10 Festivals,  over 500 authors, 1 impressive group of award-winning talent. 

1 Nobel Prize in Literature winner

4 Man Booker Prize winners (6 wins; 7 finalists

53 Governor General’s Award winners in all literary categories (who have cumulatively written 64 GG award-winning books); 94 GG shortlisted authors including winners

10 Scotiabank Giller Prize winners;  34 shortlisted authors

11 RBC Taylor Prize winners

9 BC Award for non-fiction

2 Pulitzer winners

1 US National Book Award

5 Griffin Poetry Prize winners

 19 Trillium Book Award winners

11 Rogers Fiction Prize winners

 4 Hilary Weston Non-Fiction Prize winners

2 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly Orange Prize)

2 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

10 Commonwealth Writers Prize winners

4 Canada Reads winners

1 National Business Book Award winner

4 various Quebec prizes; see column X Notes on “Author Awards with Years”

14 Arthur Ellis Awards (Crime Writers) winners

8 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour winners

16 Gerald Lampert Poetry Awards