Via the Editors’ Association of Canada
Editors’ Association of Canada Conference 2013
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There’s no need to read between the lines. Registration is now open for the event of the year, the Editors’ Association of Canada’s 2013 conference, Between the Lines, June 7–9. Register now! [more...]
Via the Writers’ Union of Canada
Freedom to Read Award Given for Courageous Publishing
The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) recognizes the courageous work of children’s book publisher, Patsy Aldana, with its Freedom to Read Award for 2013. As head of Groundwood Books from 1978 to 2012, Ms Aldana produced beautiful, cutting-edge books for young readers.
“Patsy Aldana has been a tireless promoter and defender of literature that digs into and examines challenging and often uncomfortable realities,” said John Degen, TWUC’s executive director. “She has defended the right of children to read widely, and make up their own minds. She was the unanimous choice for TWUC’s 2013 Freedom to Read Award.” [more...]
Via the Professional Writers Association of Canada
The 2013 PWAC Writing and Editor of the Year Awards are now open for submissions. Visit http://www.pwac.ca/eventsandresources/pwacawards to review more detailed criteria and submission/nomination procedures for:
· Features Writing Award
· Short Articles Writing Award
· Editor of the Year Award
Writing Awards are open to both PWAC members and non-members. The first-place winner receives $500 and, if eligible, a free one-year PWAC membership. Submissions must be mailed to the PWAC National Office, 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 130, Toronto, ON, M5T 2C7. Deadline: entries must be received by February 28, 2013.
The Ontario Library Association would like to congratulate our award winners this year. Awards will be presented during the annual OLA Super Conference January 31st –
February 2nd, 2013.
This year’s recipients are: [more...]