The Atlantic Book Awards announced their 2015 shortlists at the Halifax Public Library on April 7th during a "Writers in Conversation" discussion with Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod, and Ami MacKay.

Both the international and Canadian shortlists for the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize were revealed on April 7th.

The Manitoba Writers' Guild and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers unveiled the shortlists for the 2015 Manitoba Book Awards on April 1st, celebrating the best of the province's writing and publishing.

The League of Canadian Poets kicked off National Poetry Month with a bang, announcing the nominees for the 2015 Raymond Souster Award, Gerald Lampert and Pat Lowther Memorial Awards, and the Sheri-D Wilson Goldern Beret Award winner.