Monday, December 10, 2018

AMAZON DROPPED AS SPONSOR OF QUEBEC LITERARY PRIZE AFTER ALL 5 FINALISTS SPEAK OUT

Writers speak 'with one voice' to defend province's local bookstores

MARGARET ATWOOD WRITING HANDMAID’S TALE SEQUEL FOR PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2019

Margaret Atwood says: "Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in."

HARRY LESLIE SMITH, VETERAN TURNED SOCIAL ACTIVIST, DIES AT 95

Prominent activist, author was in critical condition in eastern Ontario hospital

BECOMING MEMORABLE PR PROGRAM FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS OPENS FOR ENROLLMENT

Women in Public Relations President Talia Beckett-Davis Launches New Public Relations Program

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A DIGITAL WRITER TRIES A DIGITAL DETOX? MY WEEK OF ‘INTENTIONAL’...

The irony was rich when a CBC Saskatchewan online journalist curbed her screen time — but so was the living

CANADA’S LARGEST MEDIA UNION WELCOMES HELP FOR LOCAL NEWS

The union representing 12,000 Canadian journalists and media workers welcomes Finance Minister Bill Mourneau's announcement of $600 million in aid for financially struggling news organizations.

THE INFLUENTIALS 2018

From media barons to tech titans, culture czars to rap stars: 50 power wielders who are changing the world as we know

ESI EDUGYAN WINS HER SECOND GILLER PRIZE, THIS TIME FOR WASHINGTON BLACK

Esi Edugyan got this one. After a whirlwind literary awards season that has seen numerous shortlist nominations for the Victoria author, Ms. Edugyan has taken home the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

ESI EDUGYAN WINS SECOND $100K GILLER PRIZE FOR “WASHINGTON BLACK”

Victoria-based author Esi Edugyan says her second time winning the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize felt all the more meaningful amid a climate in which truth is “under siege.”

NOVA SCOTIA PAPER MILL SEEKS PUBLIC HELP, AS ACTOR ELLEN PAGE SENDS CRITICAL TWEETS

Ellen Page, an actor who played roles in “Inception,” “Juno,” “X-Men” and numerous other films, tweeted this week in support of Joan Baxter’s book “The Mill: Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest.”

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