Writers’ Trust Spotlights Emerging Writers to Watch

Four prizewinners named for outstanding fiction and poetry October 21, 2020, Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced four prizewinners for its slate of emerging writers prizes. Each prize awards $10,000 and has a storied track record of discovering Canada’s brightest writers at the outset of their careers. The announcement was made this afternoon … Read more

Editors Canada announces 2019 national awards and scholarship recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, June 10, 2019—The Editors’ Association of Canada (Editors Canada) has presented 5 national awards, including $4,400 in prize money, to 12 recipients. The awards were presented during the association’s 40th anniversary conference on Saturday, June 8, at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax. Editors Canada’s annual awards recognize exceptional editors for … Read more

League of Canadian Poets Announces the Winners of the 2019 Book Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2019 The League of Canadian Poets Announces the Winners of the 2019 Book Awards Monday, June 10, 2019, Toronto, ON: The League of Canadian Poets is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Book Awards, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the Raymond Souster … Read more

Announcing Winner of TWUC’s $2500 Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers

SHEILAGH GUY MURPHY’S “LOST: MY IMMORTAL SOUL” WINS $2500 CASH PRIZE IN THE WRITERS’ UNION’S SHORT PROSE COMPETITION FOR EMERGING WRITERS The Writers’ Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Sheilagh Guy Murphy has won the $2,500 cash prize for its 26th annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, for the best story under 2,500 … Read more

Announcing the Winner of $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 22nd DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD HALIFAX – The Writers’ Union of Canada announced this evening that Carrianne Leung is the recipient of the $10,000 first prize in the 22nd annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award, recognizing the best first collection of short fiction by a Canadian author published in 2018 in the English language. … Read more