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Deborah Campbell Wins Freedom to Read Award

The Writers’ Union of Canada announced that Deborah Campbell, journalist and author, is the recipient of the 2017 Freedom to Read Award. The award is presented annually by TWUC in recognition of work that is passionately supportive of free expression. Past recipients include Mohamed Fahmy, Janine Fuller, and Lawrence Hill.

Best Books of 2016

Congratulations Deborah CampbellA DISAPPEARANCE IN DAMASCUSJay HoskingTHREE YEARS WITH THE RAT Kevin Patterson NEWS FROM THE RED DESERT – and Kerry Lee Powell WILLEM DE KOONING’S PAINTBRUSH -on making the NP99 list for 2016.

Congratulations Kerry Lee Powell, WILLEM DE KOONING’S PAINTBRUSH – Amy Jones WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER – Andrew Sullivan, WASTE – and Amy Stuart, STILL MINE on making the Globe and Mails‘ 100 best books of the Year!

Deborah Campbell wins Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust non-fiction prize

Congratulations to Deborah Campbell! A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War took home the prestigious Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust prize for non-fiction.


Best Canadian Sports Writing By Stacey May Fowles and Pasha Malla

ECW editor Jen Knoch has acquired world rights to Best Canadian Sports Writing, edited by Stacey May Fowles and Pasha Malla, for release in fall 2017. Best Canadian Sports Writing collects recent journalism that draws a clear picture of why sports mean so much to us and what they say about our broader culture. The deal was arranged by Samantha Haywood of the Transatlantic Agency and Martha Webb of the McDermid Agency.

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