The win comes with representation from CookeMcDermid and a standard contract to publish with HarperCollins.
The TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award and $50,000, which is the largest cash prize in Canadian children’s literature, was awarded to On the Trapline by David A. Robertson and Julie Flett.
The $10,000 prize honours a Saskatchewan writer whose body of work has had a significant impact on writing in the province.
The winner will be announced on November 29.
The winner of the $100,000 prize will be announced at a gala in Toronto on November 7.
Hui was awarded the $10,000 prize for her book Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada’s Chinese Restaurants.
The finalists will be announced on October 20.
The winner will be announced on November 2.