December 15, 2021
Robert Rotenberg on His Family's Lost Story of Heroism, A Memorable Opening Line, & Going Back to Chandler
Bestselling crime writer Robert Rotenberg, who is also a prominent criminal lawyer, knows how to craft a good story. But he got a serious surprise when two distant relatives wrote a story he'd never heard ...
November 24, 2021
2021 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature Winners Announced, Including KidLit Icon Gordon Korman
Last night during a virtual event, The Koffler Centre of the Arts announced the four winners of the 2021 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature. The unique set of awards celebrates not only Jewish ...
October 22, 2021
The Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature Announce 2021 Shortlists
Yesterday, The Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature announced their 2021 shortlists, with authors up for awards in four categories, honouring Jewish Canadian writers or writers of any background ...
November 30, 2020
"Storytelling is a Core Feature of Jewish Culture" Nora Gold on 10 Years of JewishFiction.Net
Ten years ago, writer Nora Gold started a website. Determined, in a shrinking publishing landscape, to provide a platform for Jewish fiction writers and non-Jewish writers who were exploring Jewish themes, ...
November 20, 2020
Vine Awards Announce $10,000 Winners, Including a Second Vine Award for Matti Friedman
Wednesday evening saw another literary organization creatively embracing the new digital landscape to celebrate outstanding writing as the annual Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature announced ...
October 15, 2020
Vine Awards for Jewish Literature Announce Shortlists in Four Literary Categories
Today the annual Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature announced their shortlists in four different genres of writing, with nominations for decorated writers such as David Bezmozgis, Ayelet Tsabari, ...
October 24, 2019
"If Anything Can Repair Our World, it is Stories" 2019 Vine Awards Honour Canadian Jewish Authors & Storytelling
Yesterday at a luncheon at Toronto's Windsor Arms Hotel, five authors were presented with the 2019 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature. The awards celebrate both Jewish writers in Canada and non-Jewish ...
September 27, 2019
"Home, Family, and Finding a Place to Belong" The 2019 Shortlists for the Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature
Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature, a unique suite of literary prizes that celebrate Canadian Jewish literature across five different genres, announced their shortlists yesterday. The nominated ...
October 12, 2018
Writing the Truth: the 2018 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature
The Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature are a unique set of book prizes; not only do they reward excellence in writing by Jewish authors, they also reward non-Jewish writers who cover Jewish themes ...
September 20, 2018
The Vine Awards for Jewish Literature Announces 2018 Shortlists
Today the Koffler Centre of the Arts announced the shortlists for the 2018 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature. The jury, made up of writers Beverley Chalmers, Joseph Kertes, and Lee Maracle, ...