Quill and Quire



Gary Barwin was named this year's winner of the $15,000 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour on June 10. Barwin won the prize for his Scotiabank Giller–shortlisted novel, Yiddish For Pirates (Random House Canada), about a young Jewish boy's pirate-ship adventure, as narrated by ... Read More »

June 12, 2017 | Filed under: Awards


The West Coast Book Prize Society awarded literary prizes in eight categories at the lieutenant-governor’s B.C. Book Prizes Gala in Vancouver on April 29. Recipients included Deborah Campbell, Monique Gray Smith and Julie Flett, and Richard Wagamese (posthumously). See photos ... Read More »

May 18, 2017 | Filed under: Awards