The Writers’ Union of Canada Launches 25th Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers

The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased to launch its 25th Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, which invites Canadian writers to submit a piece of fiction or nonfiction of up to 2,500 words in the English language that has not previously been published in any format. A $2,500 prize will be awarded to … Read more

Magazine Grands Prix to Merge with the National Magazine Awards

Toronto (November 1, 2017) – The National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) and Magazines Canada are proud to announce a commitment to an ongoing collaboration to recognize and celebrate Canadian creators, editorial teams and the titles that publish their work with the integration of 10 Magazine Grands Prix categories into the National Magazine Awards. Starting December … Read more

Save the Date for Book Summit 2018!

DISRUPT YOUR PUBLISHING GAME Rethinking Sales and Marketing Save the Date!  Thursday, June 14, 2018 Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Book Summit 2018 is happening June 14th in conjunction with the Canadian Writers’ Summit! Mark your calendars and join us for a day of inspiring speakers, connecting with colleagues, lake views, engaging workshops, networking opportunities, new friends and … Read more

OBPO study finds there are not enough Canadian books in Ontario schools

The Ontario Book Publishers Organization has released a study assessing how much Canadian literature is being taught in the province’s classrooms. The survey was conducted by researcher and education specialist Catherine Bates on behalf of the OBPO, and included data provided by 307 teachers in both public and Catholic school boards in Ontario. OBPO executive director Holly Kent says the organization … Read more