Northern Lit 2020

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The Northern Lit Awards celebrate the literary contribution of Northern Ontario authors to Northern Ontario culture. Northern Lit collectively comprise three separate award categories: English Fiction, English Nonfiction (Louise de Kiriline Lawrence), and French Fiction. Authors must reside or have significant links to the North in order to be considered. Nominations ypically are accepted from mid-January to mid-April each year.


Nominations for the 2020 Northern Lit Award are now open:

English Fiction Award

English Nonfiction (Louise de Kiriline Lawrence) Award

French Fiction


Northern Lit Awards titles on OverDrive:

Award Winners from Previous Years

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