Canadian Education Research Council (CERC) to merge with Canadian Publishers’ Council (CPC)

>>From the Canadian Publishers’ Council and Canadian Education Research Council February 1, 2017 – TORONTO, ONTARIO Today CERC announced the completion of its merger with CPC, combining Canada’s largest K-12 publishers with their counterparts in Higher Education to create a powerful voice for Canada’s Educational Publishing sector across K-20, at a critical time for the … Read more

Writers’ Trust Reveals Future Residents of Berton House

  >>From Writers’ Trust of Canada Notable authors travelling to Canada’s North to live and write in the Yukon January 23, 2017 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada is announcing the 2017–18 roster of writers to attend the Berton House Writers’ Retreat, Canada’s most sought-after residency program for authors. Each writer will travel … Read more

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