September 20, 2018
The Vine Awards for Jewish Literature Announces 2018 Shortlists
Today the Koffler Centre of the Arts announced the shortlists for the 2018 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature. The jury, made up of writers Beverley Chalmers, Joseph Kertes, and Lee Maracle, ...
September 19, 2018
Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction Releases Memoir-Rich Shortlist
This morning the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced the five finalists for the 2018 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the country's biggest and arguably most influential non-fiction ...
September 18, 2018
Nova Scotia's Sandra Murdock Wins CBC Non-fiction Prize with Her "Treasure" of a Story
Sandra Murdock, of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has won the CBC Nonfiction grand prize for her piece, Easy Family Dinners. Murdock beat out more than 2000 other English language submissions from across the ...
September 17, 2018
Scotiabank Giller Prize Names 12 Title Longlist: Familiar Faces, Debuts & More
The Scotiabank Giller Prize, the $100,000 fiction prize that honours the finest in Canadian prose each year and dominates the literary landscape in Canada, has announced its 2018 12-title longlist.The ...
August 09, 2018
City of Toronto announces powerhouse shortlist including David Chariandy's decorated novel Brother
The City of Toronto and Toronto Public Library have announced the five 2018 Toronto Book Awards shortlisted titles. Established by Toronto City Council in 1974, the awards honour books of literary merit ...
July 04, 2018
Dayne Ogilvie Winner Ben Ladouceur on the Intense Craving to Read beyond His Own Intersections
In June, Ben Ladouceur added the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for Emerging LGBTQ+ Writers to his list of honours (which already included the Earle Birney Poetry Prize and a Lambda nomination). The 12-year old ...
June 21, 2018
Announcing the 2018 Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award Winners, Selected by Student Jurors
The Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards are unique in Canada, presenting two $6,000 awards to authors chosen not by a jury of peers by but the young readers their work was created for. This ...
June 19, 2018
Ben Ladouceur Wins 2018 Writers' Trust Dayne Ogilvie Award for LGBTQ Emerging Writers!
We could not be more excited to announce that Ben Ladouceur is the winner of the 2018 Writers' Trust Dayne Ogilvie Award for LGBTQ Emerging Writers.Ben is the author of the acclaimed poetry collection Otter (Coach ...
June 19, 2018
Nilsen, Enns, Belleau, & Morgan Capture 2018 League of Canadian Poets Awards
The League of Canadian Poets has announced the winners of their 2018 Annual Poetry Awards. This year marks a newly doubled prize purse for each award.Gerald Lampert Memorial Award Winner:Emily Nilsen ...
June 08, 2018
Billy-Ray Belcourt is the Youngest Griffin Poetry Prize Winner Ever
Billy-Ray Belcourt has won the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize for his acclaimed collection, This Wound is a World (Frontenac House). At 23 years old, he is the youngest winner of the prize ever. Belcourt ...