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"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 ...
March 02, 2018
Editors Lisa Grekul and Lindy Ledohowski Win 2018 Kobzar Literary Award
Last night, at a gala in Toronto, Lisa Grekul and Lindy Ledohowski were awarded the 2018 Kobzar Literary Award for their book Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home. Presented every two years by ...
February 27, 2018
"This Story Has Lessons for all Canadians" The 2018 Kobzar Literary Award Finalists on Ukrainian Canadian Writing & Culture
A unique award in the Canadian literary landscape, The Kobzar Literary Award recognizes outstanding writing by authors who develop a Ukrainian Canadian theme in their work. Ukrainian Canadians are estimated ...
February 26, 2018
Tanya Talaga Awarded 2018 $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize
Today at a luncheon in Toronto's Omni King Edward Hotel, Tanya Talaga was awarded the $25,000 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction for her book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths ...
February 22, 2018
OwlKids Books Honoured with Prestigious BOP–Bologna Prize Nomination
In happy news for CanLit, Owlkids Books Inc. has been shortlisted for the influential BOP–Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year.The prize, in is sixth year, celebrates the ...
January 10, 2018
RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist announced, featuring Tanya Talaga and James Maskalyk
This morning in Toronto, one of the most prestigious non-fiction prizes in Canada announced their 2018 shortlist. The 2018 jurors — Christine Elliott, Anne Giardini, and James Polk — announced the ...
December 07, 2017
RBC Taylor Prize Longlist Announced
After a fiction-focused fall prize season, the focus is back on non-fiction with the announcement of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize longlist.Notably, included on the list are two of the Weston Prize finalists ...
November 15, 2017
Writers' Trust Honours Chariandy, Maskalyk, Schoemperlen & Others at Packed Awards Event
It has become the biggest night in Canada literary prizes, with a staggering seven prizes presented, representing more than $260,000 in award money for Canadian writers in a single evening: the Writers' ...
November 01, 2017
Governor General's Literary Awards Winners Announced
The 2017 winners of the dignified elder statesmen of Canadian literary awards, the Governor General's, were announced on Wednesday. The awards were established in 1936 and serve to recognize writers ...
October 05, 2017
"Our Culture Depends on our Literature" - Governor General's Literary Award Shortlists Released
Canada Council Director and CEO Simon Brault had strong and encouraging words for writers and publishers in Canada upon the release of the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award shortlists yesterday, ...