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Writers' Trust Awards

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
5:30pm Reception  |  6:30pm Presentation

2016 Writers' Trust Awards Glenn Gould Studio Toronto Livestream
Winners Eden Robinson, Brian Brett, Yasuko Thanh, Alan Cumyn, Deborah Campbell, Gregory Scofield, and Colette Langlois

A celebration of the year’s best books and Canada’s supreme literary talents, the 2017 Writers' Trust Awards will be held on November 14 at Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto.

One of Canada’s richest awards nights, the evening featured the presentation of seven literary prizes and $219,000 to Canadian writers, including the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Watch the 2016 event online at

The Writers’ Trust Awards are made possible through generous support from corporate, foundation, and individual sponsors.

Read about the prize winners: 

2016 Event Sponsors:

Prize Sponsors
  • Rogers
  • Metcalf Foundation
Government Sponsor
Media Partner
  •  Globe and Mail
  •  CBC Books
  •  Indigo
  • Push Design
  • Quill & Quire
  • Steam Whistle
  • White Pine Pictures

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