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Announcement for Hamilton Literary Awards 2024 - Celebrating 31 Years of Hamilton’s Writers!


Hamilton Arts Council is thrilled to announce the 31st Annual Hamilton Literary Awards is officially presented in partnership with gritLIT: Hamilton’s Readers and Writers Festival.


For 20 years gritLIT has showcased the best in contemporary Canadian literature. Known for its diverse events, including author readings, panel discussions, and workshops, gritLIT attracts a wide array of authors, readers and writers. Their commitment to promoting literary arts and fostering community engagement makes them an ideal partner for strengthening the impact and reach of the annual Literary Awards.


Submissions for the 2024 awards will be accepted in July. Updated information regarding submission processes and eligibility will be announced at the start of submissions. Potential submitters should check back here on July 1st for detailed guidelines and entry forms.


We look forward to another year of recognizing the outstanding achievements of our local authors!

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