The jury selected the finalists from 24 collections submitted.
Toronto indie press Between the Lines is releasing an ebook that addresses social-justice issues and the climate crisis in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Rising Stars will receive a mentorship, a series of career development and networking events, a two-week residency at the Banff Centre, and $5,000.
Reviews aren’t meant for authors — they’re meant for readers.
Goyette takes over from Afua Cooper, who has held the position since 2018.
Ontario micro-publisher Stelliform Press looks to publish science fiction, fantasy, and horror with an environmental bent.
The winner will be announced on June 5 via the Leacock Medal’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
The kidlit veteran was recognized for “devoting her career to bringing new voices to picture books.”