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Casey Plett Wins $60,000 Amazon First Novel Award for Little Fish
Last night at a ceremony in Toronto, Casey Plett captured the prestigious Amazon Canada First Novel Award for Little Fish (Arsenal Pulp Press). The author of a previous short story collection, A Safe ...
May 21, 2019
"These Poems Attempt the Impossible" The 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Nominees on Poetry, CanLit & More
The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, administered by the Writers' Trust and sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, has a downright impressive track record of recognizing remarkably talented ...
May 15, 2019
2019 Forest of Reading Children's Literary Award Winners, Chosen by Ontario Students
The Giller Prize of the children's lit world, the Ontario Library Association's beloved Forest of Reading Awards honour the best fiction and nonfiction writing for young people in Ontario each year. Today ...
May 15, 2019
Ontario Creates' Trillium Book Awards List Announced, including Nominations for Brand, Dey, & Toews
The Trillium Book Award shortlists are being greeted with cheers in the CanLit community this year, with a mix of book lovers' favourites and exciting new voices. Administered by Ontario Creates (formerly ...
May 07, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Finalists for 2019 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers!
2019 Dayne Ogilvie nominees Joelle Barron, Lindsay Nixon, & Casey PlettIt's one of the only Canadian prizes celebrating LGBTQ writing, and it's honoured some of the most acclaimed writers in the ...
April 30, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Shortlist for $10,000 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award
Today the Writers' Trust of Canada announced the three finalists for their award dedicated to celebrating emerging writers, The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award. The prize alternates each year between short ...
April 26, 2019
Amazon Announces First Novel Award Shortlist
The Amazon First Novel Award returns this year with an even bigger prize purse: the winner will receive $60,000 and each of the six finalists will receive $6,000 in prize money.The winner will be ...
April 25, 2019
Montreal Professor Krzysztof Pelc Wins CBC Short Story Prize
Krzysztof Pelc, winner of the 2019 CBC Short Story PrizeThe CBC Short Story Prize is one of the biggest short fiction prizes around - not only because of its hefty $6,000 prize purse (along with a two ...
April 23, 2019
League of Canadian Poets Announces Shortlists for 2019 Poetry Book Awards
Poetry Month is winding down, but it's far from over! Today the League of Canadian Poets announced the shortlists for their prestigious poetry awards: the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther ...
April 17, 2019
CBC Announces Short Story Contest Finalists
Today, CBC Books announced the finalists for their high profile CBC Short Story Prize, an award which has often gone to writers who go on to publish and become beloved household names in CanLit, including Michael ...