Canadian authors awards

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Canadian authors who have won international awards In 1992, Michael Ondaatje became the first Canadian to win the Booker Prize for The English Patient. Margaret Atwood won the Booker in 2000 for The Blind Assassin and Yann Martel won it in 2002 for Life of Pi.In 1975, the Canadian Authors Association reinstated its awards for literary achievement, a program originally begun in 1937 with the creation of the In 1975, the Canadian Authors Association reinstated its awards for literary achievement, a program originally begun in 1937 with the creation of the Governor Generals medals for literature (now canadian authors awards

The Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards Program was created in 1975 to honour writing that achieves excellence without sacrificing popular appeal. Past award recipients have included Carol Shields, Hugh MacLennon, W. P. Kinsella, Robertson Davies, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, and Leonard Cohenand many other Canadian literary stars.

Marsh Biography Award awarded biennially for the best biography written by a British author first published in the UK during the two preceding years. Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation recognises the best translation of a childrens book Shop Indigo. ca for a great selection of awardwinning books in both fiction and nonfiction. Find winners of the Giller Prize, Man Booker Prize, Governor General's Award andcanadian authors awards How can the answer be improved?