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.

2020 Emerging Writers Short Prose Competition Winner!

The Shevchenko Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Emerging Writers Short Prose Competition – Tanya Berezuk.

2020 Key Dates

Kobzar Book Award Celebration – March 12, 2020