White Voices

The Dominance of White Authors in Canadian Literary Awards

  • Kara Locke Student

Abstract

An analysis of the past winners of Canada's three largest English-language fiction awards, as well as the the non-fiction award with the largest monetary prize. This article examines the ratio of white authors to those of visible racial minority, and considers the cultural and economic impacts of awarding primarily white authors in a racially diverse country.

Published
2017-11-23
Section
Part Five: Diversity and Inclusivity