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.
Three young writers have been announced as finalists for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers.
The Walrus Foundation and Amazon Canada have announced the six shortlisted books for the 42nd annual First Novel Award.
Toronto poet Phoebe Wang received two nominations, as did 2018 Griffin Prize finalist Billy-Ray Belcourt.
Invisible Publishing is partnering with creative writing instructor and author Sarah Selecky to publish an anthology series of writing contest winners.