THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN AND TEENS CELEBRATE THEIR LOVE OF READING AT THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES

Winners of the 2018 Forest of Reading English and French Awards Will Be Announced at Harbourfront Centre   What: Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees welcomes 12,000+ young readers to Harbourfront Centre for workshops with Canada’s best authors and illustrators, lively entertainment and award ceremonies. The three-day event, which is often called a “rock concert of … Read more

Writers’ Trust Names Finalists for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing: Five Books Explore Canadian Politics Past and Present

March 27, 2018 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named the five finalists for the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. The winner will be announced in Ottawa on May 9, 2018, at the annual Politics and the Pen gala.   Finalist books include biographies of the tenth prime minister of Canada and the first prime minister of … Read more

The League of Canadian Poets Announces the 2018 Poetry Awards Longlists

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Toronto, ON: In honour of World Poetry Day, The League of Canadian Poets are thrilled to announce, for the first time, longlists for the 2018 Poetry Awards, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. “This year, the 20th anniversary of National Poetry … Read more