March 31, 2022
CBC Canada Reads Finale Recap: Revealing the 2022 Winner – The "One Book to Connect Us"
This probably goes without saying, but **Spoiler for Canada Reads 2022 Winner!**This morning saw the final debate of the 2022 CBC Canada Reads competition, with Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez, defended ...
March 30, 2022
CBC Canada Reads Day Three Recap: Intense Debates Lead to a Nail-Biting Tie Breaker
As the penultimate day of CBC Canada Reads 2022 kicked off this morning, host Ali Hassan offered entrepreneur and former Syrian refugee Tareq Hadhad, who was, until yesterday, defending recent Giller ...
March 29, 2022
CBC Canada Reads Day Two Recap: Just One Book Has Received No Elimination Votes At All So Far
Day Two of CBC Canada Reads 2022 has now wrapped, with just three books remaining to vie for the crown during the final two debates tomorrow and Thursday respectively.As the now-seasoned panelists settled ...
March 28, 2022
CBC Canada Reads Day One Recap: 2022 is Anyone's Game
CBC's Canada Reads kicked off this morning at 11:00am ET, with each of the five panelists proving themselves eloquent champions for their chosen novels. Host Ali Hassan followed the format of previous ...
March 23, 2022
"I am a Listener First" The 2022 Canada Reads Panelists on Keeping Open Minds & Hearts in the Big Book Battle
The clock is ticking: next week, CBC Canada Reads is back for 2022, with a superstar line up of books that makes it impossible to guess the eventual winner (just the way we like it!).The 2022 panelist ...
January 26, 2022
CBC Books Announces The 2022 Canada Reads Panellists & Books, Including Two Giller Winning Novels
This March, one Canadian writer will add the coveted CBC Canada Reads crown to their honours, and it looks like this year, a major literary honour won't be an unfamiliar experience for the eventual winner. ...
January 12, 2022
CBC Canada Reads Announces Star Studded 2022 Longlist
CBC Books has announced the 15-title mixed genre Canada Reads longlist for the 21st iteration of the popular debate literary show. The list includes memoir, short fiction, and novels, including recent ...
November 24, 2021
Vancouver's Lisa Gaston Wins 2021 CBC Poetry Prize for Her Heartbreaking & Powerful Piece "James"
Good news comes in threes, as this morning we had a third literary prize announcement of the day, with CBC Books announcing that Lise Gaston of Vancouver has won the 2021 CBC Poetry Prize for her poem, ...
November 18, 2021
CBC Books Announces the 5 Finalists for the 2021 Poetry Award, Chosen from Thousands of Submissions
Today, five writers have been shortlisted for the 2021 CBC Poetry Prize. The prize, which has been awarded since 1979 and is one of the most prestigious and richest awards in the country for a single ...
September 22, 2021
CBC Nonfiction Prize Shortlist Features a Wide-Ranging Mix of Pieces Exploring Grief, Loss, Humour, and Identity
This year's CBC Nonfiction Prize shortlist is a treasure trove for nonfiction lovers. As creative nonfiction continues to evolve as a genre, with personal storytelling becoming more and more popular with ...