About the Award

The Writers' Trust Engel/Findley Award is given to a mid-career writer in recognition of a remarkable body of work, and in anticipation of future contributions to Canadian literature. All Canadian writers are considered. The winner, selected by a three-member, independent judging panel, is announced annually at the Writers’ Trust Awards.

2017 Winner

Billie
Livingston

Jury Citation

Author Page

Selected Works

“It’s incredible to be told, when it feels like you’re bumping along in the middle of nowhere, that you’re on the right path. It feels like a big, beautiful lifeline.”