TD Canada has raised the value of their sponsored awards from the already significant amount of $30,000 to $50,000.
Joel Thomas Hynes’s novel We’ll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Night and Sheilah Lukins’s children’s novel Full Speed Ahead: Errol’s Bell Island Adventure were named the winners of the 22nd Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards in a ceremony at St. John’s Government House.
Montreal-based novelist Kim Thúy has been shortlisted for the New Prize in Literature, the prize created to replace the cancelled 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Four titles have been announced for this year’s National Business Book Award.
Toronto author Alison Pick has been selected as Wilfrid Laurier University’s Edna Staebler Visiting Writer for the fall 2018 term.
A novelist, a short-story and non-fiction writer, and a fiction writer and frequent Q&Q contributor make up the jury for the 2018 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.
The jury for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Non-fiction has been announced.
Nine young-adult submissions have been received for this year’s 2018 CODE Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature.
The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced its shortlists for the Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards.
In an historic first, the Toronto Book Award’s shortlist is comprised entirely of people of colour for the first time in the prize’s 44-year history.