Short List Announced for the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

>>From the Writer’s Union of Canada Short List Announced for the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award The Writers’ Union of Canada is pleased to announce the short list of nominees for the nineteenth annual DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD. The Award recognizes the best first collection of short fiction by a Canadian author published in 2015 … Read more

Call for Submissions: 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Call for Submissions: 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Candidates are invited to submit 5-10 pages (up to 2,500 words) of previously unpublished short fiction to the 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award. A $5,000 grand prize winner will be announced on June 8. Two honourable mentions will each receive $1,000. To be eligible, candidates … Read more

André Alexis Wins the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize

>>From the Scotiabank Giller Prize André Alexis Wins the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize November 10, 2015 (Toronto, Ontario) – André Alexis has been named the winner of the$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Fifteen Dogs, published by Coach House Books. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Rick Mercer, attended … Read more

2016 Forest of Reading® Programs Nominated Titles Announced

>>From the Ontario Library Association 2016 Forest of Reading® Programs Nominated Titles Announced Children across the country to vote for favourite Canadian titles in award program TORONTO, ON (October 15, 2015) – The Forest of Reading allows readers of all ages to cultivate a love of reading through Canadian picture books, young adult books, novels … Read more

Submit your Titles to Raymond Souster, Pat Lowther and Gerald Lampert Memorial Awards

>>From the League of Canadian Poets  SUBMIT YOUR TITLES TO RAYMOND SOUSTER, PAT LOWTHER AND GERALD LAMPERT MEMORIAL AWARDS The deadline for submission to each of the awards is November 1, 2015. For books published after the deadline but within same calendar year a notification must be e-mailed to [email protected] by November 1st to request … Read more