July 13, 2020
Shortlists Revealed for 2020 Sunburst Awards
The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have now announced their 2020 shortlists.Among the final-round authors this year are Scott R. Jones, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Aviaq ...
June 24, 2020
Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards Reveal 2020 Shortlists
Shortlists have been announced for this year's Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards.Announced by the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Foundation via a press release yesterday, the ...
June 22, 2020
Winners Announced for 2020 Indigenous Voices Awards
Jesse Thistle, Michelle Sylliboy, and Arielle Twist are among the winners of the third annual Indigenous Voices Awards.The announcement, made yesterday on National Indigenous Day (June 21st), came during ...
June 17, 2020
Forest of Reading Announces 2020 Winners
An always-anticipated event for fans and creators of KidLit, winners have been revealed for this year's Forest of Reading Awards. Announced by the Ontario Library Association yesterday at a free virtual ...
June 08, 2020
Sunburst Awards Announce 2020 Longlist
The Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have announced their 2020 longlist.Celebrating exceptional speculative fiction writing in the categories of adult, young adult, ...
May 21, 2020
Indigenous Voices Awards Announce 2020 Shortlist
Finalists for the 2020 Indigenous Voices Awards have been announced. Through a press release, the organization stated that winners of the IVAs (pronounced EYE-VAHz) will be revealed during a "virtual ...
February 24, 2020
Ivan Coyote Wins 2020 Freedom to Read Award
Yukon-born author and spoken-word performer Ivan Coyote is the recipient of this year's Freedom to Read Award.The prize, presented by the Writers' Union of Canada, is in recognition of work that is passionately ...
January 20, 2020
Canadian Illustrator Isabelle Arsenault Shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award
No stranger to awards already, esteemed Montreal-based illustrator Isabelle Arsenault has been shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, widely considered the most prestigious prize in children's ...
January 13, 2020
Scotiabank Giller Prize Announces 2020 Jury
With 2019 winner Ian Williams still fresh in our minds, jurors have now been announced for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize.Celebrating its 27th year, Executive Director Elana Rabinovitch revealed today ...
December 05, 2019
RBC Taylor Prize 2020 Longlist Announced: Mark Bourrie, Andrew Reeves, Robyn Doolittle Among Nominees
After making the announcement two weeks ago that next year's ceremony will be its last, the RBC Taylor Prize has released its (slightly longer than usual) longlist of nominees for 2020. Esteemed jurors ...