Paul Blackwell wins the QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature

The Quebec Writers’ Federation’s annual literary awards, recognizing the best English-language works published by Quebec writers, were presented at a gala in Montreal on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The evening also served to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the federation. Paul Blackwell took home the prize for Children’s and YA Literature for his novel, Undercurrent (published by Doubleday Canada). Five other book awards were presented as well, with each recipient taking home $2,000. The awards are sponsored by BMO Financial Group.

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