Vicky Qiao

Vicky Qiao is a writer and journalist based in Toronto. She has a keen interest in culture reporting and believes that storytelling transcends boundaries. Vicky recently graduated from the Master of Media in Journalism and Communication program at Western University.

Latest from Vicky Qiao

Dionne Brand, Doreen Vanderstoop among winners of Alberta Book Publishing Awards

The Alberta Book Publishing Awards annually celebrate the province's best books of the year across 13 categories — including two new categories introduced this year.

Ontario poet Hoa Nguyen longlisted for U.S. National Book Awards for A Thousand Times Your Lose You Treasure

The National Book Awards annually honour the best writing in America through five categories. Nguyen is nominated for the poetry category.

Kevin Van Tighem, Marlis Butcher and Jessica J. Lee among finalists for Banff Mountain Book Competition

The Banff Mountain Book Competition recognizes excellence in mountain literature from around the world.

Toronto poet Kate Cayley wins $20K Mitchell Prize for Faith and Poetry

Kate Cayley has won the 2021 Ross and Davis Mitchell Prize for Faith and Poetry for her poem Lent.

Adam Dickinson, Valzhyna Mort and Claudia Rankine to judge 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize

The Griffin Poetry Prize annually recognizes the best in Canadian and international poetry. Each prize is worth $65,000, making it one of the biggest poetry prizes in the world.

Jordan Abel & Ian Williams among five finalists for $60K Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction

The Hilary Weston Prize is the richest annual literary award for Canadian nonfiction.

Canadian initiative to donate books to kids during pandemic wins World Literacy Award

Read On Canada! is ​​a group of reading advocates and food bank partners from across the country, working to get books and reading resources to children.

English writer Susanna Clarke wins $51K Women's Prize for Fiction for novel Piranesi

The annual prize recognizes the year's best novel written by a woman in English. Writers from around the world are eligible.

Read On Canada! program nominated for international literary award for work during pandemic

Read On Canada!/Lisons Canada! is ​​a group of reading advocates and food bank partners from across the country, working to get books and reading resources to children.

Rupi Kaur's poetry performance film now available as Amazon Prime Video special

The performance brings together poetry, humour, spoken word, music and visuals inspired by Kaur’s poetry collections.

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