Press Releases

The Writers’ Trust of Canada Announces the Jury for the 2014 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction (07/15/14)

Writers' Trust of Canada Presents 2014 Prize for Emerging LGBT Writer (06/23/14)
Dayne Ogilvie Prize Announced During World Pride in Toronto

Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’ Trust Announce Winners of Inaugural Student Writing Contest (06/10/14)
First annual contest draws entries from high-school students across Canada

Writers’ Trust Names Future Star of Canadian Literature (05/27/14)
Erin Frances Fisher wins RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers 

Writers’ Trust Announces Nominees for 20th Annual RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers
(03/29/14)
Award known for identifying future stars of Canadian literature celebrates landmark year

Writers’ Trust Announces Year’s Best Political Book
(03/12/2014)
Paul Wells wins Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
A French language release is also available.

Writers’ Trust Announces National Summit of Writers’ Associations
(03/12/2014)
Provincial Associations Pool Intellectual Resources to Advance Canadian Literary Culture

Writers' Trust Sending Authors to Canada's North
(02/11/2014)
Future Berton House Writers-in-Residence Named

Writers’ Trust Reveals Year’s Best Political Books
 (02/04/2014)
Policy-oriented shortlist encompasses war, urban planning, modern leadership. A French language release is also available.

Canadian Writers Take Home $114,000
 (11/20/2013)
13th Annual Writers’ Trust Awards Announced

Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’ Trust Present $60,000 Literary Award
 (10/21/2013)
Graeme Smith Wins for Account of Afghan War

Writers’ Trust Announces First Fiction-Prize Shortlists of the Season
(09/30/2013)
Anansi dominates Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize with 3 nominations

Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’
Trust Announce Finalists for $60,000 Literary Award (09/18/2013)
Shortlist explores Native experience, natural history, film, family secrets, war's truths.

Writers' Trust Proud to Name Three-Member Nonfiction Jury (07/22/2013)
2013 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction Jury Announced

Writers'Trust Presents LGBT Literary Award to Vancouver Playwright
(06/26/13) 
Dayne Ogilive Prize Announced During Toronto Pride Week

Writers’ Trust Identifies Stars of Tomorrow
(04/18/13)
Finalists Announced for RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

Marcello Di Cintio wins the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize
(03/06/13)
A French-language release is available.

Writers' Trust to Post Authors in Canada's North (01/22/13)
Future Berton House Writers-in-Residence Named

Writers’ Trust Announces Year’s Best Political Books (01/15/13)
Cities on the move, nations in conflict, national health make up shortlist.
A French-language release is available.

Writers' Trust of Canada Announces New Executive Director (12/6/12)
The Writers’ Trust announced the appointment of Mary Osborne as the organization’s new Executive Director.

Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’ Trust Present $60,000 Literary Award (11/12/12)
Candace Savage Wins for Disquieting Prairie Memoir.

Short Stories and Children’s Literature Win Big at 2012 Writers’ Trust Awards (11/08/12)
Tamas Dobozy, Nino Ricci, Jean Little, Paul Yee among night’s big winners

Hon. Hilary M. Weston and the Writers’ Trust Announce Finalists for $60,000 Literary Award
 (25/09/12) 
Barbara Amiel Black and Seamus O’Regan join prize jury.

Retail Partnership Announced (20/09/12)
Loblaw and the Writers’ Trust join forces to champion Canadian writers

Writers’ Trust Announces First Fiction Prizes of the Season (19/09/12)
Global Stories, Canadian Perspectives -- Indie Presses Dominate Pack

Writers’ Trust Rewards Amber Dawn with Prize for LGBT Authors (27/06/12)
Vancouver Writer Wins Sixth Annual Dayne Ogilvie Prize

The Writers’ Trust of Canada Announces the Jury for the 2012 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction (14/05/12)
Three prominent authors named to judge this year's prize.

George Woodcock's Centenary an Opportunity to Reflect Upon His Contribution to Canadian Writers (08/05/12)
Growing gift to fellow writers approaches $900,000.

Key Dates Announced for Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction (02/05/12)
Finalists for country's richest annual prize for nonfiction to be announced on September 25, 2012.

A Win for Gwyn (25/04/12)
Richard Gwyn Receives Shaughnessy Cohen Prize. A French-language release is available. 

Writers’ Trust Recognizes Promising Young Writers (04/03/12)
Finalists Revealed for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers.

Year's Best Political Books Announced (22/02/12)
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize finalists named. A French-language release is available.

Next Writers-in-Residence Announced (17/01/12)
Berton House Writers' Retreat announcement.

 

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