|2011 Helen and Stan Vine
Canadian Jewish Book Awards
Monday, May 30, 2011, 8 PM
The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street (MAP/PARKING INFO)
The 23rd annual Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards celebrating excellence in Canadian writing on Jewish themes and subjects. Books in a variety of genres including fiction, history, scholarship, and youth literature were recognized at the awards ceremony – this year at the beautiful Appel Salon.
The awards ceremony was hosted by award-winning and bestselling author, Michael Wex. Ceremony followed by a book signing with the authors. Winning books available for purchase at the book signing through Israel's Judaica.
2011 Winners Announced!
DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE HERE (PDF)
The 2011 winners are:
Alison Pick, Far to Go
Published by House of Anansi Press Inc.
POLITICS AND HISTORY
Tarek Fatah, The Jew is Not My Enemy
Published by McClelland & Stewart
Robert Eli Rubinstein, An Italian Renaissance: Choosing Life In Canada
Published by Urim Publications
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Charles Foran, Mordecai: The Life and Times
Published by Random House Canada
Harold Troper, The Defining Decade: Identity, Politics, and the Canadian Jewish Community in the 1960s
Published by University of Toronto Press
Judie Oron, Cry of the Giraffe
Published by Annick Press
2011 WINNING AUTHOR BIOS AND BOOK INFORMATION HERE (PDF)
2011 JURY CITATIONS HERE (PDF)
The Jury of the 2011 Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards
Adam Fuerstenberg | Marjorie Gann | Judith Ghert | Alain Goldschläger | Sara Horowitz | Judy Stoffman | Edward Trapunski | Judy Wolfe
2011 JURY BIOS HERE (PDF)
Support for the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards is provided by the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto.
CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF ALL PAST WINNERS (1989-2010) (PDF)
A NOTE ON THE AWARD CATEGORIES OF THE HELEN & STAN VINE CANADIAN JEWISH BOOK AWARDS
Awards are given out annually and have included the following categories: Fiction; Scholarship; Biography / Memoir; History; Children’s / Young Adult Literature; Poetry; Holocaust-themed; Jewish Thought & Culture; and Yiddish (Translation from Yiddish, or Yiddish-themed). The prizes of the Canadian Jewish Book Awards are not fixed to a set number or set categories but are determined annually at the discretion of the Jury. For example, the categories of Poetry and Yiddish Literature have not been discontinued; however, no prizes will be awarded in these areas in 2011. Please refer to the call for submissions below for more information on the eligibility criteria that informs the Jury's decision making process.
|Location:||Koffler Centre of the Arts