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.
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.