9 Festivals,  100s of authors, 1 impressive group of award-winning talent. 

1  Nobel Prize in Literature winner

3  Man Booker Prize winners (4 wins, 5 finalists)

51  Governor General’s Literary Award winners in all categories

10  Scotiabank Giller Prize winners

11  RBC Taylor Prize winners

8  BC National Award for Canadian Non-fiction winners

2  Pulitzer Prize winners

1  National Book Award (USA) winner

5  Griffin Poetry Prize winners

19  Trillium Book Award winners

10  Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize winners

4  Hilary Weston Writers Trust Prize for Nonfiction winners

2  Baileys Women Prize for Fiction (formerly Orange Prize) winners

2  Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing winners

10  Commonwealth Writers Prize winners

4  Canada Reads winners

1  National Business Book Award winner

14  Arthur Ellis Awards 

8  Stephen Leacock Medal for Canadian Humour winners

16  Gerald Lampert Memorial Award  winners

3  various Quebec prizes