Writers’ Trust announces 2018 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists

Five Canadian authors shortlisted for $50,000 annual award Toronto – September 26, 2018 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada today announced the finalists for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, recognizing authors of this year’s best novel or short story collection. Each finalist receives $5,000 and the winner, announced at the Writers’ Trust Awards ceremony … Read more

AUTHOR GARY GEDDES WINS FREEDOM TO READ AWARD

Toronto – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is proud to announce that Gary Geddes (author, poet, anthologist and translator) is the recipient of the 2018 Freedom to Read Award. The award is presented annually by TWUC in recognition of work that is passionately supportive of free expression. Past recipients include Deborah Campbell, Mohamed Fahmy, Janine … Read more

ANNOUNCING OUR FREEDOM TO READ CHAMPION: DOROTHY MACNAUGHTON

We are thrilled to announce this year’s Freedom to Read Champion, Dorothy Macnaughton. “Traditionally, when people talk about freedom to read, they talk about censorship: book burning, book banning and access to information that’s being intentionally kept from the public. But Dorothy Macnaughton has spent the last 20 years leading a different freedom-to-read fight: improving the … Read more