Congratulations to our Foreword INDIES finalists

Congratulations to AJ Harper and Gena Cox, whose books are both finalists in the 2022 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards!

Page Two authors soar at Nautilus Book Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that three Page Two authors have won prestigious Nautilus Book Awards.

Amanda Lewis wins 2020 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence

Page Two is thrilled to announce that our editorial director, Amanda Lewis, has won the prestigious 2020 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence.

This $2,000 award, presented by Editors Canada, recognizes an exceptional editor who played an important role on a project published in the 2019 calendar year.

Page Two founders shortlisted for national award

We are so very excited to announce that Page Two co-founders Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White have been named as co-finalists for the TELUS Trailblazer Award by the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, presented by Women of Influence!

Sonja Larsen Wins the Edna Staebler Award for CNF!

Sonja Larsen has won the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction with her debut memoir, Red Star Tattoo.

“As is the case with lives themselves, all memoirs are unique, but this seems especially true of Sonja Larsen’s Red Star Tattoo: My Life as a Girl Revolutionary,” said Bruce Gillespie, professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and juror for the award. 

Sonja Larsen’s Debut Memoir Shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Award

We are excited to share that Sonja Larsen’s debut memoir, Red Star Tattoo, is among the three finalists for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction!

Every year since 1991, the Edna Stabeler Award celebrates at least one creative non-fiction publication—with a Canadian locale and/or significance—by a Canadian writer of one or two books.

What Makes a Book a Bestseller

We’re often asked how books get onto bestseller lists. Do you need to sell a certain number of books? Is there a mysterious algorithm you need to crack? What is the secret of bestselling authors?

Sandra Butt’s The Two Sisters a B.C. Bestseller

Congratulations to Sandra Butt, whose illustrated book The Two Sisters has made the B.C. bestseller list!

For the first time, Pauline Johnson’s “The Two Sisters,” a First Nations legend, is accompanied by sumptuous illustrations that showcase the splendour of the Salish Sea.

Paul Shore Shortlisted for Whistler Independent Book Awards

Congratulations to our client Paul Shore who has been shortlisted in the non-fiction category of the 2017 Whistler Independent Book Awards.

Uncorked: My Year in Provence was described by author Grant Lawrence as, “One part travelogue, one part self-help guide, one part memoir, Uncorked is just like a good French wine: light, delicious, and full of flavour.” It recounts Shore’s year spent accidentally living in Saint-Paul de Vence, where he was eventually embraced by the quirky townsfolk’s inner circle through his mastering the difficult to understand game of pétanque and his effort to deeply absorb the value of tradition.

Nancy Macdonald Wins Two National Magazine Awards

The winners of the 40th annual National Magazine Awards were announced at a gala in Toronto on May 26, and we are delighted to announce that our client Nancy Macdonald took home two of the prestigious prizes.