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2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Candidates are invited to submit 5-10 pages (up to 2,500 words) of previously unpublished short fiction to the 2016 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award.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

Writers’ Trust Announces First Fiction-Prize Shortlists of the Season

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Writers’ Trust Announces First Fiction-Prize Shortlists of the Season Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize features debut novel; strong indie-press presence; consecutive nominations for Alexis Toronto – September 29, 2015 –The Writers’ Trust of Canada revealed this morning the finalists for two major prizes for excellence in Canadian fiction: the Rogers … Read more

Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’ Trust Announce Finalists for $60,000 Literary Award

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’ Trust Announce Finalists for $60,000 Literary Award Literary community invited to puzzle out shortlist Toronto – September 16, 2015 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced today the five finalists for this year’s Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the richest … Read more

Writers’ Trust Announces One-Time Program to Endorse Emerging Writers

>>From the Writer’s Trust of Canada Writers’ Trust Announces One-Time Program to Endorse Emerging Writers “Five x Five” delivers high-profile commendations and $25,000 to writers on the rise September 8, 2015 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada is delighted to announce “Five x Five,” a one-time program made possible by the RBC Emerging … Read more

Alessandra Naccarato wins RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

>>From the Writers’ Trust of Canada Toronto – May 26, 2015 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada has announced Alessandra Naccarato as the winner of the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. The award spotlights Canada’s most talented developing writers, giving them much needed funding, exposure, and mentorship opportunities, and has a strong track record for discovering and … Read more