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Jul. 17 2009
July 17, 2009 Press Release "THE LATE SHOW" WINS WRITERS' UNION OF CANADA'S THIRTEENTH ANNUAL WRITING FOR CHILDREN COMPETITION   The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Alison Hughes has won the thirteenth annual Writing for Children Competition, for the best story under 1,500... Read More
Press Release
May. 19 2009
May 13, 2009 Press Release "A.M. CARE" WINS WRITERS' UNION OF CANADA'S 10th ANNUAL POSTCARD STORY COMPETITION The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Heather Roske has won the 10th annual Postcard Story Competition, for the best story under 250 words, with her piece "A.M. Care." It... Read More
Press Release
Jul. 17 2008
"TRACKS" WINS WRITERS' UNION OF CANADA'S TWELFTH ANNUAL WRITING FOR CHILDREN COMPETITION   The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that M. Alicia Fraser has won the twelfth annual Writing for Children Competition, for the best story under 1,500 words, with her piece "Tracks." The author... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 5 2008
Latest Winner, Danuta Gleed Award 2007 The Writers’ Union of Canada and John Gleed are pleased to announce that Andrew Hood is the recipient of the $10,000 DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD for Pardon Our Monsters (Esplanade), judged the best first English-language collection of short fiction by... Read More
Press Release
May. 19 2008
2008 Award Winner "THE INVASION OF THE SNOTTY BADGERS" WINS WRITERS' UNION OF CANADA'S 9th ANNUAL POSTCARD STORY COMPETITION The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Karin Macphail Weber has won the 9th annual Postcard Story Competition, for the best story under 250 words, with her... Read More
Press Release
Jul. 7 2007
2007 Award Winner The Writers’ Union of Canada, a national organization of over 1,550 trade-book authors, is pleased to announce the winner of its eleventh annual Writing for Children Competition. Jeff Pinkney of Peterborough, Ontario is the recipient of the $1,500 prize for “Soapstone Signs and... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 5 2007
Danuta Gleed Award 2006   The Writers’ Union of Canada and John Gleed are pleased to announce that Nathan Sellyn is the recipient of the $10,000 DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD for Indigenous Beasts (Raincoast Books) judged the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian... Read More
Press Release
May. 19 2007
2007 Award Winner Postcard story writing is a relatively new genre that has already carved out a distinctive audience with its blend of prose and verse. Through its use of sound and sharp imagery this powerful new form translates strong emotion in economical form. The Writers' Union of Canada... Read More
Press Release
Jul. 17 2006
2006 Award Winner   The Writers’ Union of Canada, a national organization of over 1,500 trade-book authors, is pleased to announce the winner of its tenth annual Writing for Children Competition. Jody van de Vijsel of Winnipeg, Manitoba is the recipient of the $1,500 prize for “Johnathan’s Talent... Read More
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

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