Literary Awards Hangover: 2019 Edition

This year’s literary hangover is brought to us by three super awards: the Writers’ Trust Awards, the Giller Prize, and the GGs. Check out our just-as-deserving indie followups to this year’s nominees and winners while we mend our awards-fuelled reading binge with a greasy-spoon and ice-pack combo.


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Click on the links below to find out more about each of the winners and indie follow-ups below.
Small Hunting Game = The Small Things That End the World by Jeanette Lynes (Coteau Books)
Dual Citizens = With My Back to the World by Sally Cooper (Wolsak and Wynn)
The Innocents = What is Going to Happen Next by Karen Hofmann (NeWest Press)
Shut Up You’re Pretty = Just Pervs by Jess Taylor (Book*hug Press)
Immigrant City = A Book of Great Worth by Dave Margoshes (Coteau Books)
Reproduction = The Party Wall by Catherine Leroux, translated by Lazer Lederhendler (Biblioasis)
Lampedusa = The Painting On Auerperg’s Wall by Erika Rummel (Inanna Publications)
Five Wives = Watch How We Walk (ECW Press)
Seasons of Fury and Wonder = An Honest Woman by Joann McCaig (Thistledown Press)
Days by Moonlight = Anima by Wajdi Mouawad, translated by Linda Gaboriau (Talonbooks)