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"I Was Completely Transported by Every Sentence" The CBC Canada Reads Panellists on Their Debate Strategies & Their Love for Their Chosen Books
Everyone's favourite literary smackdown returns today through Thursday: the 2021 edition of CBC Canada Reads will bring the same fiery debates from passionate panellists championing their chosen book ...
February 17, 2021
Writers' Trust Announces Major New Prize for Public Policy Books Sponsored by Former Blackberry CEO
Today the Writers' Trust of Canada, the premiere organization for literary awards in the country, announced a major new award in the form of The Balsillie Prize for Public Policy. The $60,000 award ...
December 02, 2020
Writers' Trust Announces $100,000 of Career Literary Prizes, including Matt Cohen Award for CanLit Icon Dennis Lee
Rounding out a spectacular prize season, the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced today the winners of their four final literary awards of the year.The four $25,000 prizes spotlight exceptional literary ...
November 20, 2020
Vine Awards Announce $10,000 Winners, Including a Second Vine Award for Matti Friedman
Wednesday evening saw another literary organization creatively embracing the new digital landscape to celebrate outstanding writing as the annual Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature announced ...
November 18, 2020
Writers' Trust Books of the Year: Gil Adamson Wins Writers' Trust Fiction Prize & Jessica J. Lee Wins Weston Prize
This afternoon, the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced the winners of both the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction and The Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Two of the biggest book awards ...
November 12, 2020
Montreal's Matthew Hollett Wins CBC Poetry Prize for Pandemic Inspired Poem
Today, CBC Books announced Matthew Hollett of Montreal as the winner of the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize.His winning piece, "Tickling the Scar", was written during the early days of the pandemic, when Hollett, ...
November 10, 2020
Souvankham Thammavongsa Wins 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Debut Story Collection
Last night in an online broadcast, Souvankham Thammavongsa was named the winner of the $100,000 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her debut short story collection How To Pronounce Knife (McClelland ...
November 05, 2020
Western Canada Dominates CBC Poetry Prize Shortlist
It's another good day for Western Canada with the announcement of the shortlist for the CBC Poetry Prize. With five finalists (four of whom count their homes in Alberta or farther west), it's an intriguing ...
November 04, 2020
"There are Moments of Grace and Joy" The 2020 Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Finalists on What They Love About Writing Fiction
The Writers' Trust Fiction Prize (formerly the Writers' Trust Rogers Fiction Prize) is one of the biggest literary awards in the country, with a $50,000 prize purse and a history of highlighting some ...
October 21, 2020
The Writers' Trust Announces the Winners of the RBC Bronwen Wallace Awards, the Journey Prize, & the Dayne Ogilvie Prize
Today in an online broadcast, the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced four prizewinners for its emerging writers awards: the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers (short fiction and poetry categories); ...