January 09, 2019
Memoirs Make Strong Showing on the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist
This morning, jurors Camilla Gibb and Roy MacGregor announced the five finalists for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize for Nonfiction, one of the most influential literary prizes in the country. A third juror, ...
December 05, 2018
RBC Taylor Prize Reveals 10 Title 2019 Longlist
Earlier today, the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize jurors, Camilla Gibb, Roy MacGregor, and Beverley McLachlin, announced the longlist for the eighteenth edition of the venerable non-fiction prize. They jury ...
February 26, 2018
Tanya Talaga Awarded 2018 $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize
Today at a luncheon in Toronto's Omni King Edward Hotel, Tanya Talaga was awarded the $25,000 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction for her book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths ...
February 23, 2018
"True Stories are Always the Best Stories & They Can Be the Toughest to Write": The 2018 RBC Taylor Prize Finalists on Non-Fiction
On Monday, the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction will be presented to one of five shortlisted authors. This year's list is an eclectic one, making it tough to predict a winner in this strong crop ...
January 10, 2018
RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist announced, featuring Tanya Talaga and James Maskalyk
This morning in Toronto, one of the most prestigious non-fiction prizes in Canada announced their 2018 shortlist. The 2018 jurors — Christine Elliott, Anne Giardini, and James Polk — announced the ...
December 07, 2017
RBC Taylor Prize Longlist Announced
After a fiction-focused fall prize season, the focus is back on non-fiction with the announcement of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize longlist.Notably, included on the list are two of the Weston Prize finalists ...
March 06, 2017
Ross King wins 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for Monet Biography
Ross King received a standing ovation this afternoon in Toronto when his name was announced as the winner of the 16th annual RBC Taylor Prize for Non-fiction.His winning book, Mad Enchantment: Claude ...
March 06, 2017
Special Feature: The RBC Taylor Prize Finalists on Non-Fiction
Today in Toronto, the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction will be presented to one of five shortlisted authors. This year's list is focused on personal stories, with memoirs from a Holocaust survivor, ...
February 27, 2017
Featured Video: Matti Friedman on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated military memoir
After moving to Israel from Toronto as a teen, Matti Friedman served three years in the Israeli army. Part of a small group charged with holding a remote Lebanon hilltop (codename "The Pumpkin") Friedman's ...
February 22, 2017
Featured Video: Ross King on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated Monet Biography
It's one of the most iconic series of paintings in the world: Monet's water lilies series, huge watercolour canvases that are instantly recognizable, even to those outside the art world. But the story ...