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Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction

A list of books that have won the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, administered by the Faculty of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University.

by Bruce Gillespie · Tagged creative nonfiction, nonfiction, cnf

Run, Hide, Repeat

A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood

by (author) Pauline Dakin

Birding with Yeats

A Mother's Memoir

by (author) Lynn Thomson

Hot Art

Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art

by (author) Joshua Knelman

Into the Abyss

How a Deadly Plane Crash Changed the Lives of a Pilot, a Politician, a Criminal and a Cop

by (author) Carol Shaben

Letters from the Lost

A Memoir of Discovery

by (author) Helen Waldstein Wilkes

A Very Capable Life

The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

by (author) John Leigh Walters

Burning Down the House

Fighting Fires and Losing Myself

by (author) Russell Wangersky

Paper Shadows

Penguin Modern Classics Edition

by (author) Wayson Choy

I'll Tell You A Secret

A Memory Of Seven Summers

by (author) Anne Coleman

Into the Blue

by (author) Andrea Curtis

Mrs. King

The Life and Times of Isabel Mackenzie King

by (author) Charlotte Gray

Concubines Children

Portrait of a Family Divided

by (author) Denise Chong

Sharing a Robin's Life

by (author) Linda Johns

White Lies (For My Mother)

by (author) Liza Potvin

The Only Snow in Havana

by (author) Elizabeth Hay


The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin

by (author) Susan Mayse

The Oil Man and the Sea

Navigating the Northern Gateway

by (author) Arno Kopecky

The Last Island

A Naturalist's Sojourn on Triangle Island

by (author) Alison Watt


The Innu Struggle to Reclaim Their Homeland

by (author) Marie Wadden

Lands of Lost Borders

Out of Bounds on the Silk Road

by (author) Kate Harris

Chop Suey Nation

The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada’s Chinese Restaurants

by (author) Ann Hui

The Erratics

A Memoir

by (author) Vicki Laveau-Harvie

We Are All Perfectly Fine

A Memoir of Love, Medicine and Healing

by (author) Jillian Horton

Thick Skin

Field Notes From A Sister In The Brotherhood

by (author) Hilary Peach