2010 Governor General’s Literary Award Finalists Announced

On October 13, 2010 The Canada Council for the Arts announced the names of the 70 finalists for the 2010 Governor General’s Literary Awards. The English and French awards are in the categories of fiction, non fiction, poetry, drama, children’s literature (text and illustration) and translation. A total of 1,702 eligible books were submitted for [...]

2011 Governor General’s Literary Award Finalists Announced

On October 13, 2010 The Canada Council for the Arts announced the names of the 70 finalists for the 2010 Governor General’s Literary Awards. The English and French awards are in the categories of fiction, non fiction, poetry, drama, children’s literature (text and illustration) and translation. Fiction Finalists David Bezmozgis, Toronto, The Free World (HarperCollins Publishers; [...]

Anna Porter wins the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

February 16, 2011 – Ottawa – The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced tonight at the Politics and the Pen Gala that Anna Porter has won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for The Ghosts of Europe: Journeys Through Central Europe’s Troubled Past and Uncertain Future, published by Douglas & McIntyre. Read the full article…

Betty Jane Hegerat Reading Sept 2

Betty Jane Hegerat, author of Delivery, will be reading in Calgary Where: Pages on Kensington bookstore When: Sept 2nd Time: 7:30 pm Betty Jane says: The Boy, my new book, is scheduled for spring 2011. The Boy grew out of a memory seed planted 50 years ago when a family was murdered in a small [...]

Caroline Adderson Readings

Thomas Allen Publishers is pleased to announce the publication of The Sky Is Falling by Caroline Adderson. First love, sexual confusion, and the dread of nuclear disaster, intertwined with the comical infighting of a cast of well-meaning political activists and the timelessness of the great Russian classics — Adderson’s searing, funny novel returns the reader [...]

CBC personality Grant Lawrence at ArtSpring Friday October 29th, 7pm

Join CBC personality Grant Lawrence at ArtSpring Friday, October 29th, 7pm with Salt Spring Books for a slideshow presentation featuring his debut book Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound. With plenty of laugh-out-loud humour and inspired reverence, Adventures in Solitude delights us with the unique history of [...]

CHANTING DENIED SHORES book launch

~ CHANTING DENIED SHORES book launch with introduction by Mr. Ujjal Dosanjh Date: 16-Jan-2011 Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm Where: Historical Kogawa House 1450 West 64th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6P 2N4 Phone 604-263-6586 ~ CHANTING DENIED SHORES Book launch at Surrey Public Library Date: 23-Jan-2011 Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm Where: Strawberry Hill Library 7399 – 122nd [...]

Farzana Doctor receives $4000 Dayne Ogilvie Grant

Toronto Author/Activist Farzana Doctor awarded the Dayne Ogilvie Grant Toronto, ON – June 1, 2011 – Farzana Doctor is the 2011 recipient of the $4000 grant, awarded annually to an emerging gay or lesbian writer of “great literary promise through a body of work of exceptional quality.” From the Writers’ Trust of Canada press release: [...]

Gurjinder Basran and Jack Hodgins at UBC Library Bookstore

This reading has been postponed until January 2011 because of the current unfavourable travel conditions. On Thursday, November 25 at 7pm the UBC Library/Bookstore at Robson Square presents a reading and conversation with Gurjinder Basran and Jack Hodgins Free admission and refreshments. Books available for purchase and signing. Gurjinder Basran was the winner of the [...]

Gurjinder Basran Wins Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

Gujinder Basran’s novel Everything Was Goodbye, published by Mother Tongue Publishing, wins the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize Thursday, April 22nd, at the 27th annual BC Book Awards. Everything Was Good-bye centers around Meena, a young Indo Canadian woman growing up in the lower mainland of British Columbia and traces her life as she struggles to [...]

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