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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.
Agnes Strickland (18 July 1796 – 8 July 1874) was an English historical writer and poet.
Alfred Wellington Purdy, (December 30, 1918 – April 21, 2000) was a 20th-century Canadian free verse poet.
Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw; born 10 July 1931) is a Canadian short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013.
Alistair MacLeod, (July 20, 1936 – April 20, 2014) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic.
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.
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.
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.
Anne Carson (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, and professor of Classics.
Anne Hébert, (pronounced in French) (August 1, 1916 – January 22, 2000), was a French Canadian author and poet.
Antonine Maillet, (born May 10, 1929) is an Acadian novelist, playwright, and scholar.
Archibald Lampman (17 November 1861 – 10 February 1899) was a Canadian poet.
The Aurora Awards are given out annually for the best Canadian science fiction and fantasy literary works, artworks, fan activities from that year.
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.
Barry Edward Dempster (born 17 January 1952) is a Canadian poet, novelist,and editor.
Beautiful Losers is the second and final novel by Canadian writer and musician Leonard Cohen.
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.
The Book of Negroes is a historical document that records names and descriptions of 3,000 Black Loyalists, enslaved Africans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution and were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.
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.
Brian Brett (born 28 April 1950) is a Canadian poet, journalist, editor and novelist.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada's public broadcaster, the CBC.
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.
The Canadian Centenary Series is a nineteen volume authoritative history of Canada published between 1963 and 1986 as an extended Canadian Centennial project.
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.
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.
Canadian poetry is poetry of or typical of Canada.
A strong element in contemporary Canadian culture is rich, diverse, thoughtful and witty science fiction.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
Carol Ann Shields, (née Warner; June 2, 1935 – July 16, 2003) was an American-born Canadian novelist and short story writer.
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.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
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.
Clara Thomas (née McCandless; May 22, 1919 - September 26, 2013) was a Canadian academic.
Commonwealth Foundation presented a number of prizes between 1987 and 2011.
"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.
The Danuta Gleed Literary Award is a Canadian national literary prize, awarded since 1998.
Daphne Marlatt, née Buckle, CM (born July 11, 1942 in Melbourne, Australia), is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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.
De Niro's Game is the debut novel by Lebanese-Canadian writer Rawi Hage, originally published in 2006.
The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, established in 1986, is awarded annually to the best collection of poetry by a resident of British Columbia, Canada.
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).
Duncan Campbell Scott CMG (August 2, 1862 – December 19, 1947) was a Canadian bureaucrat, poet and prose writer.
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.
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.
Eli Mandel (December 3, 1922 – September 3, 1992) was a Canadian poet, editor of many Canadian anthologies, and literary academic.
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.
English Canada is a term referring to one of the following.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
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.
Evie Christie is a Canadian poet and author.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Farley McGill Mowat, (May 12, 1921 – May 6, 2014) was a Canadian writer and environmentalist.
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.
Francis Joseph Sherman (February 3, 1871 – June 15, 1926) was a Canadian poet.
Franco-Ontarians (Franco-Ontariens or Franco-Ontariennes if female) are French Canadian or francophone residents of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Frankland Wilmot Davey, FRSC (born April 19, 1940) is a Canadian poet and scholar.
Frederick James Wah, OC, (born January 23, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, scholar and former Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.
Frederick George Scott (7 April 1861 – 19 January 1944) was a Canadian poet and author, known as the Poet of the Laurentians.
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.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Gabrielle Roy, (March 22, 1909 – July 13, 1983) was a French Canadian author.
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.
George Harry Bowering, (born December 1, 1935) is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer.
George Elliott Clarke, (born February 12, 1960) is a Canadian poet and playwright and is currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.
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.
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.
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.
The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canada's most generous poetry award.
Henri-Raymond Casgrain (December 16, 1831 – February 11, 1904) was a French Canadian Roman Catholic priest, author, publisher, and professor of history.
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.
The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day.
Honoré de Balzac (born Honoré Balzac, 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright.
Indigenous peoples of Canada are culturally diverse.
Indigenous peoples in Canada, also known as Native Canadians or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.
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.
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.
Isabella Valancy Crawford (25 December 1846 – 12 February 1887) was an Irish-born Canadian writer and poet.
Jamie Reid (born 1947) is an English artist and anarchist with connections to the Situationists.
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.
Karen Solie (born 1966) is a Canadian poet.
Ken Babstock (born 19 January 1970) is a Canadian poet.
The Lane Anderson Award is an annual award presented to Canadian non-fiction science in two categories; adult and young readers.
The Lannan Literary Awards are a series of CATS and literary fellowships given out in various fields by the Lannan Foundation.
Larry's Party is a 1997 novel by Carol Shields.
Lawrence Hill (born 1957) is a Canadian novelist, essayist and memoirist.
Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
Life of Pi is a Canadian fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001.
Lionel John Kearns (born February 16, 1937) is a Canadian poet and teacher.
This is a list of Canadian short-story writers.
This is a list of Canadian literary figures, including poets, novelists, children's writers, essayists, and scholars.
A list of fiction set in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in whole or in part.
Although most Canadian francophone writers are from Quebec, there are also a number of francophone writers from elsewhere in Canada.
This is a list of authors from the Canadian province of Quebec.
Lost in the Barrens is a children's novel by Farley Mowat, first published in 1956.
Louis-Honoré Fréchette, (November 16, 1839 – May 31, 1908), was a Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.
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.
The Man Booker International Prize is an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom.
Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher and environmental activist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael Newton is a minority language activist and Scottish Gaelic scholar.
Philip Michael Ondaatje, (born 12 September 1943), is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, fiction writer, essayist, novelist, editor and filmmaker.
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.
The Mohawk people (who identify as Kanien'kehá:ka) are the most easterly tribe of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy.
The Thomas Henry Pentland Molson Prize for the Arts is awarded by The Canada Council for the Arts.
Mordecai Richler, CC (January 27, 1931 – July 3, 2001) was a Canadian writer.
The National Business Book Award is an award presented to Canadian business authors.
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.
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.
Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Akamassiss; Newfoundland Irish: Talamh an Éisc agus Labradar) is the most easterly province of Canada.
Nicole Brossard, O.C. (born November 27, 1943) is a leading French-Canadian formalist poet and novelist.
No Great Mischief is a 1999 novel by Alistair MacLeod.
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").
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.
Albert Norman Levine (October 22, 1923 – June 14, 2005) was a Canadian short-story writer, novelist and poet.
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
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.
Patrick Lane (born March 26, 1939) is a Canadian poet.
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.
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.
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.
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".
The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.
This is an article about literature in Quebec.
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.
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.
Rawi Hage (Rāwī Ḥāj) (راوي الحاج) (born 1964) is a Lebanese-Canadian writer and photographer based in Canada.
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.
William Robertson Davies, (28 August 1913 – 2 December 1995) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor.
Roch Carrier, OC (born 13 May 1937) is a French Canadian novelist and author of "contes" (a very brief form of the short story).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sonnet L'Abbé, is a Canadian poet, editor, professor and critic.
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.
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.
The Blind Assassin is a novel by the Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.
The Book of Negroes is a 2007 award-winning novel from Canadian writer Lawrence Hill.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
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.
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.
Canada's contemporary theatre reflects a rich diversity of regional and cultural identities.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton (17 December 1796 – 27 August 1865) was a Nova Scotian politician, judge, and author.
The Three-Day Novel Contest is an annual Canadian literary contest conducted in September of each year.
TISH was a Canadian poetry newsletter founded by student-poets at the University of British Columbia in 1961.
The Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium is an annual book prize sponsored by the Government of Ontario, Canada.
The Université de Montréal (UdeM) is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Université Laval (Laval University) is a French-language, public research university in Quebec City, Quebec, 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.
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".
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.
William Arthur Deacon (6 Apr 1890 - 5 August 1977) was a Canadian literary critic and editor.
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.
William Wilfred Campbell (1 June ca. 1860 – 1 January 1918) was a Canadian poet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.