Featuring the presentation of seven literary prizes and more than $260,000 to Canadian writers, including the $50,000 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Watch a livestream of the 2018 awards at writerstrust.com/WTAwards.
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Awards Announced at the Ceremony:
Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Single Book • Publisher Submission
Winner $60,000 • Finalists $5,000
Sponsored by The Hon. Hilary M. Weston, CM, CVO, OOnt
Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize
Single book • Publisher Submission
Winner $50,000 • Finalists $5,000
Sponsored by Rogers
Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life
Sponsored by Marla and David Lehberg
Latner Writers’ Trust Poetry Prize
Sponsored by the Latner Family Foundation
Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People
Sponsored by the Metcalf Foundation
Writers’ Trust Engel Findley Award
Sponsored by the Writers' Trust Board of Directors, Pitblado Family Foundation, and Michael Griesdorf Fund