Celebrate the winners of the 2021 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature in the online Awards Ceremony. Awards will be announced in four categories: Fiction, History, Non-Fiction and Young Adult/Children’s – each with a prize of $10,000 – with winning authors in each category attending.
Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature is an annual national awards program that honours both the best Canadian Jewish writers and non-Jewish Canadian authors who deal with Jewish subjects in Fiction, History, Non-Fiction, Young Adult/Children’s literature, and Poetry. Each winning author receives a prize of $10,000. Awards in all categories are given annually, with the exception of poetry that is awarded every three years. The 2021 Jury – comprised of authors Zelda Abramson, Nathan Adler and Naomi K. Lewis – reviewed 42 entries to the Fiction, History, Non-Fiction and Young Adult/Children’s categories.To see the full 2021 Vine Awards shortlist, click here. The Koffler is also delighted to present three virtual panels featuring shortlisted Vine Awards authors on November 16, November 17 and November 18.
The Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature are made possible by a generous donation from:
Lillian and Norman Glowinsky Family Foundation
The 2021 Vine Awards programs are co-Presented by the Miles Nadal JCC and the Centre for Contemporary Literature, Holy Blossom Temple. All 2021 Vine Awards shortlisted titles can be purchased from