January 18, 2022
K.R. Wilson on His Daring New Novel that Follows One Memorable Character from the Fall of Rome to Contemporary Toronto
Guernica Literary Prize winner K.R. Wilson's sophomore novel Call Me Stan: A Tragedy in Three Millenia (Guernica Editions) is as ambitious as it is memorable, following the titular hero through centuries ...
October 05, 2021
2021 Scotiabank Giller Shortlist Announced
The Scotiabank Giller Prize has announced their five-title 2021 shortlist, featuring four novels and one short story collection. The list features books from two independent Canadian publishers (House ...
September 29, 2021
Inaugural Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Shortlist Announced
The recently renamed and significantly enriched Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction Prize (formerly the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize) has announced its first official shortlist with five heavy-hitter ...
September 08, 2021
Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist Announced, including Writer-in-Residence Angélique Lalonde's Debut Collection
It's a nerve-wracking and exciting morning for writers and publishers across the country as the Scotiabank Giller Prize announces their 2021 longlist. The 12-title list is a nod to the books that will ...
June 07, 2021
Contest: Start Your Summer with Unforgettable Stories - Enter to Win a Dundurn Fiction Prize Pack
It's nearly summertime and that means kicking back and reading great books in parks, on beaches and balconies, and anywhere else you can curl up in the sun and sink into a great story. With all that waiting ...
June 01, 2021
Isolation Creation: How the Pandemic Improved My Writing
Do you remember the person you were before the pandemic? Do you remember making plans, getting excited?The end of 2019 seems like ten years ago, but a couple of things stand out: signing my book deal ...
March 29, 2021
Book*hug Press Spring/Summer 2021 Season Reveal
It's spring book season and fantastic lists are pouring out from the dynamic independent publishers across the province.Our good friends at Book*hug have helpfully put together a video preview of their ...
November 16, 2020
Contest! Warm Up with a Prize Pack of Spectacular Canadian Fiction from Dundurn
It's grey and chilly and you can't hug your friends. It's definitely not the best of times, but it may be the best time to get lost in a fantastic story and take your mind off it all. We're excited to ...
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 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 ...