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Joy Kogawa CM, LL.D., D.Litt., DD.

Awards For Obasan

  • Books in Canada — First Novel Award
  • Canadian Authors Association — Book of the Year Award
  • Periodical Distributors of Canada — Best Paperback Fiction Award
  • Before Columbus Foundation — The American Book Award
  • American Library Association — Notable Book

Honours

  • Member of the Order of Canada, 1986
  • Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, University of Lethbridge, 1991
  • Fellow of Ryerson Polytechnical University, 1991
  • Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, University of Guelph, 1992
  • Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, Simon Fraser University, 1993
  • Urban Alliance Race Relations award, 1994
  • Grace MacInnis Visiting Scholar award, 1995
  • Doctor of Divinity, Honoris Causa, Knox College, University of Toronto, 1999
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Asian American Studies, 2001
  • Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, University of British Columbia, 2001
  • The NAJC National Award, National Association of Japanese Canadians, 2001

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