Watch the highlights from the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award Ceremony and Dinner, which took place March 2, 2016 at Palais Royale, Toronto.

Maurice Mierau is the winner of the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award for his memoir Detachment: An Adoption Memoir, about Mierau and his wife’s decision to adopt two small boys from Ukraine.

The $25,000 Kobzar Literary Award recognizes outstanding contributions to Canadian literary arts by authors who develop a Ukrainian Canadian theme with literary merit in one of several genres: literary non-fiction, fiction, poetry, young readers’ literature, plays, screenplays, and musicals.

Applications due:
April 1 and October 1 annually
Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards
Applications will be accepted from July 1 through July 31
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* Includes bursaries for Ukrainians studying in Canada
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