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D&M has received several accolades over the years that have honoured our company as a whole.

Most notably, D&M was the proud recipients of the CBA Libris Award for Publisher of the Year in 2003, and in 2007 the company was awarded the CBA Libris Award for Marketing Achievement of the Year for the marketing campaign behind David Suzuki: The Autobiography. This award not only recognized the efforts of the in-house sales & marketing staff, but it also recognized the hard work from our publicists and sales representatives from across the country.

Douglas & McIntyre is the proud paperback publisher of Giller-Award-winning The Sentimentalists and Greystone Books is the publisher of the 2010 Governor General's Award winning Lakeland.

As part of the 2009 BC Book Prizes, Douglas & McIntyre was honoured by receiving the BC Booksellers’ Choice Award in Honour of Bill Duthie, for publishing Stephen Bown’s book Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver. In 2010, Greystone Books and Brian Brett received the same honour for the book Trauma Farm, which also won the Writers' Trust Award for Non-Fiction.

High quality book design is a core element of our books and we are fortunate to have a great team of award-winning designers in-house. In the past, many of our books have been awarded Alcuin Book Design Awards; in 2007 Douglas & McIntyre and Greystone Books received 6 Alcuin Awards and 3 honorable mentions, and in 2008 we received 5 Alcuin Awards and 1 honorable mention.

To learn more about our other award winning books and authors, please browse by award winners.

Nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

A Secret Between Us has been nominated for the 2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary prize. The winner will be announced November 6, 2007.

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Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction

A Race for Real Sailors is the winner of the 2007 Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction.

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Canadian Nautical Research Society's Keith Matthews Book Award

A Race for Real Sailors is the winner of the 2006 Canadian Nautical Research Society's Keith Matthews Book Award.

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Melva J. Dwyer Award

Emily Carr is the winner of the 2007 Melva J. Dwyer Award for outstanding art books.

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Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction

Dead Man in Paradise is the recipient of the 2006 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction.

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Alcuin Society Award for Excellence in Book Design: 1st Place

Vij's is the recipient of 1st prize in the Reference category of the 2006 Alcuin Society Book Design Awards.

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Winner of Barbara Jo's First Annual Cookbook Award

Vij's is the winner of Barbara Jo's First Annual Cookbook Award.

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Winner of the Ottawa Book Award for French Fiction

La Kermesse, the original French-language edition of A Secret Between Us , published by L'Editions du Boreal, is the winner of the 2007 Ottawa Book Award in the French Fiction category.

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Alcuin Society Award for Excellence in Book Design

A Good Death has won 1st place in the Prose Fiction category of the 2006 Alcuin Society Book Design Awards.

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Ontario Library Association's Evergreen Award

A Good Death has been nominated for the 2007 Evergreen Award, coordinated by the Ontario Library Association. The award winner will be announced in November 2007.

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Carmen Aguirre

Battling it out for the 2012 Canada Reads title and shorlisted for the BC National Non-Fiction Award.

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Shortlisted for the 2011 Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction.

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