Gjertrud Schnackenberg’s Heavenly Questions and Dionne Brand’s Ossuaries are the International and Canadian winners of the 2011 annual Griffin Poetry Prize. They each received $65,000 CDN in prize money.
Ten English and ten French books in four categories have been short-listed for the 24th Annual Trillium Book Award, the Ontario government’s prestigious award for literature.
The Editors’ Association of Canada has announced that Lucy Kenward of Vancouver, BC, is the winner of the 2010 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence
The Writers’ Union of Canada and John Gleed have announced that Billie Livingston is the recipient of the $10,000 DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD for Greedy Little Eyes
Author Heather Robertson was presented with the Graeme Gibson Award by The Writers Union of Canada at its Annual General Meeting on May 28, 2011.