The $75,000 (U.S.) international prize for English-language history writing is administered by McGill University.
The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia has announced a new biennial poetry prize will be named for the late poet Maxine Tynes.
The prize is part of tech entrepreneur Jim Balsillie’s $3 million commitment to the Writers’ Trust.
Established in 1985, the award is presented to a Canadian illustrator in recognition of outstanding artistic talent.
The award celebrates an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience.
The Atwood Gibson Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize comes with a $10,000 top-up to the prize, which will now be valued at $60,000.
Souvankham Thammavongsa is among the shortlisted authors for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle awards in the U.S.
The two $10,000 awards traditionally honour authors age 35 and under.
The jury includes finalists for the Writers’ Trust for Fiction, Governor General’s Literary Awards, the Amazon Canada First Novel Award, and the Giller.
Katherine Harvey spoke with Q&Q about growing up with a novelist father and her vision for the literary award’s future.