August 17, 2017
The Vine Awards for Jewish Literature Shortlists Announced, feat. Botha, Behrens, & More!
From Mordecai Richler to David Bezmozgis and countless writers in between (and upcoming), Canadian literature has benefited from the rich voices of Jewish writers since its inception.To honour that legacy ...
July 13, 2017
The Writers' Trust of Canada Announces the 2017 Journey Prize Shortlist
Today the Writers’ Trust of Canada and McClelland & Stewart shared the longlist for the 2017 Writers’ Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize for best short story by an emerging ...
June 05, 2017
The 2017 Griffin Prize nominees on Poetry & Favourite Reads
The Griffin Poetry Prize counts amongst its past winners some of the most lauded, beloved, and respected names in poetry. Icons like Anne Carson, Paul Muldoon, and P.K. Page are just a few of those ...
June 03, 2017
Kai Cheng Thom wins the 2017 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers
Today in Vancouver, the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced that Kai Cheng Thom is the winner of the 2017 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers. The $4,000 prize, unique in its focus on rewarding ...
May 31, 2017
Noor Naga wins RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers
The Writers’ Trust of Canada has announced Noor Naga as the winner of this year’s $10,000 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. Naga won the award for her poem “The Mistress and the ...
May 17, 2017
Writers’ Trust Announces Finalists for Dayne Ogilvie LGBTQ Emerging Writers Award
This morning, the Writers' Trust of Canada announced the shortlist for the 11th annual Dayne Ogilvie Prize. The award honours emerging writers whose body of work demonstrates great potential and who ...
May 11, 2017
Kamal Al-Solaylee wins Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing for Brown
Yesterday at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, a crowded room full of politicians, authors, journalists, donors, and book lovers waited to see who would be the 2017 winner of the $25,000 ...
May 09, 2017
Trillium Book Award Nominees Announced!
Today the Ontario Media Development Corporation announced the nominees for the 2017 Trillium Book Awards. The winners will be announced on June 20, 2017 at an event in Toronto, with the winner of the ...
April 06, 2017
League of Canadian Poets Announces 2017 Awards Shortlists
Today the League of Canadian Poets announced their shortlists for the Gerald Lampert and Pat Lowther Memorial Awards, the Raymond Souster Award and, together with the Calgary Spoken Word Society, the ...
December 19, 2016
CBC Canada Reads Announces Ali Hassan as Host + Theme and Longlist for 2017
The 2017 iteration of CBC's popular battle of the books, Canada Reads, will be hosted by actor ad comedian Ali Hassan, and will tackle the question "What is the one book Canadians need now?” Last year's ...