Authors share the highs and lows of being recognized for their craft.View More The Power and Politics of Literary Prizes
Writers of Japanese descent say their work is helping to fill gaps in Canada’s literary landscape. “When I was at university, the only way I could study a writer of colour was to take the…View More Japanese Writers Fill a Void in Canadian History
Canadian authors of faith-based fiction say seeking answers in religion to the injustices of their pasts enhances their creativity and inspires their literary work. A group of authors explained how their spiritual backgrounds influence the…View More Fiction Connects Faith to Contemporary World
Canadian book publishers and literature supporters say diverse stories written by emerging writers can increase readership and are vital for enhancing Canada’s publishing industry. Five industry experts led a panel discussion during a session titled…View More Diverse Stories Boost the Industry: Book Publishers
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz owes his early literary education to the two local librarians who nurtured his love for reading. The all-too-familiar story of unsupportive Dominican immigrant parents equating success with being a doctor…View More Author ‘Pays It Forward’ for Writers of Colour
The Juggler’s Children: A journey into Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind Us, a Governor General’s literary award finalist by Toronto-based journalist and author Carolyn Abraham, is a fascinating personal journey into the author’s…View More What am I?