Writers' Trust Awards

November 2, 2016

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 2016 Writers' Trust Awards was held on November 2 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 event online at writerstrust.com/wtawards

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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