Marian Engel Award 2017-09-19T16:17:23+00:00
Knopf Canada, 2014

Knopf Canada, 2014

Marian Engel Award

1986 Alice Munro
1987 Audrey Thomas
1988 Edna Alford
1989 Merna Summers
1990 Carol Shields
1991 Joan Clark
1992 Joan Barfoot
1993 Sandra Birdsell
1994 Jane Urquhart
1995 Bonnie Burnard
1996 Barbara Gowdy
1997 Katherine Govier
1998 Sharon Butala
1999 Janice Kulyk Keefer
2000 Anita Rau Badami
2001 Elizabeth Hay
2002 Terry Griggs
2003 Elisabeth Harvor
2004 Dianne Warren
2005 Gayla Reid
2006 Caroline Adderson
2007 Diane Schoemperlen
2010 Miriam Toews
2013 Lisa Moore
2014 Joan Thomas
2016 Eden Robinson

Alice Munro Hateship Small1986 Alice Munro
Dance of the Happy Shades (1968)
Lives of Girls and Women (1971)
Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You (1973)
Who Do You Think You Are? (1979)
The Moons of Jupiter (1982)
The Progress of Love (1986)
Friend of My Youth (1990)
Open Secrets (1994)
The Love of a Good Woman (1998)
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage (2001)
Runaway (2004)
The View from Castle Rock (2006)
Too Much Happiness (2009)
Dear Life (2012)

1987 Audrey Thomas
Mrs. Blood (1970)
Munchmeyer and Prospero on the Island (1971)
Songs My Mother Taught Me (1973)
Blown Figures (1974)
Latakia (1979)
Intertidal Life (1984)
Graven Images (1993)
Coming Down from Wa (1995)
Isobel Gunn (1999)
Tattycoram (2005)
Local Customs (2014)

Wild Blue YonderShort Stories:
Ten Green Bottles (1967)
ladies and escorts (1977)
Real Mothers (1981)
Two in the Bush and Other Stories (1981)
Goodbye Harold, Good Luck (1986)
The Wild Blue Yonder (1990)
The Path of Totality (2001)

1988 Edna Alford
A Sleep Full of Dreams  (1981)
The Garden of Eloise Loon (1986)

1989 Merna Summers
The Skating Party (1974)
Calling Home (1982)
North of the Battle (1988)

1990 Carol Shields
✔Small Ceremonies (1976)
✔The Box Garden (1977)
✔Happenstance (1980)
✔A Fairly Conventional Woman (1982)
✔Various Miracles (1985:SS)
✔Swann: A Mystery (1987)
✔Orange Fish (1989:SS)
✔A Celibate Season (with Blanche Howard: 1991)
✔The Republic of Love (1992)
✔The Stone Diaries (1993)
✔Larry’s Party (1997)
✔Dressing up for the Carnival (2000:SS)
Random Illuminations Shields✔Unless (2002)
✔Others (1972)
Intersect (1974)
✔Coming to Canada (1992)
✔Jane Austen: A Biography (2001)

1991 Joan Clark
Girl of the Rockies (1968)
Thomasina and the Trout Tree (1971)
The Hand of Robin Squires (1977)
From a High Thin Wire (1982)
Wild Man of the Woods (1985)
The Moons of Madeleine (1987)
The Victory of Geraldine Gull (1988)
Swimming Toward the Light (1990)
Eiriksdottir: A Tale of Dreams and Luck (1993)
The Dream Carvers (1995)
Latitudes of Melt (2000)
The Word for Home (2002)
An Audience of Chairs (2005)
✔The Birthday Lunch (2015)

1992 Joan Barfoot
Abra (1978)
Dancing in the Dark (1982)
Duet for Three (1985)
✔Family News (1989)
✔Plain Jane (1992)
Barfoot Dancing in the Dark✔Charlotte and Claudia Keeping in Touch (1994)
✔Some Things about Flying (1997)
✔Getting over Edgar (1999)
✔Critical Injuries (2001)
✔Luck (2005)
✔Exit Lines (2009)

1993 Sandra Birdsell
✔Agassiz Stories (1987)
✔The Missing Child (1989)
The Chrome Suite (1992)
The Town That Floated Away (1997)
The Russländer (Katya) (2001)
Children of the Day (2005)
Waiting for Joe (2010)

Short Stories
Night Travellers (1982)
Ladies of the House (1984)
The Two-Headed Calf (1997)

1994 Jane Urquhart
The Whirlpool (1986)
Changing Heaven (1990)
Away (1993)
The Underpainter (1997)
The Stone Carvers (2001)
Urquhart Sanctuary LineA Map of Glass (2005)
Sanctuary Line (2010)
Night Stages (2015)

Non-Fiction
Extraordinary Canadians: Lucy Maud Montgomery (2009)

Short Stories
✔Storm Glass (1987)

1995 Bonnie Burnard
✔A Good House (1999)
✔Suddenly (2009)

Short Stories
✔Women of Influence (1988)
✔Casino & Other Stories (1995)

1996 Barbara Gowdy
Through the Green Valley (1988)
✔Falling Angels (1989)
✔We So Seldom Look On Love (1992)
✔Mister Sandman (1995)
✔The White Bone (1999)
The Romantic (2003)
✔Helpless (2007)
✔Little Sister (2017)

1997 Katherine Govier
Random Descent (1979)
Going Through the Motions (1982)
Between Men(1987)
Hearts of Flame  (1991)
Angel Walk (1996)
The Truth Teller (2000)
Creation (2002)
Three Views of Crystal Water (2005)
The Ghost Brush (2010)

Short Stories
✔Fables of Brunswick Avenue (1985)
Before and After (1989)
The Immaculate Conception Photo Gallery (1994)

Girl Saskatoon Butala1998 Sharon Butala
✔Fever (1990)
✔Upstream (1991)
✔Country of the Heart (1984)
✔The Fourth Archangel (1992)
✔Luna (1994)
✔Queen of the Headaches (1994)
✔The Gates of the Sun (2001)
✔The Garden of Eden (2002)
✔Real Life (2002)
Wild Rose (2015)

Non-Fiction
Harvest (1992)
✔The Perfection of the Morning: An Apprenticeship in Nature (1994)
Coyote’s Morning Cry: Meditations & Dreams From a Life in Nature (1995)
✔Wild Stone Heart: An Apprenticeship in the Fields (2000)
Old Man on His Back: Portrait of a Prairie Landscape(2002)
Lilac Moon, HarperPerennial (2005)
The Girl in Saskatoon: A Meditation on Friendship, Memory and Murder 2008)

1999 Janice Kulyk Keefer
White of the Lesser Angels (1986)
The Paris-Napoli Express (1986)
Transfigurations (1987)
Constellations
Reading Mavis Gallant (1989)
Travelling Ladies (1992)
✔Rest Harrow (1992)
✔The Green Library (1996)
Marrying the Sea (1998)
Honey and Ashes: A Story of Family (1998)
✔Thieves (2004)
The Ladies Lending Library (2007)

Tamarind Mem2000 Anita Rau Badami
Tamarind Mem (1997)
✔The Hero’s Walk (2001)
Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? (2006)
Tell it to the Trees(2011)

2001 Elizabeth Hay
✔A Student of Weather (2000)
✔Garbo Laughs (2003)
✔Late Nights on Air (2007)
Alone in the Classroom (2011)
His Whole Life (2015)

Short Stories
✔Small Change (1997)

Non-Fiction
✔Crossing the Snow Line (1989)
✔The Only Snow in Havana (1992)
✔Captivity Tales: Canadians in New York (1993)

2002 Terry Griggs
✔Quickening (1990)
✔The Lusty Man (1995)
Cat’s Eye Corner (2000)
✔Rogue’s Wedding (2002)
The Silver Door (2004)
Invisible Ink (2006)
Thought You Were Dead (2009)
Terry Griggs Cats Eye CornerNieve (2010)
✔The Discovery of Honey (2017)

2003 Elisabeth Harvor
✔Excessive Joy Injures the Heart (2000)
✔All Times Have Been Modern (2004)

Short Stories
✔Women and Children (1973) / Our Lady of All Distances (1991)
✔If Only We Could Drive Like This Forever (1988)
Let Me Be the One (1996)

Verse
Fortress of Chairs (1992)
✔The Long Cold Green Evenings of Spring (1997)
An Open Door in the Landscape (2010)

2004 Dianne Warren
Cool Water (2010)

Short Stories
The Wednesday Flower Man (1987)
Bad Luck Dog (1993)
A Reckless Moon (2002)

2005 Gayla Reid
All the Seas of the World (2001)
Closer Apart. The Ardara Variations (2004)
Come from Afar (2011)

Short Stories
Sister Doyle’s Men (1993)
To Be There With You (1994)

Adderson History of Forgetting2006 Caroline Adderson
✔A History of Forgetting (1999)
✔Sitting Practice (2003)
The Sky is Falling (2010)
Ellen in Pieces (2014)

Children’s Books
Very Serious Children (2007)
I, Bruno (2007)
Bruno for Real (2008)
Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week (2012)
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Jasper John Dooley: Left Behind (2013)

Short Stories
✔Bad Imaginings (1993)
Pleased to Meet You (2006)

2007 Diane Schoemperlen
✔Our Lady of the Lost and Found (2001)
✔At a Loss for Words (2008)
This Is Not My Life (2016)

Short Stories
✔Double Exposure (1984)
✔Frogs and Other Stories (1986)
✔Hockey Night in Canada (1987)
✔The Man of My Dreams (1990)
✔Hockey Night in Canada and Other Stories (1991)
✔Forms of Devotion (1998)
✔Red Plaid Shirt (2002)
By the Book (2014)

By the Book Schoemperlen2010 Miriam Toews
✔Summer of My Amazing Luck (1996)
A Boy of Good Breeding (1998)
✔A Complicated Kindness (2004)
The Flying Troutmans (2008)
Irma Voth (2011)
All My Puny Sorrows (2014)

Non-Fiction
Swing Low: A Life (2000)

2013 Lisa Moore
Alligator (2005)
✔February (2009)
Caught (2013)
✔Flannery (2016)

Short Stories
✔Degrees of Nakedness (1995)
✔Open (2002)
Selected Short Fiction (2012)

2014 Joan Thomas
Reading By Lightning (2008)
Curiosity (2010)
✔The Opening Sky (2014)

2016 Eden Robinson
Son of a Trickster (2017)
✔Sasquatch at Home: Traditional Protocols & Modern Storytelling (2011)
✔Blood Sports (2006)
✔Monkey Beach (2000)
Traplines (1996)