Sunday, June 16, 2019

KATHY PAGE, ELIZABETH HAY, CHRISTOPER PAUL CURTIS AMONG WRITERS’ TRUST LITERARY PRIZE WINNERS

B.C. author ​Kathy Page has won the $50,000 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for her novel Dear Evelyn

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

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

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP GRANTS FULL PARDON TO FORMER CANADIAN MEDIA BARON CONRAD BLACK

Black's media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Telegraph of London. He was convicted of fraud in 2007 and spent three and a half years in prison.

HOW RISING SPOKEN-WORD STAR FEDANA TOUSSAINT TURNED PAIN INTO POETRY

After a series of abrupt life changes and illness, the Haitian-born Toronto poet and performer has published her first book at 21

THESE ARE THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY VANCOUVER AUTHORS

True crime, autobiography, modern exploration, cooking and satire jump off the pages

WATTPAD WILL START PUBLISHING VIRAL STORIES IN PRINTED BOOK FORM

Canadian online storytelling platform will bring proven hits to bookstore shelves

VICTORIA POET EVE JOSEPH ‘SAVOURING’ MOMENT AFTER WINNING $65K GRIFFIN PRIZE

Eve Joseph was so shocked to be named the Canadian winner of the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize, she had to bite her tongue to keep from swearing.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS

The winners were presented with their awards Friday evening, during the gala held at the Arcadian Court in Toronto.

↗ GILLER PRIZE WINNER ANDRE ALEXIS TAKES READERS ON A DREAMY TRIP

Days by Moonlight, the new novel from Giller Prize winner Andre Alexis, is deceptively simple, and almost overpoweringly rich.

↗ ON THE RADAR: OUR JUNE ENTERTAINMENT PICKS

We’ve got the latest TV shows, movies, books and more — all coming out in June.

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