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.
Nova Scotia’s Pottersfield Press is hoping to discover new voices with its inaugural Pottersfield Prize for Creative Non-fiction.
David Chariandy, James Maskalyk, Diane Schoemperlen, and Louise Bernice Halfe were among the big winners at the 2017 Writers’ Trust Awards.
The Indigenous Literary Studies Association has launched the Indigenous Voices Awards, which began as a crowdfunding campaign in response to the notorious #AppropriationPrize hashtag in May.
The Emerging Indigenous Voices campaign launched on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo last week by Toronto lawyer Robin Parker has raised more than $90,000, from more than 1,250 donors, toward a new Indigenous literary prize.
An excerpt from the introduction of Yves Couturier, Lucie Bonin and Louise Belzile’s shortlisted L’Intégration des Services en Santé: Une Approche Populationnelle.
Kamal Al-Solaylee has won the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writing
An excerpt Alex Marland’s shortlisted Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control.
Five titles are shortlisted for the 2016/2017 Donner Prize, which recognizes excellence in public-policy writing by Canadians.