September 04, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Journey Prize Finalists
There's something so deeply Canadian about the short story as a form - maybe it's the fact that our first lady of letters, Alice Munro, famously excels at it or simply that its capacity for experimentation, ...
May 29, 2019
John Elizabeth Stintzi Wins 25th Annual RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers
Bronwen Wallace Award winner John Elizabeth Stintzi (right) with event host and CBC personality Shelagh RogersYesterday evening in Toronto, John Elizabeth Stintzi was named the 25th winner of the Writers' ...
May 21, 2019
"These Poems Attempt the Impossible" The 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Nominees on Poetry, CanLit & More
The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, administered by the Writers' Trust and sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, has a downright impressive track record of recognizing remarkably talented ...
May 07, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Finalists for 2019 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers!
2019 Dayne Ogilvie nominees Joelle Barron, Lindsay Nixon, & Casey PlettIt's one of the only Canadian prizes celebrating LGBTQ writing, and it's honoured some of the most acclaimed writers in the ...
April 30, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Shortlist for $10,000 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award
Today the Writers' Trust of Canada announced the three finalists for their award dedicated to celebrating emerging writers, The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award. The prize alternates each year between short ...
November 08, 2018
Writers' Trust Honours Hay, Bhat, Page & Others with More Than $260,000 in Literary Prizes
Last night in Toronto, the Glenn Gould Studio at CBC was packed full of writers, readers, and members of the Canadian literary community, all waiting on tenterhooks to hear the names of writers whose ...
November 07, 2018
"We Hunger for the Real" The 2018 Weston Prize Finalists on the Power of Non-Fiction
The Writers' Trust of Canada has been going from strength to strength in recent years, with their prizes and programs increasing in impact and profile every year (the 2018 Writers' Trust Awards ceremony, ...
November 02, 2018
Black Tie Books: Guest Authors for the 2018 Writers' Trust Gala on Dressing Up, Books, and Space Suits
There's a reason the Writers' Trust Gala has been a highlight of the literary calendar for so long: not only is it a chance for writers to shed their writing-at-home soft pants and crumpled teaching ...
September 26, 2018
Writers' Trust Announces Rogers Fiction Prize Shortlist including Rawi Hage's Fourth Rogers Nomination
This morning, the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced the finalists for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, recognizing authors of this year’s best novel or short story collection. Each finalist ...
September 19, 2018
Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction Releases Memoir-Rich Shortlist
This morning the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced the five finalists for the 2018 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the country's biggest and arguably most influential non-fiction ...