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Confidence, a darkly humorous and urbane story collection, by Russell Smith has been shortlisted for The 2015 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Big congratulations, Russell! 6 more words

Awards & Nominations

Southwest clinches playoff spot

Green Bay Southwest took care of business early, exploding for 38 points in the second quarter en route to a 52-14 victory over Sheboygan South on Friday. 2,284 more words


Celebrate Biblioasis!

So great when everyone’s favourite small press comes up the middle and wins. Biblioasis, an 11-year-old press from Windsor, ON, has three books on this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist: Anakana Schofield’s ‘Martin John’; Samuel Archibald’s ‘Arvida’; Russell Smith’s ‘Confidence’. 8 more words


André Alexis and Russell Smith are finalists for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

The Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize annually awards one winner $25,000. The finalists for this year’s prize were announced Tuesday morning in Toronto.

André Alexis saw his second nomination for the prize in as many years, following up his previous novel, Pastoral with Fifteen Dogs (Coach House Books), which is also long listed for this year’s Giller Prize. 94 more words


Russell Smith: Asylum seekers are the stars of this Canadian arts initiative

Interesting initiative to encourage understanding and integration, using the arts:

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how art has been interpreting the European refugee crisis.

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Rdp: McNabb’s big night propels West De Pere

DE PERE — West De Pere needed a big win, and Matthew McNabb had the big night the Phantoms craved.

McNabb rushed for 289 yards and all five of his team’s touchdowns, as West De Pere took down Waupaca 33-18 in a Bay Conference game on Friday. 2,556 more words


Five Questions with… Russell Smith

IFOA: Finish this sentence: “When I’m not writing or reading, you can find me…”

Smith: Mixing techno in my basement on my Traktor S4 controller. 6 more words