Writers’ Trust of Canada announces 2015 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

>>From the Writers’ Trust of Canada For the 2015 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, a prize of $5,000 will be awarded for the best work of poetry. Two honourable mentions will each receive $1,000 prizes. To be eligible candidates must be:  A Canadian citizen or permanent resident  Under the age of 35 as of … Read more

Writers’ Trust Awards $139,000 to Canadian Writers

>>From the Writers’ Trust of Canada Toronto – November 4, 2014 – Tonight in Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio, the Writers’ Trust of Canada presented six awards for literary merit and $139,000 to Canadian writers. The Writers’ Trust Awards evening is one of the richest literary prize-giving events in Canada. The Writers’ Trust supports Canadian writers throughout the year … Read more

Naomi Klein wins Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction

>>From the Writers’ Trust of Canada October 14, 2014 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced tonight that Naomi Klein has won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction for This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climatepublished by Knopf Canada. The prize is the richest annual literary award for a book of nonfiction published in Canada. The prize was awarded … Read more

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

>>From the Writers’ Trust of Canada TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada revealed this morning the finalists for two major prizes for excellence in Canadian fiction: the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Writers’ Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize. The announcement was made at Ben McNally Books. The five finalists … Read more