Winners and Finalists of CANSCAIP’s 2016 Writing for Children Competition

>>From CANSCAIP NEWS RELEASE November 30, 2016: CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers’ Union of Canada, is pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 19th annual Writing for Children Competition.  A cash prize of $1,000 will be presented to each of the two winners. CANSCAIP … Read more

JURY ANNOUNCED and CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ISSUED FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD

>> From The Writers’ Union of Canada The Writers’ Union of Canada and the Gleed family are pleased to announce the jury for the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of short fiction in the English language, now celebrating its 20th year. This year’s jury comprises authors … Read more

They Left Us Everything Chosen as 2016 Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™ Winner

Adult readers across Ontario vote for the best Canadian fiction/non-fiction >>From the Ontario Library Association NEWS RELEASE   TORONTO, ON (November 10, 2016) – After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Plum Johnson’s They Left Us Everything as the 2016 Evergreen … Read more

The Magazine Grands Prix Announce Judging Co-Chairs and Guiding Principles for Judging

>> From Magazines Canada Toronto (November 10, 2016) – The Magazine Grands Prix are proud to present author, commentator and critic Stanley Péan and award-winning writer Soraya Peerbaye as judging co-chairs for the new award and fellowship program that celebrates the diversity of the country’s magazine media. “We are building a robust, transparent awards program that … Read more

Magazine Mashup: Get Lost in Canadian Magazines

>>From Magazines Canada Toronto (November 2, 2016) – What do you get when you cross a fashionista with fall foliage? Find out in the latest in a series of short videos from Magazines Canada’s national marketing campaign, Canadian Magazine Mashup. “This campaign draws attention to homegrown stories; it speaks directly to the relationship between Canadian … Read more