Toronto-based crime writer Peter Robinson has won the 2018 Best Novel award for Sleeping in the Ground (McClelland & Stewart) as part of the 2018 Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing.
The finalists for the $20,000 Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium were announced on May 24.
The finalists for the inaugural Emerging Indigenous Voices prizes have been announced.
The festival saw 12,000 attendees, most of whom were school children, there to mingle with 91 authors.
Moncton, N.B.-born comic artist and author Jesse Jacobs has won the 2018 Doug Wright Best Book Award for Crawl Space after six nominations.
The 13 winners of the 2018 Atlantic Book Awards, celebrating excellence in East Coast writing and book publishing, were announced on May 10.
This year, the Donner Prize, which recognizes the best in public policy writing in Canada, celebrates its 20th anniversary.
For the first time in the 71-year history of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, all three shortlisted authors are female.
Tanya Talaga added another laurel to those already bestowed upon her debut work of non-fiction.