Souvankham Thammavongsa wins the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 9, 2020, Toronto – Souvankham Thammavongsa is the winner of the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short story collection, How To Pronounce Knife, published by McClelland & Stewart. Thammavongsa will receive $100,000 courtesy of Scotiabank. The remaining finalists, listed below, will each receive $10,000. Gil Adamson, for her novel Ridgerunner, published by House of Anansi Press David Bergen, for … Read more

Canadian Book Industry Virtual Town Hall / Assemblée publique virtuelle de l’industrie canadienne du livre

(le français suit) Canadian Book Industry Virtual Town Hall: Share your recovery measure ideas with Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault Moderated by the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) and l’Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with ACP and ANEL, invites the Canadian publishing industry to a virtual … Read more

WorkInCulture Releases Culture Sector Sustainability Report MakingItWork

(Toronto, ON) May 9, 2019 – WorkInCulture announced today the results of a research report entitled MakingItWork: Pathways Toward Sustainable Cultural Careers, which was commissioned to profile today’s Culture Sector labour market, and identify the challenges and opportunities the sector is facing, and recommend ways to move forward. The report presents the findings of the … Read more

The Griffin Poetry Prize Announces the 2019 International and Canadian Shortlist

TORONTO – April 9, 2019 – Scott Griffin, on behalf of the trustees of The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry, is pleased to announce the International and Canadian shortlist for this year’s prize. Judges Ulrikka Gernes (Denmark), Srikanth Reddy (USA), and Kim Maltman (Canada) each read 510 books of poetry, from 32 countries, including … Read more