November 24, 2022
PEI's Bren Simmers Wins CBC Poetry Award for Poem Suite Exploring the Connection Between Alzheimer's and Language
For the first time ever, a writer from Prince Edward Island has won the prestigious CBC Poetry Prize. Bren Simmers was awarded the $6,000 prize today for her poetry collection Spell World Backwards. The ...
September 22, 2022
Beekeeper and Decorated Métis Writer Susan Cormier Wins CBC Nonfiction Prize
Today, CBC Books announced the winner of the prestigious CBC Nonfiction Prize. The prize, which has launched the careers of writers including Carol Shields and Kim Echlin over its 23 year history, ...
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, ...