September 30, 2020 at 05:37pm | Filed under: Deals
The organization noted in a release that the $60,000 prize is the only one which will acknowledge literary nonfiction writing in Canada this year.
“I knew that this story is a bit unusual with no kids and nothing happening, but I felt deeply that it’s a story with a few layers,” says Nahid Kazemi.
The centrepiece of the programming will be four “literary mini-documentaries.”
The award, which is presented by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization, is presented to someone whose work has advocated for Canada’s small literary presses.
Hush Harbour Press is an intersectional publishing house envisioning Black futures with an emphasis on short fiction.
September 24, 2020 at 12:13pm | Filed under: Bookselling
The $25,000 prize, presented by the Writers’ Trust of Canada, celebrates political literary nonfiction.
This year’s festival marks the first with new festival director Roland Gulliver at the helm.
September 22, 2020 at 05:01pm | Filed under: Deals
An option on television rights to the late Silver Donald Cameron’s bestselling true-crime saga Blood in the Water has gone to Barrie… Read More »
September 21, 2020 at 05:26pm
While imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp, Ethel Mulvany encouraged the other women she was imprisoned with to sew hidden messages about their lives into fabric blocks, which were then pieced together into quilts.
September 21, 2020 at 05:14pm | Filed under: Industry News