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Ontario Students Have the Write Stuff: Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Write Across Ontario competition!

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Together with IFOA Ontario, we are pleased to announce the 2015 winners of the Write Across Ontario competition.

Elementary and high school students from across the province used story prompts from acclaimed Canadian writers to tell creative, exciting stories, and we've selected the best of the best.

Writers' Trust Awards Inaugral $50,000 Fellowship to Newfoundland Author Michael Crummey

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation, the Writers' Trust of Canada has committed $150,000 over three years to a new fellowship celebrating the finest in Canadian writing. The inaugural fellow was announced last night at a gala event in Toronto. Michael Crummey is a highly decorated Newfoundland-based author, whose books have been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General's Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Amazon First Novel Award and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in addition to winning the Thomas Head Raddall Award, the Winterset Award for Excellence in Newfoundland Writing and the Atlantic Independent Booksellers' Choice Award.

Ontario Speaker’s Book Award Shortlist Features a Majority of Small Press Titles!

The holidays have come early for non-fiction lovers, political junkies and policy wonks, with the release of the 2015 Speaker's Book Award shortlist. Presented by Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Dave Levac, the Speaker’s Book Award aims to bring awareness to books written by Ontarians covering historical, regional, cultural, or parliamentary aspects of the province.

The award, now in its fourth year, gives special consideration to works focusing on Ontario’s parliamentary heritage and on provincial political discourse.

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