KOBZAR™ Book Award 2022 Shortlist Announced

Winnipeg – The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko is pleased to announce the shortlisted titles for the 2022 KOBZAR™ Book Award.

2021 Emerging Writers Competition Winner – Adrian Lysenko!

Deadline for Submissions for the 2022 Kobzar™ Book Award is May 31, 2021

“Our Familiar Hunger” by Laisha Rosnau wins the 2020 Kobzar™ Book Award!

The Shevchenko Foundation is pleased to announce that Our Familiar Hunger, by Laisha Rosnau, published by Nightwood Editions, is the winner of the 2020 Kobzar™ Book Award.

The KOBZAR™ Book Award

The $25,000 biennial KOBZAR™ Book Award (formerly the Kobzar™ Literary Award) recognizes outstanding contributions to Canadian literary arts by authors who write on a topic with a tangible connection to the Ukrainian Canadian experience. Genres include literary non-fiction, fiction, poetry, young readers’ literature, play, screenplay and musical.

2021 Key Dates

Kobzar Book Award Submissions Deadline – May 31, 2021