Nominations & Awards

Lisa Bird-Wilson shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Awards

Posted by admin on February 9, 2017 at 4:58 pm
The Red Files

Congratulations to Lisa Bird-Wilson, who has been shortlisted for two Saskatchewan Book Awards for her recent poetry collection, The Red Files. Bird-Wilson is a finalist for the Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Indigenous Peoples’ Writing Award and the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award. The Red Files reflects on the legacy of the residential school system: the [...]

Vancouver Poet Raoul Fernandes shortlisted for the 2016 ReLit Award

Posted by admin on January 26, 2017 at 8:30 am

Congratulations to Raoul Fernandes, whose debut poetry collection, Transmitter and Receiver, has been shortlisted for the 2016 ReLit Award in the poetry category! The prize is awarded to the author of the best work of poetry published by an independent publisher in Canada. Transmitter and Receiver is a masterful and carefully depicted exploration of one’s [...]

Gregory Scofield wins the Latner Writers’ Trust Poetry Prize

Posted by admin on November 3, 2016 at 9:45 am

The Latner Writers’ Trust has awarded Gregory Scofield with the 2016 Poetry Prize. The $25,000 prize is awarded annually to a poet in mid-career, in recognition of an outstanding body of work, and is sponsored by the Latner Family Foundation. The award was presented to Scofield at the Writers’ Trust Awards on November 2 at [...]

Joe Denham receives Governor General’s Literary Award Nomination

Posted by admin on October 4, 2016 at 2:37 pm

Joe Denham, winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry earlier this year, is a finalist  for the Governor General’s Literary Award in the poetry category for his third collection, Regeneration Machine (Nightwood Editions, 2015). Founded in 1936, the Governor General’s Literary Award honours the best in Canadian literature, with seven different categories for both [...]