Announcing the 2019 Vine Award Winners

The Koffler Centre of the Arts is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature. The Awards were handed out at a luncheon ceremony on October 23, 2019 at the Windsor Arms Hotel, Toronto

See the Winners here.

The Vine Awards honour both the best Canadian Jewish writers and Canadian authors who deal with Jewish subjects in five categories; Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, History and Children’s/Young Adult literature; each with a prize of $10,000. The 2019 Jury – poet Ayesha Chatterjee, children’s author Melanie J. Fishbane, and author Eric Beck Rubin – reviewed 84 entries.

Read the 2019 Vine Award Winners Press Release here.


Submissions open January 6, 2020

Submissions for the 2020 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature – for books published in 2019 – open on January 6, 2020.

Submission Requirements and Entry Form.