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A huge congratulations to Donald J. Savoie for winning the 2015 Donner Prize. Professor Savoie was awarded the $50,000 Donner Prize for What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer. His book was chosen from an impressive list of 86 submissions by a five-member jury: A. Anne McLellan (Jury Chair), Jean-Marie Dufour, Peter George, V. Peter … Read More >
The first-ever New Brunswick Book Awards were handed out this week at the Capitol Theatre in Moncton, New Brunswick. The awards gala shared the stage with this year’s Atlantic Book Awards, which was part of the Frye Festival.
The inaugural winners included Donald J. Savoie who won the Writers Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for non-fiction for Read More >
This April marks the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s Easter Rising. The Rising, which took place in Dublin over six days in April 1916, was an attempt by Irish republicans to end British rule in Ireland by force. The rebellion collapsed, and its leaders were executed, but the events of Easter Week would lead ultimately to … Read More >
In honour of Earth Day this year (April 22), we have put together a suggested reading list of Earth Day-friendly environmental studies books. For those who wish to be extra environmentally friendly, all these titles are also available as ebooks!
April is poetry month, to celebrate we are sharing some of our favourite poems from a few of the titles in our Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series.
Shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, 2016.
By Sarah Tolmie
See you and raise you. Raise you like an island
Hove in sight. Raise you like the window … Read More >
We are delighted to announce that three MQUP titles have been awarded a 2016 Canada Prize!
“These books are representative of the tremendous scholarship produced in our country,” said Stephen Toope, President of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Two of this year’s winners examine Québec’s history—one looking at how two prominent … Read More >
The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation and McGill-Queen’s University Press today are pleased to announce the renewal of funding for the McGill-Queen’s/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History. The series was established by the Press thanks to a generous donation of $270,000 by the Foundation and the … Read More >
Making Out in the Mainstream, by Vincent Doyle, was recently reviewed by the Bay Area Reporter, the oldest and highest circulation LGBT news weekly serving San Francisco’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. The review coincides nicely with this week’s announcement of the 27th Annual GLAAD Media awards.
The following is an excerpt from Brian Bromberger’s piece entitled “Swimming … Read More >
We are very excited to announce that Trio, a collection of 120 sonnets and part of our Hugh Maclennan Poetry Series, has been shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial award. Congratulations to Sarah Tolmie for this well-deserved honour.
The shortlist for the 2015/2016 Donner Prize was announced today. The prestigious Donner Prize, established in 1998, is a $50,000 annual prize which rewards excellence and innovation in public policy writing by Canadians.
We are very pleased to announce that not one but two MQUP titles were among the five finalists on this year’s shortlist. Congratulations to authors Donald … Read More >