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Karen Solie

Karen Solie (born 1966) is a Canadian poet.

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Ken Babstock

Ken Babstock (born 19 January 1970) is a Canadian poet.

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Lane Anderson Award

The Lane Anderson Award is an annual award presented to Canadian non-fiction science in two categories; adult and young readers.

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Lannan Literary Awards

The Lannan Literary Awards are a series of CATS and literary fellowships given out in various fields by the Lannan Foundation.

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Larry's Party

Larry's Party is a 1997 novel by Carol Shields.

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Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill (born 1957) is a Canadian novelist, essayist and memoirist.

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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.

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LGBT

LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

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Life of Pi

Life of Pi is a Canadian fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001.

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Lionel Kearns

Lionel John Kearns (born February 16, 1937) is a Canadian poet and teacher.

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List of Canadian short story writers

This is a list of Canadian short-story writers.

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List of Canadian writers

This is a list of Canadian literary figures, including poets, novelists, children's writers, essayists, and scholars.

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List of fiction set in Toronto

A list of fiction set in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in whole or in part.

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List of French Canadian writers from outside Quebec

Although most Canadian francophone writers are from Quebec, there are also a number of francophone writers from elsewhere in Canada.

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List of Quebec writers

This is a list of authors from the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Lost in the Barrens

Lost in the Barrens is a children's novel by Farley Mowat, first published in 1956.

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Louis-Honoré Fréchette

Louis-Honoré Fréchette, (November 16, 1839 – May 31, 1908), was a Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

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Lower Canada Rebellion

The Lower Canada Rebellion (French: La rébellion du Bas-Canada), commonly referred to as the Patriots' War (French: La Guerre des patriotes) by Quebecers, is the name given to the armed conflict in 1837–38 between the rebels of Lower Canada (now Quebec) and the British colonial power of that province.

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Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International Prize is an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom.

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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher and environmental activist.

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Margaret Avison

Margaret Avison, (April 23, 1918 – July 31, 2007) was a Canadian poet who twice won Canada's Governor General's Award and has also won its Griffin Poetry Prize.

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Margaret Laurence

Jean Margaret Laurence, CC (née Wemyss) (18 July 1926 – 5 January 1987) was a Canadian novelist and short story writer, and is one of the major figures in Canadian literature.

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Marian Engel Award

The Marian Engel Award was a Canadian literary award, presented each year from 1986 to 2007 by the Writers' Trust of Canada in memory of the writer Marian Engel.

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Matt Cohen Award

The Matt Cohen Award is an award given annually by the Writers' Trust of Canada to a Canadian writer, in honour of a distinguished lifetime contribution to Canadian literature.

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Michael Newton (Gaelic scholar)

Michael Newton is a minority language activist and Scottish Gaelic scholar.

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Michael Ondaatje

Philip Michael Ondaatje, (born 12 September 1943), is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, fiction writer, essayist, novelist, editor and filmmaker.

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Milton Acorn

Milton James Rhode Acorn (March 30, 1923 – August 20, 1986), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright.

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Mohawk people

The Mohawk people (who identify as Kanien'kehá:ka) are the most easterly tribe of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy.

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Molson Prize

The Thomas Henry Pentland Molson Prize for the Arts is awarded by The Canada Council for the Arts.

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Mordecai Richler

Mordecai Richler, CC (January 27, 1931 – July 3, 2001) was a Canadian writer.

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National Business Book Award

The National Business Book Award is an award presented to Canadian business authors.

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Nationalism

Nationalism is a political, social, and economic system characterized by the promotion of the interests of a particular nation, especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining sovereignty (self-governance) over the homeland.

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Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf is an account of the author’s experience observing wolves in subarctic Canada by Farley Mowat, first published in 1963 by McClelland and Stewart.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Akamassiss; Newfoundland Irish: Talamh an Éisc agus Labradar) is the most easterly province of Canada.

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Nicole Brossard

Nicole Brossard, O.C. (born November 27, 1943) is a leading French-Canadian formalist poet and novelist.

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No Great Mischief

No Great Mischief is a 1999 novel by Alistair MacLeod.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").

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Norma Fleck Award

The Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction is a lucrative literary award founded in May 1999 by the Fleck Family Foundation and the Canadian Children's Book Centre, and presented to the year's best non-fiction book for a youth audience.

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Norman Levine

Albert Norman Levine (October 22, 1923 – June 14, 2005) was a Canadian short-story writer, novelist and poet.

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Novelist

A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Pat Lowther Award

The Pat Lowther Memorial Award is an annual award presented by the League of Canadian Poets to the year's best book of poetry by a Canadian woman.

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Patrick Lane

Patrick Lane (born March 26, 1939) is a Canadian poet.

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Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels) is an international peace prize given yearly at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Phillipe-Ignace François Aubert de Gaspé

Philippe-Ignace-Francois Aubert de Gaspé, or simply Philippe Aubert de Gaspé (1814–7 March 1841) was a Canadian writer and is credited with writing the first French Canadian novel.

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Prix Athanase-David

The Prix Athanase-David is a literary award presented annually by the government of Quebec as part of the Prix du Québec to a Quebec writer, to honour the body of his or her work.

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Prix Goncourt

The Prix Goncourt (Le prix Goncourt,, The Goncourt Prize) is a prize in French literature, given by the académie Goncourt to the author of "the best and most imaginative prose work of the year".

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Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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Quebec literature

This is an article about literature in Quebec.

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Quebec Writers' Federation Awards

The Quebec Writers' Federation Awards are a series of Canadian literary awards, presented annually by the Quebec Writers' Federation to the best works of literature in English by writers from Quebec.

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Quiet Revolution

The Quiet Revolution (Révolution tranquille) was a period of intense socio-political and socio-cultural change in the Canadian province of Quebec, characterized by the effective secularization of government, the creation of a welfare state (état-providence), and realignment of politics into federalist and sovereignist factions and the eventual election of a pro-sovereignty provincial government in the 1976 election.

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Rawi Hage

Rawi Hage (Rāwī Ḥāj) (راوي الحاج) (born 1964) is a Lebanese-Canadian writer and photographer based in Canada.

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RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers is a Canadian literary award, presented annually by the Writers' Trust of Canada to a writer under 35 who has not yet published his or her first book.

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Robertson Davies

William Robertson Davies, (28 August 1913 – 2 December 1995) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor.

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Roch Carrier

Roch Carrier, OC (born 13 May 1937) is a French Canadian novelist and author of "contes" (a very brief form of the short story).

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Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

The Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize is a Canadian literary award presented by Rogers Communications and the Writers' Trust of Canada after an annual juried competition of works submitted by publishers.

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Room (magazine)

Room (formerly Room of One's Own) is a Canadian quarterly literary journal that features the work of emerging and established women and genderqueer writers and artists.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

The Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing is a Canadian literary award, presented by the Writers' Trust of Canada to the best nonfiction book on Canadian political and social issues.

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Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize

The Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize is awarded annually as the BC Book Prize for the best juvenile or young adult novel or work of non-fiction by a resident of British Columbia or the Yukon, Canada.

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Sonnet L'Abbé

Sonnet L'Abbé, is a Canadian poet, editor, professor and critic.

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Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour

The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour (usually the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, or just the Leacock Medal) is an annual literary award presented for the best book of humour written in English by a Canadian writer, published or self-published in the previous year.

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Susanna Moodie

Susanna Moodie (born Strickland; 6 December 1803 – 8 April 1885) was an English-born Canadian author who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada, which was a British colony at the time.

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The Blind Assassin

The Blind Assassin is a novel by the Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.

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The Book of Negroes (novel)

The Book of Negroes is a 2007 award-winning novel from Canadian writer Lawrence Hill.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Hockey Sweater

The Hockey Sweater (Le chandail de hockey in the original French) is a short story by Canadian author Roch Carrier and translated to English by Sheila Fischman.

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The Influence of a Book

The Influence of a Book (L'influence d'un livre) is a novel by the Canadian writer Phillipe-Ignace François Aubert du Gaspé, first published in 1837.

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Theatre of Canada

Canada's contemporary theatre reflects a rich diversity of regional and cultural identities.

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Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Thomas Chandler Haliburton (17 December 1796 – 27 August 1865) was a Nova Scotian politician, judge, and author.

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Three-Day Novel Contest

The Three-Day Novel Contest is an annual Canadian literary contest conducted in September of each year.

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TISH

TISH was a Canadian poetry newsletter founded by student-poets at the University of British Columbia in 1961.

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Trillium Book Award

The Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium is an annual book prize sponsored by the Government of Ontario, Canada.

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Université de Montréal

The Université de Montréal (UdeM) is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Université Laval

Université Laval (Laval University) is a French-language, public research university in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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Upper Canada

The Province of Upper Canada (province du Haut-Canada) was a part of British Canada established in 1791 by the Kingdom of Great Britain, to govern the central third of the lands in British North America and to accommodate Loyalist refugees of the United States after the American Revolution.

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Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People

The Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People, colloquially called the Vicky, is given annually at the Writers' Trust Awards to a writer or illustrator whose body of work has been "inspirational to Canadian youth".

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W. O. Mitchell Literary Prize

The W.O. Mitchell Literary Prize was a Canadian literary award, presented by the Writers' Trust of Canada to a writer who produced an outstanding body of work, acted during his/her career as a "caring mentor" for writers, and published a work of fiction or had a new stage play produced during the three-year period specified for each competition.

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William Arthur Deacon

William Arthur Deacon (6 Apr 1890 - 5 August 1977) was a Canadian literary critic and editor.

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William Henry Drummond

William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) was an Irish-born Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and "one of the most widely-read and loved poets" in Canada.

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William Wilfred Campbell

William Wilfred Campbell (1 June ca. 1860 – 1 January 1918) was a Canadian poet.

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Women's Prize for Fiction

The Women's Prize for Fiction (previously with sponsor names Orange Prize for Fiction (1996–2006 and 2009–12), Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction (2007–08) and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (2014-2017)) is one of the United Kingdom's most prestigious literary prizes.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Writers' Trust Engel/Findley Award

The Writers’ Trust Engel/Findley Award is a Canadian literary award, presented by the Writers' Trust of Canada to an established Canadian author to honour their body of work.

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Writers' Trust of Canada

The Writers' Trust of Canada, or La Société d'encouragement aux écrivains du Canada, is a charitable organization which provides financial support to Canadian writers.

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Yann Martel

Yann Martel (born 25 June 1963) is a Spanish-born Canadian author best known for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, a #1 international bestseller published in more than 50 territories.

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References

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