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

The League of Canadian Poets and the Academy of American Poets Team Up to Celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day Across North America

>>From the League of Canadian Poets The League of Canadian Poets and the Academy of American Poets Team Up to Celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day Across North America As a special collaboration for this year’s National Poetry Month in April, the leading membership-based poetry organizations that sponsor the month in Canada and the United States—the … Read more

Meet the GGBooks Winners!

>>From the Governor General’s Literary Awards Discover this year’s winning GGBooks! 14 must-reads 7 amazing categories 2 official languages Meet the authors, illustrators & translators who make it all happen! ​On December 1st and 2nd, join us for special readings with the 2015 winners. If you’re in the Ottawa region, come in person! If you’re elsewhere in Canada, find … Read more

Rita Davies Appointed Chair of the Ontario Arts Council

>>From the Ontario Arts Council Rita Davies Appointed Chair of the Ontario Arts Council Toronto, September 9, 2015 – Rita Davies has been appointed Chair of the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), following her nomination by the Government of Ontario. “We are delighted with the appointment of Rita Davies as Chair,” said Peter Caldwell, OAC Director … Read more

Book Summit 2015 – The Story at the Centre: Making, Marketing and Managing our Content

On June 25th at beautiful Harbourfront Centre in downtown Toronto, professionals from across the publishing industry gathered for Book Summit 2015—throughout the day, we shared a round of engaging conversations about contemporary trends in book publishing. Our conference hashtag, #bksummit15, started trending early on, garnering some nice shout-outs (thanks Quill and Quire!).   Full house … Read more