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Press Release
Jun. 5 2006
Danuta Gleed Award 2005 The Writers’ Union of Canada and John Gleed are pleased to announce that Charlotte Gill is the recipient of the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for Ladykiller (Thomas Allen Publishers). Judged the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian... Read More
Press Release
May. 19 2006
2006 Award Winner   Postcard story writing – a unique blend of prose and verse – is an emerging genre that reflects our culture’s move to dramatic images and sharp ideas in economical form. The Writers' Union of Canada initiated its inaugural Postcard Story Competition in 1999 to discover,... Read More
Press Release
Jul. 17 2005
2005 Award Winner The Writers’ Union of Canada, a national organization of over 1500 trade-book authors, is pleased to announce the winner of its ninth annual Writing for Children Competition. Heather Beaumont of Toronto, Ontario is the recipient of the $1500 prize for her entry "Delroy's Present... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 5 2005
Danuta Gleed Award 2004   The Writers’ Union of Canada and John Gleed are pleased to announce that David Bezmozgis is the recipient of the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for Natasha: And Other Stories (HarperFlamingoCanada). Judged the best first English-language collection of short... Read More
Press Release
May. 19 2005
2005 Award Winner Postcard story writing – a unique blend of prose and verse – is an emerging genre that reflects our culture’s move to dramatic images and sharp ideas in economical form. The Writers' Union of Canada initiated its inaugural Postcard Story Competition in 1999 to discover, encourage... Read More
Press Release
Jul. 17 2004
2004 Award Winner   The Writers’ Union of Canada, a national organization of over 1400 trade-book authors, is pleased to announce the winner of its eighth annual Writing for Children Competition. Kari Jones of Victoria, British Columbia is the recipient of the $1500 prize for her entry “Moon Belly... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 5 2004
Danuta Gleed Award 2003 The Writers’ Union of Canada and John Gleed are pleased to announce that Jacqueline Baker is the recipient of the $5,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for A Hard Witching & Other Stories (Harper Flamingo Canada, ISBN 0-00-200534-4). Judged the best first English-... Read More
Press Release
May. 19 2004
2004 Award Winner Postcard story writing – a unique blend of prose and verse – is an emerging genre that reflects our culture’s move to dramatic images and sharp ideas in economical form. The Writers' Union of Canada initiated its inaugural Postcard Story Competition in 1999 to discover, encourage... Read More

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