The 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has announced its longlist of books in the running for this year’s award. The jury selected 16 titles out of 143 books put forward by 55 publishers from every region of Canada.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 John Hobday Awards in Arts Management.
Two prizes of up to $10,000 each
WorkInCulture has announced a new project designed to better equip entrepreneurial companies across the Cultural Media Industries with the leadership and business skills to build their future.
The Cultural Media Industries Leadership Mentoring Project will match 15 company leaders
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.