2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Winners

Calgary – The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The winners represent the most outstanding work of the Alberta book publishing industry as adjudicated by experts and publishing professionals from across Canada. At this year’s awards gala, hosted at the Hotel Arts in … Read more

AUTHOR GARY GEDDES WINS FREEDOM TO READ AWARD

Toronto – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is proud to announce that Gary Geddes (author, poet, anthologist and translator) is the recipient of the 2018 Freedom to Read Award. The award is presented annually by TWUC in recognition of work that is passionately supportive of free expression. Past recipients include Deborah Campbell, Mohamed Fahmy, Janine … Read more

ANNOUNCING OUR FREEDOM TO READ CHAMPION: DOROTHY MACNAUGHTON

We are thrilled to announce this year’s Freedom to Read Champion, Dorothy Macnaughton. “Traditionally, when people talk about freedom to read, they talk about censorship: book burning, book banning and access to information that’s being intentionally kept from the public. But Dorothy Macnaughton has spent the last 20 years leading a different freedom-to-read fight: improving the … Read more

ANNOUNCING FREEDOM TO READ WEEK 2018: FEBRUARY 25 – MARCH 3

  Toronto, February 20, 2018 — The Book and Periodical Council (BPC) and its Freedom of Expression Committee are pleased to announce the 34th annual Freedom to Read Week (FTRW) in Canada. A national celebration of freedom of expression that takes place in libraries, schools and arts venues across Canada, this year’s program runs from … Read more

Save the Date for Book Summit 2018!

DISRUPT YOUR PUBLISHING GAME Rethinking Sales and Marketing Save the Date!  Thursday, June 14, 2018 Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Book Summit 2018 is happening June 14th in conjunction with the Canadian Writers’ Summit! Mark your calendars and join us for a day of inspiring speakers, connecting with colleagues, lake views, engaging workshops, networking opportunities, new friends and … Read more