August 26, 2020
2020 Journey Prize Finalists Announced
The Writers' Trust has announced finalists for the 2020 McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, honouring new and developing writers for the best short story published in a Canadian literary journal ...
August 24, 2020
RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Announces Fiction and Poetry Finalists
The Writer's Trust of Canada has announced both the fiction and poetry finalists for this year's RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. The prize celebrates outstanding, unpublished work by ...
August 10, 2020
FOLD Kids Book Fest Announces Young Readers Book Club
Great news for book-loving kids (and their parents!)The 2020 FOLD (Festival of Literary Diversity) Kids Book Fest has announced the creation of the Young Readers Book Club. Focusing on books by acclaimed ...
August 07, 2020
ABPBC Establishes Greg Younging Undergraduate Award at Simon Fraser University
The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) and Simon Fraser University have announced the creation of the Greg Younging Undergraduate Award in Publishing Studies, providing financial ...
August 05, 2020
Giller Foundation Donates $25,000 to Indigenous Literary Studies Association and Diaspora Dialogues
The Giller Foundation announced yesterday they will be making donations of $25,000 each to the Indigenous Literary Studies Association and Diaspora Dialogues, two organizations dedicated to supporting ...
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 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, ...
June 01, 2020
Canadian Writers' Emergency Relief Fund Announces New Round of Funding
The Canadian Writers' Emergency Relief Fund has announced a new round of funding for June.The fund, created as a partnership between the Writers' Trust, Writers Union of Canada, and Royal Bank, offers ...