Gil Adamson’s Ridgerunner won the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize while Jessica J. Lee’s Two Trees Make a Forest won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.
The award was presented in a virtual ceremony hosted by Peter Mansbridge.
The Awards will be presented at the IBBY Congress in Putrajaya, Malaysia, in September 2022.
In her acceptance speech, Thammavongsa noted she was the author of five books, and thanked small presses for their support.
Giller executive director Elana Rabinovitch and broadcast producer and director Barry Avrich answered our burning questions about what this year’s gala will look like.
The Quebec Writers’ Federation announced the winners of the 2020 QWF Literary Awards in an online gala on Nov. 4.
Fundraising is underway in the hopes that the first award will be handed out at next year’s Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards.
Each finalist will receive $1,000 and the winner, to be announced in a livestream on Nov. 30, will receive $10,000.
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre handed out its awards on Oct. 30 at an online ceremony during the Toronto International Festival of Authors.
The Cecils, a new prize for Toronto novelists over 50, won’t be just about the money.