April 17, 2018
"Lipstick Day" by Toronto's Leah Mol Wins CBC Short Story Prize
Today CBC BOOKS announced the winner of the 2018 CBC Short Story Prize. The $6,000 award goes to Leah Mol of Toronto for her story "Lipstick Day", which beat out 2200 submissions from across Canada. ...
March 29, 2018
CBC Canada Reads Crowns 2018 Champion
(The 2018 winner of CBC Canada Reads is revealed below!)Today in front of a studio audience in Toronto, CBC Canada Reads panelist Mozhdah Jamalzadah, host of The Mozhdah Show, hesitated before revealing ...
March 27, 2018
CBC Canada Reads the Halfway Mark: And Then There Were Three
(If you aren't caught up on CBC Canada Reads, this post contains up to date information on the competition, aka spoilers!)Today marked the halfway point for CBC Canada Reads 2018. In a tie-breaking upset, ...
March 22, 2018
"I’m Coming in as a Book Lover": CBC Canada Reads Panelists on their Upcoming Literary Battle
CBC Canada Reads is unlike any other book prize in the country - rather than a jury selecting a book in private, the process is not just out in the open but televised, with panelists going to the mat ...
January 30, 2018
CBC Announces 2018 Canada Reads Finalists and Panelists!
CBC Canada Reads host Ali Hassan will have his hands full during the 2018 competition, with a panel of savvy and confident readers defending five books that have already amassed significant acclaim. ...
January 08, 2018
CBC Announces Ali Hassan's Return as Host of Canada Reads + 2018 Longlist!
Today CBC Books announced that actor and comedian Ali Hassan will return to host the 2018 Canada Reads debates, after a successful debut year in 2017, where he guided the something fiery panellists ...
April 19, 2017
Giller Nominee Alix Hawley Wins CBC Short Story Prize
CBC Books announced this morning that the winner of the 2017 CBC Short Story Prize is Alix Hawley of Kelowna, British Columbia for her story "Witching". The story was selected from more than 1800 ...
April 18, 2017
CBC Short Story Contest Announces Shortlist, Including Giller-Nominated Alix Hawley
The CBC Literary Prizes are some of the biggest in the country, both in terms of profile and in terms of their prizes. The awards, which partner with the Canada Council for the Arts, Air Canada, and the ...