Writers’ Trust Names Finalists for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing: Five Books Explore Canadian Politics Past and Present

March 27, 2018 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named the five finalists for the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. The winner will be announced in Ottawa on May 9, 2018, at the annual Politics and the Pen gala.   Finalist books include biographies of the tenth prime minister of Canada and the first prime minister of … Read more

Writers’ Trust Reveals Future Residents of Berton House

  >>From Writers’ Trust of Canada Notable authors travelling to Canada’s North to live and write in the Yukon January 23, 2017 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada is announcing the 2017–18 roster of writers to attend the Berton House Writers’ Retreat, Canada’s most sought-after residency program for authors. Each writer will travel … Read more

Writers’ Trust Commends Three Young Fiction Writers

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Writers’ Trust Commends Three Young Fiction Writers Finalists Announced for RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Toronto – May 11, 2016 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada has announced the finalists for a literary award known for discovering and promoting the brightest up-and-coming young writers in Canada. The … Read more

Call for Submissions: 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Call for Submissions: 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Candidates are invited to submit 5-10 pages (up to 2,500 words) of previously unpublished short fiction to the 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award. A $5,000 grand prize winner will be announced on June 8. Two honourable mentions will each receive $1,000. To be eligible, candidates … Read more