August 15, 2019
2019 Toronto Book Awards Shortlist Announced
The City of Toronto and Toronto Public Library (TPL) have named the five 2019 Toronto Book Awards shortlisted titles. This year's shortlisted authors reflect the diversity and depth of Toronto's literary ...
August 07, 2019
Read an Excerpt from K.R. Wilson's Guernica Prize Winning Novel, An Idea About My Dead Uncle
In 2018, Guernica Editions launched the inaugural Guernica Prize, an award for the best unpublished novel manuscript submitted, accepting applications from hopeful authors across the country. The jury ...
June 19, 2019
Toronto Public Library & City of Toronto Announce 45th Annual Toronto Book Awards Longlist
Toronto is riding high right now as champion city. Just in time, the City of Toronto and the Toronto Public Library have given us a reason to keep on celebrating Toronto talent - off the court and on ...
June 14, 2019
Poetry Reigns at the Trillium Prize with Winners Dionne Brand and Robin Richardson
Dionne Brand and Robin RichardsonIt's was an all-poetry year for the Trillium Book Awards, announced last night in Toronto. Both the Trillium Book Award (an open genre prize) and, of course, the Trillium ...
June 10, 2019
League of Canadian Poets Announces Award Winners Liem, du Plessis, Howell & Thompson
Poetry Month may be over for 2019, but there is still lots to celebrate in the world of verse. Today, the League of Canadian Poets has shared the winners of their annual poetry awards, including the ...
June 07, 2019
Kim Hyesoon, Don Mee Choi, and Eve Joseph win 2019 Griffin Prizes, with Lifetime Honour for Nicole Brossard
Last night in Toronto, the the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize was awarded to Eve Joseph for Quarrels (Anvil Press), while International Griffin Poetry Prize was presented to writer-translator team Kim ...
June 03, 2019
Carrianne Leung Captures $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for Her Beloved Story Collection
On Saturday night at the Writers' Union of Canada's OnWords Conference, the Union announced that Carrianne Leung is the winner of the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The award recognizes the best ...
May 29, 2019
John Elizabeth Stintzi Wins 25th Annual RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers
Bronwen Wallace Award winner John Elizabeth Stintzi (right) with event host and CBC personality Shelagh RogersYesterday evening in Toronto, John Elizabeth Stintzi was named the 25th winner of the Writers' ...
May 28, 2019
The Griffin Prize Poets on Writers' Work Days & Favourite Canadian Poems
The Griffin Prize is not only one of the biggest literary prizes in Canada; it has become one of the most prestigious and influential poetry prizes in the world, annually honouring one International ...
May 23, 2019
Casey Plett Wins $60,000 Amazon First Novel Award for Little Fish
Last night at a ceremony in Toronto, Casey Plett captured the prestigious Amazon Canada First Novel Award for Little Fish (Arsenal Pulp Press). The author of a previous short story collection, A Safe ...