Gabrielle-Roy Prize Recipients

The ACQL Literary Prize

ACQL annually awards two juried prizes, one in English and one in French, for the best book-length studies in Canadian and Québec literary criticism. Established in honour of the late Gabrielle Roy, this competition is open to works of criticism on Canadian or Québec literatures published anywhere in the world in English and French. Submissions must be made by publishers, and must have been published in the preceding year.

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Treasurer
Steven Urquhart
Department of Modern Languages
University of Lethbridge
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steven.urquhart@uleth.ca

Recipients of the Gabrielle Roy Prize

2015
Winfried Siemerling
The Black Atlantic Reconsidered: Black Canadian Writing, Cultural History, and the Presence of the Past
McGill-Queen’s University Press

2014
Neal McLeod,
Indigenous Poetics in Canada
Wilfrid Laurier University Press

2013
Paul Martin
Sanctioned Ignorance: The Politics of Knowledge Production and the Teaching of Literatures in Canada
University of Alberta Press

2012
Keavy Martin
Stories in a New Skin: Approaches to Inuit Literature, published by the University of Manitoba Press

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2011
Herb Wyile
Anne of Tim Hortons: Globalization and the Reshaping of Atlantic-Canadian Literature, published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press

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2010
Carole Gerson
Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918, published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

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2009
Di Brandt and Barbara Godard
Wider Boundaries of Daring: The Modernist Impulse in Canadian Women’s Poetry, published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

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2008
Reinhold Kramer
Mordecai Richler: Leaving St-Urbain, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.

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2007
Carole Gerson and Jacques Michon
History of the Book in Canada (1918-1980) published by the University of Toronto Press.

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2006
Sherry Simon
Translating Montreal: Episodes in the Life of a Divided City, McGill-Queen’s University Press.

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2005
Nick Mount
When Canadian Literature Moved to New York, University of Toronto Press, 2005

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2004
Danielle Fuller
Writing the Everyday: Womenís Textual Communities in Atlantic Canada. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.

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2003
David Williams
Imagined Nations: Reflections on Media in Canadian Fiction.
McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003

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2002
Glenn Willmott
Unreal Country: Modernity in the Canadian Novel in English. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

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2001
Roxanne Rimstead
Remnants of Nation: On Poverty Narratives by Women.
Toronto, U. of Toronto P, 2001.

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2000
Fred Wah
Faking It: Poetics and Hybridity: Critical writing, 1984-1999. Edmonton, NeWest, 2000.

1999
Smaro Kamboureli
Scandalous Bodies: Diasporic Literature in English Canada. Toronto, Oxford UP, 1999.

1998
Susan Glickman
The Picturesque and the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape. Montréal, McGill-Queen’s UP,1998.

1997
Lien Chao
Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature.
Toronto, TSAR, 1997.

1996
Heather Murray
Working in English: History, Institution, Resources. Toronto, U of Toronto P, 1996.

1995
Christl Verduyn
Lifelines: Marian Engel’s Writings. Montréal, McGill-Queen’s UP, 1995.

1994
Stan Dragland
Floating Voice: Duncan Campbell Scott and the Literature of Treaty 9. Toronto, Anansi, 1994.

1993
Helen M. Buss
Mapping Our/Selves: Canadian Women’s Autobiography in English. Montréal, McGill-Queen’s UP, 1993.

1992
Marlene Kadar, ed. Essays on Life Writing: From Genre to Critical Practice. Toronto, U. of Toronto P, 1992.

1991
Patricia Smart
Writing in the Father’s House: The Emergence of the Feminine in the Quebec Literary Tradition. Toronto, U. of Toronto P, 1991.

1990
Roy Miki
A Record of Writing: An Annotated and Illustrated Bibliography of George Bowering. Vancouver, Talon, 1990.

1989
Caroline Bayard
The New Poetics in Canada and Quebec: From Concretism to Postmodernism. Toronto, U. of Toronto P, 1989.

1988
The journal Canadian Literature

1987
Barbara Godard, ed.
Gynocritics: Feminist Approaches to Canadian and Quebec Women’s Writing / Gynocritiques : démarches féministes à l’écriture des canadiennes et québécoises. Toronto, ECW, 1987.

1986
Philip Stratford
All the Polarities. Toronto, ECW, 1986.

1985
Stephen Scobie

1983
Shirley Neuman
«Allow Self, Portraying Self: Autobiography in Field Notes.» Line no. 2, 1983. (Awarded in 1984)