December 13, 2023
CBC Announced Canada Reads 2024 Longlist
Today CBC Books announced the 15-title longlist for the 23rd edition of their book competition show, Canada Reads, which will take place March 4-7. Five panellists will select a book to champion from ...
October 11, 2023
Scotiabank Giller Prize Reveals Shortlist of Heavy Hitters for 30th Anniversary
This morning the Scotiabank Giller Prize announced their five book 2023 shortlist via Facebook livestream. Whittled down from the 12-title longlist, the shortlist is packed with highly decorated writers, ...
September 06, 2023
Scotiabank Giller Prize Announces 12-Title Longlist for 30th Anniversary Year
This morning, the Scotiabank Giller Prize announced their 12-title longlist for the 2023 award, which marks the 30th anniversary of the prestigious honour, widely considered to be the most influential ...
June 30, 2023
"We Don’t Have to Go Along with the Status Quo" Introducing Assembly Press
This week, poet and publisher Leigh Nash, poet and editor Andrew Faulkner, and veteran literary publicist and communications strategist Debby de Groot announced a new joint venture: a brand new multi-genre ...
June 12, 2023
Giller Foundation Announces the Giller Mantella Scholarship for Black, Indigenous, and Racialized Students
This morning, the Canadian writing and publishing community got big news from one of the most significant organizations in its landscape: the Giller Foundation, administrators of the Scotiabank Giller ...
January 25, 2023
CBC Announces a Panelist Line Up Studded with TV & Social Media Stars for Canada Reads 2023
It's one of the first signs for book lovers in Canada that spring is around the corner – CBC Books has announced its line up of celebrity panelists and the books they've chosen to defend in the upcoming ...
September 02, 2021
Reintroducing Poplar Press!
Here's some exciting news from OBPO member, Wolsak and Wynn, as they open up a new imprint for the press. The details are below, in their official release:Wolsak and Wynn is happy to announce that long-time ...
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 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 10, 2020
FOLD Kids Book Fest Announces Young Readers Book Club
Great news for book-loving kids (and their parents!)The 2020 FOLD (Festival of Literary Diversity) Kids Book Fest has announced the creation of the Young Readers Book Club. Focusing on books by acclaimed ...