Tuesday, June 25, 2019

MARGARET ATWOOD TALKS THE TESTAMENTS AND TAKING ON CRITICS ON TWITTER

'You're going to get criticism for stuff you do from somebody, no matter what it is'

THE WINNER OF CANADA READS 2019 IS…

The votes are in: Ziya Tong is the winner of Canada Reads 2019.

↗ CANADIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY RALLIES TO SUPPORT VETERAN MUSIC JOURNALIST LENNY STOUTE

Stoute, who has interviewed everyone from Bob Seger to Keith Richards to Tim Curry, has written for the likes of the Toronto Star, The Globe & Mail, Eye Weekly and Metro, in addition to editing the defunct Music Express magazine.

ROGERS MEDIA SELLS MACLEAN’S, CHATELAINE AND OTHER MAGAZINES TO TORONTO LIFE PUBLISHER

Deal for undisclosed sum is expected to close in April

CANADIAN NON-FICTION FROM PETER EDWARDS, ANNE T. DONAHUE OPTIONED FOR TV SERIES

Books by three Canadian authors – Peter Edwards, Anne T. Donahue, and Michael Arntfield – have been optioned by production company New Metric Media.

CANADIAN AUTHOR DAVID CHARIANDY WINS US$165K WINDHAM-CAMPBELL PRIZE

Billed as one of the world's richest literature prizes, the unrestricted grant is awarded to poets and writers of fiction, non-fiction and drama to support their literary pursuits

PATRICK LANE, AWARD-WINNING POET AND NOVELIST, DIES AT 79

His accolades include the Governor General's Award for Poetry, the Canadian Authors Association Award and three National Magazine Awards.

KATE HARRIS WINS THE 2019 RBC TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LANDS OF LOST BORDERS

The $30,000 award was announced today by Prize founder and Chair Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year's finalists at the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto.

DEBUT AUTHOR KATE HARRIS WINS $25,000 RBC TAYLOR AWARD

In a field of memoirs dominated by stories about family, debut author Kate Harris’ book Lands of Lost Borders was chosen as winner of the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize

NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS NAMES TWO NEW EDITORS IN WAKE OF OUTRAGE OVER...

The essay, titled “Reflections from a Hashtag,” stopped short of admitting to any kind of physical abuse and did not offer any apology whatsoever.

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