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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing: A most influential public servant
OpenCanada
One of five finalists for this year's Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, this is O.D. Skelton: A Portrait of Canadian Ambition, by historian and author Norman Hillmer. The jury writes: ?The shy, dogged, and brilliant Dr. O.D. Skelton was a ...

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Toronto Star

Writing was on the wall for Mulcair: Hébert
Toronto Star
They pleaded in vain for the New Democrats to avoid this, giving their political opponents' ammunition to cast the party as a threat to the resource sector, the workers that depend upon it and, ultimately, the Canadian economy. Mulcair tried to ...

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The Globe and Mail

Want to write a novel? First Novel Awards finalists say it's better with age
The Globe and Mail
It's worth noting that, for an award devoted to debut novels, the majority of this year's finalists are well into their writing careers. Alrawi, for instance, who won the HarperCollins Canada/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction in 2013, enjoyed a long ...



Essays on Canadian Writing was established in 1974 as a scholarly journal of criticism and review devoted to the study of Canadian literature. We are receptive to all critical approaches and to all theoretical modes of inquiry. Submissions are welcome in English and French.

The ideal ECW essay focuses on a problem or an issue of interest to people involved in the reading of Canadian writing, and does so in a style that is engaging and direct. Our aim is to publish original, challenging, and factually accurate research on all periods and genres of Canadian writing. ECW encourages the publication of detailed review essays of new books by and about Canadian writers or about theoretical issues connected with the study and appreciation of Canadian Literature. The journal also supports the publication of interviews and bibliographies devoted to Canadian literary topics. Essays of any length will be considered.

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