For the first time the winners of the Atlantic Book Awards were announced at a bilingual gala event in New Brunswick. is celebrating the 40th anniversary of their First Novel Award. Every year since 1976 the award has recognized the exceptional talent of a first time novelist.

Kobo, the ereader and ebook retailer, announced the shortlists for their second annual emerging writer prize. Supporting talented debut authors, they hand out prizes for literary fiction, non-fiction, and romance.

Both the international and Canadian shortlists for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize were revealed on April 12th.

Independent Publisher magazine recently announced the winners for the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

The Manitoba Book Awards announced the nominees for the 2016 shortlist. Across 15 different categories, these awards celebrate the diverse talent to be found in Manitoba for writing, design, illustration, and publishing.

As part of their celebration of National Poetry Month, the League of Canadian Poets revealed the 2016 Poetry Awards shortlist recently.

The Atlantic Book Awards Society recently announced the shortlist for this year's slate of awards, celebrating the best writing published by local authors over the last twelve months.

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

The nominees for the 28th annual Lambda Literary Awards were revealed after the foundation received a record number of submissions this year.