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.
The Public Lending Right Commission (PLRC) announced that 17,487 Canadian writers, translators and illustrators received $9.9 million for the presence of their books in Canadian public libraries in 2010
Following the successful launch of the Interactive Forum last week, four industry thought leaders have started discussions on the digital revolution in the book industry, in heritage, in film and television, and in digital media
The National Reading Summit II: Toward a Nation of Readers is this Thursday