Canadian Booksellers Association Libris Awards
Deadline: June 1, annually
Eligibility: Open to outstanding literary achievement in a variety of subject areas by any Canadian author whose work has contributed to the growth of the Canadian bookselling industry as a whole.
Value: A trophy for each of the awards.
Contact: Susan Dayus
Canadian Booksellers Association
1255 Bay St. Ste. 902
Toronto, ON M5R 2A9
Description: Author of the Year Award-- Awarded to the Canadian author of an outstanding literary work that contributes to Canadian culture and combines readability with strong sales.
Fiction Book of the Year Award-- Awarded for a Canadian work of fiction that had an outstanding impact on the Canadian bookselling industry, created wide media attention, brought people into bookstores, and had strong sales.
Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award-- Awarded for a Canadian work of non-fiction that had an outstanding impact on the Canadian bookselling industry, created wide media attention, brought people into bookstores, and had strong sales.
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