The best culinary writers in the country were celebrated in Toronto last night at the 2016 Taste Canada Awards. Bestowed annually since 1997, the Taste Canada Awards showcase world-class, Canadian culinary writing.
The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) announced the winners of the Lieutenant-Governor’s Awards for High Achievement in the Arts in Fredericton on Monday evening. Presented annually, the awards recognize and reward the outstanding contribution of artists to the arts in New Brunswick.
Pauline Holdstock was awarded the 2016 Victoria Butler Book Prize last evening for her novel The Hunter and the Wild Girl. Set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century France, Holdstock’s haunting tale of loss and redemption explores the delicate coexistence between a recluse and a feral child on an abandoned estate. The book was published to wide critical acclaim in 2015.
Goose Lane Editions announced today that it will advance the publication date of Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland by CBC reporter Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon to Tuesday, October 18. Publication will now coincide with the appeal of Dennis Oland’s second-degree murder conviction.