November 02, 2022
Do Kids’ Book Awards Matter?
It’s Moira Rose’s favourite season— (book) awards season! It feels like a new list of finalists is posted every day. And while there is lots to celebrate, it can be crushing to watch your book go ...
April 14, 2021
CBC Books Announces 33 Writers Longlisted for the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize
This morning, CBC Books announced the 33-name longlist for their prestigious CBC Short Story Prize. One of the biggest short fiction awards in the country, and arguably the biggest open to any writer ...
August 26, 2020
2020 Journey Prize Finalists Announced
The Writers' Trust has announced finalists for the 2020 McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, honouring new and developing writers for the best short story published in a Canadian literary journal ...
August 25, 2020
Writers' Trust Announces Finalists for LGBTQ Emerging Writers Award
Finalists have been revealed for the 2020 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers. Now in it's 14th year, the award recognizes an emerging writer from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, ...
August 24, 2020
RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Announces Fiction and Poetry Finalists
The Writer's Trust of Canada has announced both the fiction and poetry finalists for this year's RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. The prize celebrates outstanding, unpublished work by ...
August 07, 2020
ABPBC Establishes Greg Younging Undergraduate Award at Simon Fraser University
The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) and Simon Fraser University have announced the creation of the Greg Younging Undergraduate Award in Publishing Studies, providing financial ...
July 13, 2020
Shortlists Revealed for 2020 Sunburst Awards
The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic have now announced their 2020 shortlists.Among the final-round authors this year are Scott R. Jones, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Aviaq ...
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 22, 2020
Winners Announced for 2020 Indigenous Voices Awards
Jesse Thistle, Michelle Sylliboy, and Arielle Twist are among the winners of the third annual Indigenous Voices Awards.The announcement, made yesterday on National Indigenous Day (June 21st), came during ...
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 ...