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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.
Amblyopia, also called lazy eye, is a disorder of sight due to the eye and brain not working well together.
The Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize is an annual award presented by The Center for Fiction, a non-profit organization in New York City, for the best debut novel.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostly used as a recreational drug.
A debut novel is the first novel a novelist publishes.
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.
Hamish Hamilton Limited was a British book publishing house, founded in 1931 eponymously by the half-Scot half-American Jamie Hamilton (Hamish is the vocative form of the Gaelic 'Seumas', James the English form – which was also his given name, and Jamie the diminutive form).
Marjorie Celona (born January 7, 1981) is an American-Canadian writer.
The National Post is a conservative Canadian English-language newspaper.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The Center for Fiction, originally called the New York Mercantile Library, is a not-for-profit organization in New York City, with offices currently located at 80 5th Avenue, Suite 1201 in Manhattan.
The Times Colonist is an English-language daily newspaper in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vancouver Island is in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Canada.
The Waterstones 11 was a literary book prize aimed at promoting debut authors, run and curated by British bookseller Waterstones.
The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), often simply called the Y, is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 58 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.