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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

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

One of Canada’s richest awards nights, the evening featured the presentation of seven literary prizes and more than $250,000 to Canadian writers, including the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Watch the livestream online at

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

Read about the prizes: 

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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