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The Manitoba Writers' Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers unveiled the shortlists for the 2015 Manitoba Book Awards on April 1st, celebrating the best of the province's writing and publishing.

The League of Canadian Poets kicked off National Poetry Month with a bang, announcing the nominees for the 2015 Raymond Souster Award, Gerald Lampert and Pat Lowther Memorial Awards, and the Sheri-D Wilson Goldern Beret Award winner.

Amazon.ca and the Walrus Foundation revealed the nominees for the 2015 Amazon.ca First Novel Award on April 1st. Since 1976 this award has been recognizing the fantastic achievements of debut Canadian fiction writers.

Anvil Press has its roots in the East Vancouver neighbourhood it calls home but also in the magazine world, as it started out by publishing subTerrain magazine in 1988.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council announced Megan Gail Coles as the winner of the 2014 Winterset Award on March 26th, beating out fellow nominees Michael Crummey and Alan Doyle.

The Blue Metropolis Festival announced the winner of their inaugural First Peoples Literary Prize ahead of this spring's festival in Montreal, Marie "Annharte" Baker.

Freehand Books was founded in 2007 with a simple mandate: to publish excellent Canadian literature.

Recently the West Coast Book Prize Society announced the finalists for this year's BC Book Prizes.

When people find out she’s a book publisher, “there are two things that happen,” says Linda Leith. “One is that someone in the room will tell me they’ve written a book.

“The other is that someone will tell me, ‘You’re very brave.’”

Lambda Literary announced the nominees for their 27th annual awards on March 4th, celebrating the achievements in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender writing from the previous year.

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