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Tagged "Literary News"

Anthropocene Wins Canadian Museums Association Award

The award, presented in Toronto on April 17th at the AMA’s 2019 National Conference, was the latest honour for the book, film and gallery project, which was deemed by judges as “nationally significant and exceeded the current standard of practice by going beyond the conventional approach.”

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Goose Lane Author Shortlisted for 2019 Alberta Literary Awards

Marcello Di Cintio is shortlisted for the 2019 Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction and The W.O. Mitchell Book Prize for his book Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense.Di Cintio travels to Palestine looking for something other than the narrative of a seemingly unending struggle and, in the process, reveals a more complex story as seen through the eyes of authors, books, and literature.
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The Forbidden Purple City 101

Let’s talk about The Forbidden Purple City. Author Philip Huynh was the 2016 co-winner of the Emerging Writers Award and has been widely published in literary journals and the Journey Prize Anthology. This collection of stories took Huynh over 10 years to write.

“The stories are disparate in theme and voice, and I wanted an arrangement that would showcase their stylistic diversity to the greatest effect,” says Huynh, who launches The Forbidden Purple City tonight in Vancouver.

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Femmes Noires 101

The work included in the exhibition and book compares intersections of race, gender, class, and sexuality and draws attention to what has been overlooked in the historical art narrative and in mainstream art.
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All the Gold Hurts My Mouth wins the 2017 ReLit Award for Poetry

July 16, 2018 – Ottawa poet Katherine Leyton has won the 2017 ReLit Award for Poetry, announced on Friday, July 13.
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