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 ...
May 25, 2020
Between the Lines Releasing COVID-19 Essay Anthology 'Sick of the System'
Looking for some thoughtful perspective and productive solutions during our current pandemic? Between the Lines has got you covered!The Toronto-based radical indie publisher has announced the surprise ...
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 ...
May 14, 2020
Trillium Book Awards Announce 2020 Shortlist
The Trillium Book Awards announced their shortlist Tuesday. Created to recognize exceptional English and French literature and poetry from Ontario, this year the prizes will feature a category for Poetry ...
May 11, 2020
Canadian Authors Discuss Pandemic Life in New Kobo/West End Phoenix Collaboration
Rakuten Kobo and Toronto community newspaper West End Phoenix have announced the arrival of Telegrams from Home, a three-volume eBook series featuring prominent Canadian authors as they reflect upon life ...
May 04, 2020
Eden Mills Writers Festival to Host Six Months of Online Literary Events
While this year's edition of the Eden Mills Writers Festival may not be happening in its traditional form, the organizers have announced their plans to host a series of online literary events running ...
April 20, 2020
Live Stream Today: Writers' Trust Fellows Discuss Writing During a Pandemic
Wondering how the current pandemic is affecting Canadian writers?Today, the Writers' Trust of Canada is hosting "Inside Voices", a one-hour conversation with recipients Michael Crummey, Miriam Toews, ...