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Daniel Francis receives the Governor General's History Award for Popular Media

Daniel Francis receives the Governor General's History Award for Popular Media

November 2017

North Vancouver author Daniel Francis has won the Governor Generalís History Award for Popular Media: The Pierre Berton Award. This prestigious prize recognizes a vast body work by Francis that covers a wide range of subjects. The award will be presented at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on November 22, 2017. ...

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Peter MacLeod's Backs to the Wall shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Awards

Peter MacLeod's Backs to the Wall shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Awards

September 2017

Congratulations to D. Peter MacLeod, who is a finalist for the 2017 Ottawa Book Awards for Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada in the English Non-Fiction category. The Ottawa Book Awards recognize the top English and French books published in the past year by local ...

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Douglas Coupland to receive the Lieutenant Governorís Award for Literary Excellence in BC

Douglas Coupland to receive the Lieutenant Governorís Award for Literary Excellence in BC

April 2017

Douglas & McIntyre congratulates Vancouver author Douglas Coupland, who will be the 14th recipient of the Lieutenant Governorís Award for Literary Excellence in BC. The Lieutenant Governorís Award jury announced on Tuesday, April 4, that they would recognise Coupland for giving ďBC literature a good ...

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Richard Wagamese, 1955-2017: A Great Loss

Richard Wagamese, 1955-2017: A Great Loss

March 2017

Douglas & McIntyre is very saddened to announce that the celebrated Canadian author Richard Wagamese has passed away. Wagamese was the author of 15 books, ranging from poetry to fiction to memoir to young adult literature. His most recent book, Embers, is a collection of Ojibway meditations. It is currently ...

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Barry Gough to receive Washington State Historical Society's Robert Gray Medal!

Barry Gough to receive Washington State Historical Society's Robert Gray Medal!

September 2016

Congratulations to D&M author Barry Gough, who is the winner of this year's Washington State Historical Society's Robert Gray Medal! First given in 1968, the Robert Gray Medal is the highest award bestowed by the Washington State Historical Society. It recognizes distinguished and long-term contributions ...

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Stephen R. Bown Named a Finalist for a National Award

Stephen R. Bown Named a Finalist for a National Award

June 2016

Acclaimed Alberta author Stephen R. Bown has been named a finalist for a national literary award for his most recent book, White Eskimo: Knud Rasmussen's Fearless Journey into the Heart of the Arctic . The Canadian Authors Association Award for Canadian History is awarded to the best historical non-fiction ...

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Drew Hayden Taylor selected as writer-in-residence at Wilfrid Laurier University

Drew Hayden Taylor selected as writer-in-residence at Wilfrid Laurier University

July 2015

Congratulations to writer and playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, who has been chosen as the Edna Staebler Writer in Residence for 2016 by Wilfrid Laurier University! The position was established in 2012 by a bequest from the late Edna Staebler, and Taylor will serve as a writing mentor and resource to the ...

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Wayson Choy receives 2015 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award

Wayson Choy receives 2015 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award

June 2015

Congratulations to Wayson Choy, who has just received the 2015 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award! Douglas & McIntyre was proud to publish his breakthrough novel, The Jade Peony, in 1995 and we're thrilled to see him honoured with this award. The George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award is ...

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Douglas & McIntyre Remembers Sean Rossiter

Douglas & McIntyre Remembers Sean Rossiter

January 2015

It is with great sadness we must note the passing of beloved Vancouver writer Sean Rossiter on January 5th, 2015. Born in Halifax in 1946, Rossiter wrote over a dozen books over the course of his career, including Douglas and McIntyre titles; Immortal Beaver and Otter and Twin Otter. He wrote extensively ...

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Dr. Barry Gough awarded the 2014 SS Beaver Medal for Maritime Excellence

Dr. Barry Gough awarded the 2014 SS Beaver Medal for Maritime Excellence

November 2014

Dr. Barry Gough, author of The Elusive Mr. Pond, has been awarded the Maritime Museum of B.C.'s 2014 SS Beaver Medal for Maritime Excellence for his contributions to B.C. maritime heritage. Gough is the author of 20 books and 80 academic articles on maritime and Imperial history. More information about ...

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