Submissions are now open for the second annual Moore Prize in Human Rights, and the jurors who will be selecting the winning title include Canadians Randy Boyagoda and George Fetherling.
The shortlist for the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing has been announced.
This year’s Atlantic Book Awards on May 10 will include three prizes presented by the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, combining the two regional events into one night.
Journalist Kady O’Malley, Indigenous governance scholar Taiaiake Alfred, and past prize-winner Joseph Heath have been named by the Writers’ Trust of Canada as the jury for the 2017 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
To mark World Poetry Day, the League of Canadian Poets has announced the longlists for the three awards it administers: the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award.
Two Canadian authors are up for this year’s Triangle Awards, which honour the best LGBTQ fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and trans… Read More »
Georgia Straight journalist Travis Lupick has won the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature for his book Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction, published by Arsenal Pulp Press.
Toronto’s Annick Press has been shortlisted for this year’s Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year.