Posted on April 9, 2024 at 8:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!

  • The International Booker Prize has released its 2024 shortlist (The Guardian).

  • The Carol Shields Prize has also released its 2024 shortlist; this very new prize, in just its second year, gives an author $150,000 and a residency in Newfoundland, Canada (NPR).

  • Canadian writers are part of a group demanding that major arts funder Scotiabank divest from an Israeli weapons manufacturer (Literary Hub).

  • The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced a relaunch, but lead sponsor Baillie Gifford's fossil fuel links are still cause for concern among some (The Guardian).

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