World Book and Copyright Day

Today is World Book and Copyright Day and we hope you will take a few minutes to stand up for Canadian creators and publishers. It’s as simple as going to to send a letter to the members of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) and the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC) … Read more

Writers’ Trust Names Finalists for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing: Five Books Explore Canadian Politics Past and Present

March 27, 2018 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named the five finalists for the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. The winner will be announced in Ottawa on May 9, 2018, at the annual Politics and the Pen gala.   Finalist books include biographies of the tenth prime minister of Canada and the first prime minister of … Read more

The League of Canadian Poets Announces the 2018 Poetry Awards Longlists

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Toronto, ON: In honour of World Poetry Day, The League of Canadian Poets are thrilled to announce, for the first time, longlists for the 2018 Poetry Awards, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. “This year, the 20th anniversary of National Poetry … Read more