Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize




  • Krista Bridge for The Eliot Girls, published by Douglas & McIntyre
  • Lynn Coady for Hellgoing, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Cary Fagan for A Bird’s Eye, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Colin McAdam for A Beautiful Truth, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada
  • Lisa Moore for Caught, published by House of Anansi Press


  • Tim Bowling for The Tinsmith, published by Brindle & Glass Publishing
  • Tamas Dobozy for Siege 13, published by Thomas Allen Publishers
  • Rawi Hage for Carnival, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Alix Ohlin for Inside, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Linda Spalding for The Purchase, published by McClelland & Stewart



  • Trevor Cole for Practical Jean, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Emma Donoghue for Room, published by HarperCollins Publishers
  • Micheal Helm for Cities of Refuge, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Kathleen Winter for Annabel, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Michael Winter for The Death of Donna Whalen, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada


  • Nicole Brossard, translated by Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood, for Fences in Breathing, published by Coach House Books
  • Douglas Coupland for Generation A, published by Random House Canada
  • Annabel Lyon for The Golden Mean, published by Random House Canada
  • Alice Munro for Too Much Happiness, published by McClelland & Stewart: A Douglas Gibson Book
  • Andrew Steinmetz for Eva’s Threepenny Theatre, published by Gaspereau Press


  • Rivka Galchen for Atmospheric Disturbances, published by HarperCollins Canada
  • Rawi Hage for Cockroach, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Lee Henderson for The Man Game, published by Viking Canada
  • Patrick Lane for Red Dog, Red Dog, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Miriam Toews for The Flying Troutmans, published by Knopf Canada


  • Shaena Lambert for Radiance, published by Random House Canada
  • Lawrence Hill for The Book of Negroes, published by HarperCollins
  • Robert Hough for The Culprits, published by Random House Canada
  • Nancy Huston for Fault Lines, published by McArthur & Company
  • M.G. Vassanji for The Assassin’s Song, published by Doubleday Canada


  • Peter Behrens for The Law of Dreams, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Rawi Hage for DeNiro’s Game, published by House of Anansi Press
  • Catherine Hanrahan for Lost Girls and Love Hotels, published by Viking Canada
  • Kenneth J. Harvey for Inside, published by Random House Canada
  • Mary Lawson for the Other Side of the Bridge, published by Knopf Canada


  • Joseph Boyden for Three Day Road, published by Viking Canada
  • Michael Crummey for The Wreckage, published by Doubleday Canada
  • Lauren B. Davis for The Radiant City, published by HarperCollins
  • Allan Donaldson for Maclean, published by Vagrant Press
  • Rabindranath Maharaj for A Perfect Pledge, published by Knopf Canada


  • Michael Helm for In the Place of Last Things, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Colin McAdam for Some Great Thing, published by Raincoast Books
  • Jeffrey Moore for The Memory Artists, published by Viking Canada
  • Alice Munro for Runaway, published by McClelland & Stewart/Douglas Gibson Books
  • Russell Smith for Muriella Pent, published by Doubleday Canada


  • Jacqueline Baker for A Hard Witching & Other Stories, published by HarperFlamingo Canada: A Phyllis Bruce Book
  • Gil Courtemanche for A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali, translated by Patricia Claxton, published by Knopf Canada
  • Barbara Gowdy for The Romantic, published by HarperFlamingo Canada
  • Judith McCormack for The Rule of Last Clear Chance, published by The Porcupine’s Quill
  • Kevin Patterson for Country of Cold, published by Vintage Canada


  • Terry Griggs for Rogues’ Wedding, published by Random House Canada
  • Ann Ireland for Exile, published by The Dundurn Group
  • Paulette Jiles for Enemy Women, published by HarperFlamingo Canada
  • Lori Lansens for Rush Home Road, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada
  • Nino Ricci for Testament, published by Doubleday Canada


  • Alice Munro for Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, published by McClelland & Stewart: A Douglas Gibson Book
  • Elizabeth Ruth for Ten Good Seconds of Silence, published by The Dundurn Group
  • Margaret Sweatman for When Alice Lay Down with Peter, published by Knopf Canada
  • Timothy Taylor for Stanley Park, published Knopf Canada
  • Thomas Wharton for Salamander, published by McClelland & Stewart


  • Todd Babiak for Choke Hold, published by Turnstone Press
  • Lynn Coady for Play the Monster Blind, published by Doubleday Canada
  • Douglas Glover for 16 Categories of Desire, published by Goose Lane Editions
  • Helen Humphreys for afterimage, published by HarperFlamingo Canada: A Phyllis Bruce Book
  • Michael Winter for This All Happened, published by House of Anansi Press


  • Caroline Adderson for A History of Forgetting, published by Key Porter Books
  • Elyse Gasco for Can You Wave Bye Bye, Baby?, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Judy MacDonald for Jane, published by Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Alistair MacLeod for No Great Mischief, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Peter Oliva for The City of Yes, published by McClelland & Stewart


  • André Alexis for Childhood, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Barbara Gowdy for The White Bone, published by HarperFlamingo Canada
  • Greg Hollingshead for The Healer, published by HarperFlamingo Canada
  • Wayne Johnston for The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, published by Knopf Canada
  • Alice Munro for The Love of a Good Woman, published by McClelland & Stewart


  • Austin Clarke for The Origin of Waves, published by McClelland & Stewart
  • Elizabeth Hay for Small Change, published by Porcupine’s Quill
  • Brian Moore for The Magician’s Wife, published by Knopf Canada
  • Mordecai Richler for Barney’s Version, published by Knopf Canada
  • Jane Urquhart for The Underpainter, published by McClelland & Stewart


Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing  
Second Deadline

Sept 14, 2016
For books published between
June 15 - Sept 13

Woodcock Fund



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