Writers’ Trust Press Release: Announcing the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize finalists

Writers’ Trust announces finalists for 20th anniversary Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. Shortlist features hot button topics such as Indigenous justice, diplomacy with China, and the quest for a UN Security Council seat. July 29, 2020 – Toronto –  The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named five finalists for the 20th annual $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen … Read more

Writers’ Trust announces 2018 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction finalists

Five Canadian authors shortlisted for $60,000 annual award Toronto – September 19, 2018 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada today announced the five finalists for the 2018 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. With a prize of $60,000, this is the richest annual literary award for a book of nonfiction by a Canadian writer. … Read more

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