Rakuten Kobo Announces Winning Authors as it Celebrates Ten Years of eReaders
By: Yasmin Ranade
August 16, 2019
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a good read. Book or eReader?
Rakuten Kobo recently announced the winners of the fifth annual Emerging Writer Prize, adding three authors to Canada’s growing list of esteemed and celebrated writers. Debut authors in Literary Fiction, Romance, and Nonfiction each receive a $10,000 CAD cash prize, and will have promotional, marketing and communications support from Rakuten Kobo to aid in fostering their writing careers.
The 2019 winners in each feature category are:
Literary Fiction winner: Nora Decter for How Far We Go and How Fast, published by Orca Book Publishers
Romance winner:Julie Evelyn Joyce for Steeped in Love, self-published by the author
Nonfiction winner: Kate Harris for Lands of Lost Borders, published by Knopf Canada
Michael Tamblyn, CEO of Rakuten Kobo
“This is a special year for Rakuten Kobo and..Read More