The 26th annual Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards were held in PEI in late October, 2013. The awards honour Island writers and those dedicated to the literary arts. Freelance writer and poet Yvette Doucette received the Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literary Arts of PEI. The Joseph Sherman Award for Special Contribution to the Literary Arts on PEI went to Lori Cheverie of Bookmark. The complete list of winners is available at peiwritersguild.com.