Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Leonard Cohen’s poem ‘Kanye West is Not Picasso’ gets social media buzz

The poem is a cheeky point-counterpoint narrative surrounding the boastful nature of the hip-hop star, who once declared onstage: “I am Picasso.”

New book about Humboldt Broncos crash was released against families’ wishes

Barry Heath, a former Saskatchewan coroner and veterinarian, wrote Humble Beginnings of the Humboldt Broncos and the 2017-2018 Team based on media interviews with the families ... 29 families did not endorse the book.

Esi Edugyan, Patrick deWitt shortlisted for $100K Giller Prize

Rick Mercer to host Nov. 19 prize gala

INTRODUCING THE 2018 CFC BELL MEDIA PRIME TIME TV WRITERS

The program has attracted some of Canada’s best showrunners to lead the story room as its Executive Producer in Residence, including Dennis Heaton, Avrum Jacobson, Michael MacLennan, Graeme Manson, Karen Walton and Brad Wright.

‘I still stand behind my decision to publish,’ says editor who resigned over Ghomeshi...

Ian Buruma cites threat of boycott from advertisers for resignation from New York Review of Books

Freelancers Unite to Battle Low Pay and Bad Contracts

Members of five of Canada's largest freelancer associations have banded together to fight against stagnant pay rates and contracts that demand the right to reuse their work for no further pay.

Jack Webster Foundation Announces 2018 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement and Bill Good Award Recipients

Western Canada's preeminent journalism awards today announced that Clive Jackson is the 2018 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and Donna Logan is the 2018 Bill Good Award recipient.

Esi Edugyan, Patrick deWitt, Tanya Tagaq among 12 authors longlisted for 2018 Scotiabank Giller...

The 12 longlisted books, comprised of two short story collections and 10 novels, were chosen from 104 titles submitted by publishers across the country.

JIAN GHOMESHI’S ESSAY IN THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS DRAWS FIRE

Disgraced CBC host expresses 'deep remorse' but maintains accusations were 'inaccurate'

5 writers make the 2018 CBC Nonfiction Prize shortlist

The winner will be announced on Sept. 18, 2018. They will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have their story published on CBC Books.

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