- Allan Casey, Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada (Greystone Books)
- Richard Greene, Boxing the Compass (Véhicule Press)
- Robert Chafe, Afterimage (Playwrights Canada Press)
Children's Literature (Text)
- Wendy Phillips, Fishtailing (Coteau Books)
- Linda Gaboriau, Forests (Playwrights Canada Press), an English translation of Forêts by Wajdi Mouawad
The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is pleased to announce that Kirk Howard, founder and president of Dundurn Press, will be presented with the President’s Award at the association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting. ACP is also delighted to present Michael Harrison with honorary lifetime membership in the association.