All Lit Up Award Winners and Nominees, 2014

All Lit Up Award Winners and Nominees, 2014
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2014 was a fantastic year for our publishers and their authors: our list of nominees and winners are an impressive collection! View books in this list

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By Andre Alexis

Shortlisted for the Writers' Trust of Canada Fiction Prize

One of The Globe and Mail's Globe 100: Best Books of 2014

There were plans for an official welcome. It was to take place the following Sunday. But those who came to the rectory on Father Pennant's second day were the ones ... Read more

When the World Is Not Our Home

By Susan Musgrave

When the World is Not Our Home includes nearly fifty poems by one of Canada's most distinctive literary voices. Selected from titles published between 1985 and 2000, these poems illustrate an agile poet sifting the everyday through a fine mythical screen. They reveal a woman ... Read more

Reading by Lightning

By Joan Thomas
Afterword by Lisa Moore

Winner, Commonwealth Writers Prize, Canada and the Caribbean, Amazon. ca First Novel Award, and On the Same Page, Manitoba Reads
Shortlisted, Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, and McNally Robinson Book of the Year
Longlisted, ... Read more

On Malice

By Ken Babstock

One of The Globe and Mail's Globe 100: Best Books of 2014

The fairground screamed. The mountains
and valley were gone. The fire was gone
too. The hanging ‘because’

was gone too. The men were away
and my heart already dead
and the fairground monkey dead in my mouth.

A spectre ... Read more

The Trouble with Brunch

By Shawn Micallef

One of The Globe and Mail's Globe 100: Best Books of 2014

Every weekend, in cities around the world, bleary-eyed diners wait in line to be served overpriced, increasingly outrÃ? © food by hungover waitstaff. For some, the ritual we call brunch is a beloved pastime; for others, ... Read more

Search for Heinrich Schlögel, The

By Martha Baillie

The story of a young man who escapes the claustrophobia of small-town Germany by travelling to Canada, where he sets out on a long solo hike into the interior of Baffin Island. Soon time begins to play tricks on him. Yanked from the twentieth century and deposited in the twenty-first, ... Read more

The Pull of the Moon

By Julie Paul

Winner of the 2015 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize
A Globe and Mail top 100 pick for 2014
Winner of a 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award Bronze Medal

Twelve short stories that examine what happens in the lives of characters who discover shocking truths about the people they ... Read more

Polyamorous Love Song

By Jacob Wren

From interdisciplinary writer and performer Jacob Wren comes Polyamorous Love Song, a novel of intertwined narratives concerning the relationship between artists and the world. Shot through with unexpected moments of sex and violence, readers will become acquainted with a world ... Read more

One Hour in Paris

By Karyn L. Freedman

Winner of the 2015 BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Longlisted for Canada Reads 2017

In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal ... Read more