The Griffin Poetry Prize Announces the 2019 International and Canadian Shortlist

TORONTO – April 9, 2019 – Scott Griffin, on behalf of the trustees of The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry, is pleased to announce the International and Canadian shortlist for this year’s prize. Judges Ulrikka Gernes (Denmark), Srikanth Reddy (USA), and Kim Maltman (Canada) each read 510 books of poetry, from 32 countries, including … Read more

The League of Canadian Poets Announces the 2019 Book Awards Longlists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2019 The League of Canadian Poets Announces the 2019 Book Awards Longlists Monday, April 1, 2019, Toronto, ON: To officially launch the 21st annual National Poetry Month in Canada, The League of Canadian Poets is thrilled to announce the 2019 Book Awards Longlists, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the … Read more

Winners and Finalists of CANSCAIP’s 2016 Writing for Children Competition

>>From CANSCAIP NEWS RELEASE November 30, 2016: CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers’ Union of Canada, is pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 19th annual Writing for Children Competition.  A cash prize of $1,000 will be presented to each of the two winners. CANSCAIP … Read more

JURY ANNOUNCED and CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ISSUED FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD

>> From The Writers’ Union of Canada The Writers’ Union of Canada and the Gleed family are pleased to announce the jury for the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of short fiction in the English language, now celebrating its 20th year. This year’s jury comprises authors … Read more