Skip to content

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!

A Disappearance in Damascus longlisted for The British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Great award news for Deborah Campbell and Knopf Canada!

A Disappearance in Damascus by Deborah Campbell has been longlisted for The British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction!

The British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction was launched in 2005 to honour Canada’s finest writers of non-fiction and to celebrate a genre that stimulates our national conversation and shares knowledge about the complex world in which we live. The shortlist will be announced on December 1st. The winner will receive $40,000while the remaining finalists will each receive $5,000.

A Disappearance in Damascus

Knopf Canada

Editor: Louise Dennys

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.

dc-wt-awards

Kerry Lee Powell is a GG Award Finalist!

Congratulations are in order for Kerry Lee Powell whose Willem De Kooning’s Paintbrush is a finalist for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for fiction. The winner will be announced on October 25. You can go to the official announcement page here.

Congrats to Deborah Campbell – Finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction!

Deborah Campbell`s  A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War has distinguished her as a finalist for the prestigious Hilary Weston Writer`s Trust prize for nonfiction. View the link to the official announcement here.

Kerri Lee Powell named finalist for Roger’s Writers Trust Fiction Prize

Kerri Lee Powell was revealed as a finalist for the Roger’s Writers Trust Fiction Prize this morning for her short story collection,  Willem de Kooning’s Paintbrush.  Here’s a link to the official announcement!

1 2 14
%d bloggers like this: