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The shortlist for the 21st annual Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction has been revealed. The $10,000 prize, administered by Wilfrid Laurier University, recognizes a first or second published work of creative ...

August 28, 2012 | Filed under: Awards


Betty Waterton, celebrated children's author and illustrator, passed away on Aug. 7, according to a press release from her publisher, Fitzhenry & Whiteside. She was 88…

August 27, 2012 | Filed under: Authors


Great adventures and dystopian settings dominate this week's bestsellers list with The Hunger Games and Divergent series taking the top spots. For the two weeks ending Aug. 19: 1. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins (Scholast...

August 27, 2012 | Filed under: Bestsellers


The shortlist for the 2012 Toronto Book Awards has been announced. The annual awards, established by the Toronto City Council in 1974, recognize authors who evoke Toronto in works of literary and artistic merit. The&h...

August 27, 2012 | Filed under: Awards