D+Q Authors Nominated for 2017 Doug Wright Awards!


Early this morning it was announced that three Drawn & Quarterly authors have been nominated for the Doug Wright Awards! The 13th installation of the Doug Wright Awards recognizes the best work and most promising talent in Canadian comics, with the winners being presented in Toronto on May 14th. See the full list of D+Q nominees (artists AND former staffers—yay! Chris and Jessica) below:

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2017 Doug Wright Best Book Award, presented for the best book published in Canada (in English):

Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus by Chester Brown
Big Kids by Michael DeForge
The Envelope Manufacturer by Chris Oliveros

2017 Pigskin Peters Award, presented for the best experimental, unconventional or avant-garde comic:

Carpet Sweeper Tales by Julie Doucet


2017 Doug Wright Spotlight Award (a.k.a. The Nipper), presented to a Canadian cartoonist deserving of wider recognition:

Jessica Campbell, Hot or Not: 20th-Century Male Artists (Koyama Press), former D+Q staffer

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