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

They Left Us Everything Chosen as 2016 Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™ Winner

Adult readers across Ontario vote for the best Canadian fiction/non-fiction >>From the Ontario Library Association NEWS RELEASE   TORONTO, ON (November 10, 2016) – After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Plum Johnson’s They Left Us Everything as the 2016 Evergreen … Read more

The Magazine Grands Prix Announce Judging Co-Chairs and Guiding Principles for Judging

>> From Magazines Canada Toronto (November 10, 2016) – The Magazine Grands Prix are proud to present author, commentator and critic Stanley Péan and award-winning writer Soraya Peerbaye as judging co-chairs for the new award and fellowship program that celebrates the diversity of the country’s magazine media. “We are building a robust, transparent awards program that … Read more

2017 Forest of Reading Nominated Titles Announced

Canadian authors and illustrators selected for recreational reading program  >> From the Ontario Library Association NEWS RELEASE   TORONTO, ON (October 14, 2016) – Ontario Library Association (OLA) is pleased to announce the English and French nominees for the 2017 Forest of Reading, the largest recreational reading award program in Canada.   SEE THE 2017 … Read more