November 03, 2022
The Writers' Trust Honours Seven Writers with $270,000 in Prizes, Including Debut Authors francesca ekwuyasi & Nicholas Herring
Yesterday evening in Toronto, the Writers' Trust of Canada hosted publishers, writers, industry professionals, and book lovers to celebrate the best writing in Canada published in the past year. The charity ...
August 24, 2022
Writers' Trust Announces 2022 Dayne Ogilvie Nominees
Today the Writers' Trust of Canada announced the three finalists for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers, one of the only literary awards in the country dedicated to celebrating queer ...
June 24, 2021
Jillian Christmas Wins The Writers' Trust Dayne Ogilvie Award & Praise for Her "Deeply Necessary" Literary Voice
In a digital event last night, The Writers' Trust of Canada announced Jillian Christmas as 2021 winner of the $10,000 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers. The prize, a unique one in the ...
May 26, 2021
Shortlist Announced for the 2021 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers
The Writers' Trust's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers, one of the few prizes in the CanLit landscape to focus on queer writers, boasts an incredible track record, with a past winners ...
October 21, 2020
The Writers' Trust Announces the Winners of the RBC Bronwen Wallace Awards, the Journey Prize, & the Dayne Ogilvie Prize
Today in an online broadcast, the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced four prizewinners for its emerging writers awards: the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers (short fiction and poetry categories); ...
October 13, 2020
"Writing is One Way to Help to Build a More Livable World" A Conversation with the 2020 Dayne Ogilvie Prize Finalists
The Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers was established by Robin Pacific to honour a beloved friend. Ogilvie was a respected editor, writer, and literary manager and his death was devastating ...