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

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

Writers’ Trust Announces One-Time Program to Endorse Emerging Writers

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Writers’ Trust Announces One-Time Program to Endorse Emerging Writers “Five x Five” delivers high-profile commendations and $25,000 to writers on the rise September 8, 2015 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada is delighted to announce “Five x Five,” a one-time program made possible by the RBC Emerging … 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