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.
The shortlist for the 21st annual Danuta Gleed Award, given for the best debut collection of short fiction in English, was announced today.
The inaugural New York Rights Fair is honouring 15 books for excellence in visual design, including the Canadian picture book Town Is by the Sea, written by Joanne Schwartz and illustrated by Sydney Smith (Groundwood Books).
David Chariandy has been named the winner of the 2018 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for his novel, Brother (McClelland & Stewart).
Indigenous poet Tenille Campbell and the University of Regina Press were the big winners at this year’s Saskatchewan Book Awards, which took place April 28.
Rakuten Kobo announced finalists for its fourth annual Emerging Writer Prize on May 1.
Tuscarora writer Alicia Elliott has been named the recipient of the $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award.
The top three finalists for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour have been announced.
Samantha Cutrara, an historian, educator, and curriculum specialist at York University, has been awarded the 2018 Frances E. Russell Grant.