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  KOBZAR™ The Kobzar Literary Award - Shevchenko Foundation


Honorary Patrons

The Right Honourable
Adrienne Clarkson
The Honourable Senator
Raynell Andreychuk
Joy Kogawa
Nino Ricci


Advisors during Phase One:

Nik Burton
Coteau Books

Kitty Lewis
Brick Books

Jack Rabinovitch
Scotia Giller Prize

Antanas Sileika
Humber College School for Writers

Geoffrey Taylor
Harbourfront International Authors Festival

Nora Taylor
Charles Taylor Prize for Non Fiction
    Ready to take the next step with your writing? Prepare for publication in two practical summer workshops with publishing industry professionals!

How To Get Published
July 7 - 8, 2017
Humber College Lakeshore Campus - Toronto


This insider's guide is an intensive, two-day workshop for writers who want to know how to get published, how to promote themselves, and how to navigate the publishing business. Learn from Cynthia Good, former president and publisher of Penguin Canada; Sam Hiyate, literary agent at The Rights Factory, and Evan Munday, author, illustrator and former Coach House Books publicist. Click here for more information or to register!

The Insider's Guide to Writing and Publishing
for Young Readers
July 13 - 15, 2017
University of Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown


Have you always wanted to write for children or young adults? Take a working vacation in Charlottetown to improve your manuscript with feedback from Annick Press' Rick Wilks, to craft effective query letters with tips from Cynthia Good, and to learn successful self-promotion strategies from YA author and former book publicist Tom Ryan. No matter what stage of writing you're at - from concept to first draft or beyond - this workshop is full of practical suggestions and writing inspiration. Click here for more information or to register!

For more information contact:
Dr. Christine Turkewych, Director
Literary Arts: Kobzar Award & Scholarships

Email: christine@shevchenkofoundation.com
    Key Dates
January 31, 2019
Deadline for submissions for awarding in March 2020

What's New
Kobzar Literary
Award Night

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Palais Royal, Lakeshore Blvd.
Toronto ON

For tickets call: 416-233-9700

2017 Humber Writer's
Scholarship Recipients

Kobzar Writers' Scholarships awarded at Humber College



Ann Cavlovic with
David Bezmozgis

Photo Credit: Marc Lappano



Lesia Chytra with
Dr. Christine Turkewych

Photo Credit: Marc Lappano

Bello at Young
People's Theatre

Bello, for ages 6-9, is based on the Mennonite Ukraine of the 1920s, and will be performed at Young People's Theatre (YPT) in Toronto from
October 10-20, 2017.

A special discount is available
on October 14, as part of
First Saturday Savings -
all tickets are just $15!

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.


Bello
 
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